Sunday, October 14, 2012

Arizona Fall League and Winter League Recaps

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE

Mesa over Phoenix 8-3
Mesa made it three in a row with their win over Phoenix. Jio Mier got a start at third base and went 0-for-3 with a walk, but he did score a run and also drove in George Springer with a sac fly. Jon Singleton had DH duties and set the tone early with a two-run bomb in the first inning. He ended the day 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBIs and also scored twice. Springer started in left field and was 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, a stolen bases and a run scored. LHP Alex Sogard earned the win in relief. Despite issuing a couple of singles and a walk, Sogard extricated himself from the situation with a couple of timely strikeouts and allowed no runs across.

Next Game: Peoria (3-2) at Mesa (3-2) on Monday at 2:35 CST

VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

Aragua (1-2) over Caracas (0-3) 4-2
2B Jose Martinez was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored for Aragua. CF Brandon Barnes was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout for Caracas.

The Dominican Winter League starts today.

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