With the Dominican league off until Tuesday, we are a little light on the action for the next few days. Still have updates here from Venezuela, Australia and Mexico.

On Saturday night in Venezuela, Jose Osuna was the DH for the second day in a row. He went 1-for-3 with a double before leaving for a pinch-hitter in the eighth. The opposition scored 11 runs in the second inning, so it was a one-sided contest. He is now hitting .283/.328/.517 in 17 games.

Elvis Escobar had a doubleheader on Saturday. He didn't start game one, but came in during the fifth inning (of a seven inning game) as a pinch-runner and went 0-for-1, finishing the game in center field. In game two, he went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a run scored. It was his eighth double of the winter. Escobar is hitting .278/....

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