On Thursday in the Australian Baseball League, Robbie Glendinning began his second week of play with his first home run and four RBIs. He also added his third double of the winter and a walk. He’s hitting .333/.400/.667 in his first five games. All five starts have been at third base.
In Venezuela, Jose Osuna saw his hitting streak that started last year, snapped at 22 games. He went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, though he did continue an on base streak with a walk, plus a run scored. Osuna is hitting .455/.500/.591 in six games.
In Puerto Rico, Jordan Jess got a spot start, though he was limited to two innings due to his pitch count. He threw scoreless ball, allowing a single and two walks, while picking up a strikeout. In eight appearances, he has given up six runs on nine hits and eight walks in 7.1 innings.
Bret Helton made his first scoreless appearance and picked up his first strikeout in one inning of work on Thursday night. Coming into last night, he allowed eight runs and 14 base runners over his first three appearances and 3.1 innings.
In Colombia, a doubleheader saw Francisco Acuna (second base) and Edgar Barrios make up the double play combo for Toros de Sincelejo for 14 innings on Wednesday night. Acuna went 0-for-5 in the two games, while Barrios was 0-for-3 with two walks and a sacrifice bunt. Acuna is hitting .228/.290/.316 through 18 games. Barrios has a .238/.347/.238 slash line through 25 games.
Carlos Arroyo went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk. After starting the season on an 0-for-22 streak, he is hitting .189/.268/.270 through 14 games.