Winter Leagues: Francisco Acuna Collects Three Hits on Monday Night

A slow night in winter ball on Monday because only one team was playing that involved a Pittsburgh Pirates player. We also have some news from Australia from Monday.

In Colombia from Sunday night, Francisco Acuna went 0-for-4 with a run scored. He had a big game on Monday night, going 3-for-4 with a double and a stolen base. He started at shortstop and handled all ten plays in the field. Acuna is hitting .327/.444/.367 in 16 games. He has just four strikeouts in 63 plate appearances this winter. He’s 6-for-6 in stolen bases. The 19-year-old Acuna was an Appalachian League season All-Star this year and he finished with a .293/.362/.431 slash line in 53 games with Bristol.

Edgar Barrios went 0-for-3 with two walks on Sunday night. His team was off on Monday. He is hitting .209/.277/.209 in 17 games.

For the second week in a row in Australia, Robbie Glendinning was named as a honorable mention for the All-ABL weekly team. He is hitting .333/.375/.667 through the first eight games.