Winter Leagues

Winter Leagues Recap: Comeback in Adelaide Falls Short

Winter Leagues Recap: Comeback in Adelaide Falls Short

In Winter League action from today, Adelaide lost 4-3 in a game that came down to Quincy Latimore coming up empty in a big spot. Adelaide trailed 4-3 going into the bottom of the ninth. They staged a comeback, loading the bases with a one out single, followed by two walks with two outs, the first one coming from Stefan Welch. Latimore came up and worked the count to 2-0, then after a swinging strike and two foul balls, he popped out to first base to end the game.

In the game, Welch went 2-for-4, with a run scored and a walk. Latimore went 1-for-4 in his second game since returning to the ABL. He also drew a walk and struck out twice.

In the Dominican last night, both Felix Pie and Alex Valdez were benched and their Estrellas de Oriente team ended up winning their first playoff game. ...

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