Here are the updates from the winter leagues over the last two days.
**Daniel McCutchen made his debut in the Dominican League on Sunday, throwing four innings in a start. McCutchen gave up one earned run on six hits and three walks in the four innings, striking out three. The lone run came in the third inning, when McCutchen gave up a leadoff double, and an RBI single three batters later. McCutchen also issued all three of his walks in the inning, but escaped with just the one run.
**In the same game, Anderson Hernandez went 0-for-2. He was 0-for-5 with a walk on the weekend.
**Oscar Tejeda went 0-for-1 on Sunday, entering the game in the eighth inning as a pinch hitter.
**Jose Diaz pitched a shutout inning in relief on Saturday, giving up one hit and striking out one.
**Jhonathan Ramos pitched a perfect inning on Saturday, striking out one. On Sunday he came in to pitch in the seventh, gave up a hit to the first batter he saw, then left the game. The batter was a left ...
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