In an abbreviated schedule from last night, Darren Ford made his return to Winter ball in Venezuela. He left Leones de Caracas after the team's game on November 19th to return home to spend time with family and his return to the VWL wasn't certain at the time. Ford went 1-for-4 last night, with a walk and run scored. Through 32 games, he has a .281/.358/.378 line.

Ryan Reid pitched a scoreless inning last night, allowing a single, a walk and he struck out three batters. In was the second time this week that Reid had recorded all of his outs by strikeouts. On Wednesday he struck out five in 1.2 innings of work. He now has a 2.05 ERA after 21 appearances, recording 26 strikeouts in 22 innings, with a 4.43 GO/AO ratio.

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