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Off-Season’s Greetings: The Wrap-up

A listing of how our Twins lads fared in winter leagues.  I'm listing batters with at least thirty at-bats and pitchers with at least ten innings.  Batters are listed in order of OPS and pitchers are listed in order of ERA.

BATTERS

Kennys Vargas (Aguilas, Dominican and Mayaguez, Puerto RIcan):  .245/.394/.480 in 102 at-bats.
Logan Wade (Brisbane, Australian):  .282/.333/.523  in 149 at-bats.
Willians Astudillo (Anzoategui, Venezuelan):  .329/.371/.477 in 222 at-bats.
Gregorio Petit (Caracas, Venezuelan):  .299/.359/.449 in 107 at-bats.
Aaron Whitefield (Brisbane, Australian):  .292/.364/.425 in 106 at-bats.
Brock Stassi (Jalisco, Mexican):  .234/.387/.364 in 107 at-bats.
Leonardo Reginatto (Margarita, Venezuelan):  .285/.326/.331 in 172 at-bats.
Jermaine Curtis (Hermosillo, Mexican):  .161/.278/.226 in 31 at-bats.

PITCHERS

Tyler Kinley (Licey, Dominican):  2-1, 0.47, 0.84 WHIP in 19 innings.
Adalberto Mejia (Gigantes, Dominican):  2-0, 3.43, 1.33 WHIP in 21 innings.
Anderson Munoz (Zulia, Venezuelan):  1-0, 3.45, 1.34 WHIP in 15.2 innings.
Anthony Marzi (Margarita, Venezuelan):  0-2, 4.32, 1.41 WHIP in 33.2 innings.
Omar Bencomo (Margarita, Venezuelan):  5-7, 4.42, 1.51 WHIP in 75.1 innings.

This concludes our winter league coverage for this year.  Hope you enjoyed it.  It looks like minor league seasons begin April 5.  God willing, we'll be there to cover them.

Off-Season’s Greetings: Games of February 2

CARIBBEAN SERIES

Twins:  Willians Astudillo (Venezuela) was 0-for-4.

CUBA 6, VENEZUELA 4 (CUBA HOME TEAM)

Yurisbel Gracial's sacrifice fly in the fifth broke a 2-2 tie.  Venezuela got the tying run to second with two out in the ninth.  Gracial was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.  Lazaro Blanco pitched six innings, giving up two runs on five hits and three walks and striking out five.

PUERTO RICO 7, MEXICO 4 (MEXICO HOME TEAM)

It was 4-4 through seven, but in the eighth David Vidal hit a two-run double and later scored on a wild pitch.  Anthony Garcia was 3-for-5.

Cuba, 1-0
Puerto Rico, 1-0
Dominican Republic, 0-0
Mexico, 0-1
Venezuela, 0-1

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

PERTH 6, CANBERRA 3 IN PERTH

Perth scored four in the second and led all the way.  Tim Kennelly was 2-for-4 with a double and a home run.  For Canberra, Jay Baum was 2-for-4 with a double and a home run.

Perth leads the series 1-0.

MELBOURNE AT BRISBANE

Rained out.