In Venezuela, Jose Osuna went 1-for-4 with a single and two strikeouts. He played right field for the first time this winter. All of his other games have been at third base or as the DH. In his last four games, Osuna has played third base once and he didn’t have any defensive plays in that game. He is hitting .299/.356/.507 through 19 games.
Elvis Escobar was used as a defensive replacement on Tuesday, playing the eighth inning in right field and the ninth inning in left field. He did not get to bat. He is hitting .278/.333/.344 through 49 games.
Engelb Vielma played his first game since the Pirates picked him up on waivers on Monday. He went 1-for-3 with a walk. He’s hitting .217/.289/.261 through 25 games.
Danny Ortiz played for the first time since last Wednesday. He was used as a pinch-runner in the ninth inning. He has been out with a stomach bug.
In the Dominican, Nik Turley made his third start and gave up his first earned runs. In three innings, he allowed two runs on two hits and three walks, with four strikeouts. He threw 69 pitches, with 35 going for strikes. Turley had allowed just four base runners over his first eight innings of the winter.
Starling Marte went 0-for-4 with a walk and a run scored. He has been on a hot streak recently, although the Dominican league had the last three days off, so the break may have cooled him off. He’s hitting .255/.310/.396 in 28 games.
Anderson Feliz went 3-for-4 with three singles. He’s hitting .294 through 34 games, with five doubles, two triples and a home run.
In Mexico, Carlos Munoz went 1-for-2 with a HBP. He is hitting .256/.365/.363 in 50 games.
In Colombia from Monday, Francisco Acuna went 0-for-2 with a walk, RBI and a sacrifice bunt. He had his worst defensive game in two years of winter ball, committing three errors. It’s the first time he’s had more than one error in winter ball, and he had just one game with two errors in the DSL this year. At the plate, he is hitting .244/.379/.333 in 26 games.