In the Dominican Winter League on Friday night, Gregory Polanco extended his hitting streak to 12 games with an eighth inning single off Manny Delcarmen. Earlier in the game, Polanco drew two walks. He finished the game 1-for-2 with two walks. In his previous game, Polanco reached base five times.
Atahualpa Severino faced three batters on Friday, striking out one and issuing two walks. Severino was replaced with one out in the inning and neither walk came around to score. One of the batters he faced was Gregory Polanco, pitching against him for the third game this season. Severino has walked him once, allowed a homer and picked up a strikeout.
Matt Hague had a three hit game on Friday, driving in two runs with a double and two singles. He is hitting .355 in 31 AB’s, collecting hits in seven of his eight games.
In Puerto Rico, Ivan De Jesus Jr went 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored on Opening Day. Last year, he won the PWL batting title. On the opposing side, Jerry Sands had a rough start to his Winter, going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
In Australia, Danny Arribas caught game two of a doubleheader today and went 1-for-4 with a single, walk and two runs scored. He went 0-for-3 in the season opener on Friday.
In Mexico, Ali Solis went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. He is now hitting .302 with seven RBI’s.
In the Veracruz League, Carlos Esqueda went 1-for-2 with a double and HBP. After starting off 0-for-15, Esqueda has hits in three of his last four games.