Results for October 28-30, 2016
How did Astros players in Arizona and Latin America fare over the weekend? Well, I have the answers.
ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE
The Glendale Desert Dogs dropped Friday's contest against Salt River by a score of 4-1, but they got the split with a 6-3 victory on Saturday.
On Friday, Ramon Laureano got the start in right field and went 1-4 out of the leadoff spot. Garrett Stubbs was behind the plate and finished 0-4 out of the #2 spot. David Paulino allowed a hit in a scoreless 6th inning.
Jason Martin started in left field on Saturday, and his one hit was a double. He also walked twice and scored three runs in the game. Laureano, who was in right field again, hit a sacrifice fly that turned into a double play in the 3rd inning and ripped a two-run single in the 7th inning. Jacob Dorris allowed two hits in the 8th and struck out the side.
Andrew Aplin appeared for Licey on Friday and Saturday, going 1-7 with a couple of walks in the two games.
Mike Hauschild got the start for Escogido on Friday and allowed two runs on six hits, walked one, and struck out five in four innings of work.
Jordan Jankowski struck out one in a 1-2-3 6th inning on Friday for Gigantes, but he was tagged with the loss on Sunday after allowing three runs (two earned, one inherited runner charged to him) on two hits and walking one while failing to record an out in the top of the 9th against Toros.
Reymin Guduan appeared for Gigantes on Saturday against Escogido, and he got the second out of the fifth inning, allowing one hit in his outing.
LIGA MEXICANA DEL PACIFICO
Leo Heras finished 2-5 with a solo home run (2) and scored three runs on Friday and followed that up with another 2-5 performance with a stolen base (2) on Saturday. He did go 0-3 on Sunday, but he still turned in a solid weekend at the plate.
LIGA DE BEISBOL PROFESIONAL ROBERTO CLEMENTE
Santurce defeated Carolina 7-4 on Saturday. Evan Grills got the start for the Crabbers (that's the rough English translation for cangrejero) and got the win, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits and striking out three in five innings. Roberto Peña finished 2-4 with a double and a run scored.
Juan Carlos Santos pitched the 8th for Carolina and allowed a run on a double, walked one, and struck out one.