In playoff action out of the Dominican from last night, Starling Marte went 3-for-4, with two runs scored, a double and a stolen base. Marte's Escogido team took a 2-0 advantage in the best-of-nine championship series with a 8-5 win. He is now hitting .387 in the playoffs after batting .304 during the DWL regular season.

Marte has four playoff homers

In action out of Venezuela, Luis Sanz threw a scoreless inning of relief during his team's 4-1 loss. Sanz needed 13 pitches(eight for strikes) to retire the side in order. He struck out one batter.

In Australian Baseball League action from today, Stefan Welch collected three hits in Adelaide's 9-0 win. He hit a triple and drove in his team-leading 27th run. Former Pirates minor leaguer Quincy Latimore, playing in his 12th game of the ...

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