In the Dominican on Saturday night, Gregory Polanco went 2-for-4 with a double, walk and run scored in his team’s 3-2 victory. He had hits in his first 13 games, before failing to get a hit in two straight games. Polanco has reached base in all 16 games this season, collecting 21 hits and 13 walks. He is hitting .350 with 14 runs scored and 14 RBI’s in 60 AB’s.
Carlos Paulino went 0-for-4 with a run scored in his team’s 10-1 win. Paulino was catching former Pirates farmhand Rudy Owens, who started the game and threw six shutout innings.
In Puerto Rico, Ivan De Jesus Jr went 2-for-4 with a double. He is 6-for-13 with four walks in four games.
Jerry Sands went 3-for-4 with a walk. He was 2-for-11 with six strikeouts coming into the game.
In Colombian League action from Opening Day on Friday night, Tito Polo went 2-for-5 with a triple, RBI and run scored. Harold Ramirez went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. Unfortunately, some of that damage came off Oderman Rocha, who took the loss. He gave up one run on two hits and a walk in 1.1 innings.
On Saturday, Harold Ramirez went 2-for-4 with two singles and a stolen base. Polo went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. Yhonathan Barrios pitched the ninth inning and retired the side in order, striking out two batters. He switched over to pitching mid-season this year and did well in ten appearances in the GCL, allowing one run in 11 innings, while striking out ten batters. In the Fall Instructional League last month, he hit 99 MPH.
In Australia from Sunday, Danny Arribas went 1-for-3 with a walk, run scored and stolen base. After two weekends of the ABL season, he is 2-for-21 with four walks and he has split his six games evenly between first base and catcher.
In Mexico, Ali Solis went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts before being pinch hit for in the eighth inning. At the time of his departure, his team was down 13-1.