For the second game in a row in the Dominican, Leones del Escogido saw their day shortened due to rain. They played six innings on Tuesday, then had Wednesday's game rained out. So the played on Thursday, which was a scheduled off-day. Starling Marte went 2-for-3 with two singles in the six inning game. Both of those hits were against veteran Esmil Rogers, who has seen action during seven seasons in the majors. The rest of the Escogido lineup had two hits and seven strikeouts against Rogers, who threw a complete game shutout. Marte is hitting .178/.224/.378 through 12 games.

Jung-Ho Kang got help from the rain on Tuesday night. He was 0-for-2 through three innings when that game was called. Those stats were wiped away and he started fresh on Thursday during the makeup game. Kang went 2-...

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