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Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Wednesday

Cibao 5, Licey 3 in Licey.  Alexi Casilla was 2-for-4 with a double and 3 RBIs for Cibao.

Cibaenas 5, Este 1 in Cibaenas.  Wilkin Ramirez was 0-for-4 for Este.

Oriente 6, Escogido 0 in Oriente.  Manuel Soliman allowed a hit and two walks, but no runs, in a third of an inning for Escogido.

Friday

Oriente 11, Este 1 in Oriente.  Esmerling Vasquez got the win for Oriente, giving up only a walk in two-thirds of an inning.

Cibao 5, Aguilas 4 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 2-for-4 for Cibao.  Luis Perdomo struck out four in 2.2 scoreless innings for Aguilas, giving up a hit and a walk.

Saturday

Cibao 6, Licey 2 in Licey.  Alexi Casilla was 2-for-4 with a walk, scoring twice for Cibao.

Aguilas 5, Este 2 in Aguilas.  Wilkin Ramirez was 0-for-4 for Este.

Sunday

Este 5, Oriente 2 in Este.  Esmerling Vasquez allowed a run on a hit in a third of an inning for Oriente.

Cibao 9, Aguilas 5 in Aguilas.  Alexi Casilla was 1-for-4 with a double and two walks with a run for Cibao.  Luis Perdomo surrendered two runs on two hits and a walk in a third of an inning for Aguilas.

Licey 5, Escogido 2 in Escogido.  Deibinson Romero was used as a substitute for Escogido and walked in his only plate appearance.

MEXICAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Culiacan 9, Obregon 0 in Culiacan.  Gonzalo Sanudo struck out three in a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk for Culiacan.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Wednesday

Mayaguez 1, Caguas 0 in Caguas.  Dereck Rodriguez was used as a substitute for Caguas and was 0-for-1.

Friday

Caguas 9, Carolina 7 in Caguas.  Aaron Bates was 1-for-3 and scored once for Caguas.

Saturday

Caguas 3, Mayaguez 2 in Caguas.  Aaron Bates was 3-for-4 with a double and a home run for Caguas.  Nelvin Fuentes gave up a hit but no runs in two-thirds of an inning for Mayaguez.

Sunday

Caguas 2, Carolina 0 in Carolina (3 1/2 innings--suspended game).  Aaron Bates is 0-for-2 for Caguas.  Dereck Rodriguez was 0-for-1 for Caguas.

Ponce 6, Mayaguez 4 in Mayaguez.  Angel Morales was 0-for-1 as a substitute for Ponce.  Eddie Rosario was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Mayaguez.  Deinys Suarez struck out nine in five innings for Ponce, but allowed four runs on ten hits and two walks.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Wednesday

La Guaira 8, Magallanes 7 in Magallanes.  Deolis Guerra surrendered four runs on three hits and a walk in a third of an inning for Magallanes.  Pedro Guerra gave up one hit in a scoreless inning for Magallanes.

Anzoategui 5, Margarita 3 in Margarita.  Lester Oliveros gave up two hits in a scoreless inning for Anzoategui.

Thursday

Caracas 6, Aragua 1 in Aragua.  Cesar Ciurcina pitched two shutout innings for Aragua, giving up only a walk.

Friday

Margarita 11, Magallanes 5 in Margarita.  Pedro Guerra allowed a run on no hits but two walks in one inning.

Saturday

Aragua 7, Anzoategui 6 in Anzoategui (Game 1--scheduled 7 innings).  Josmil Pinto was 0-for-2 for Aragua.

Aragua 4, Anzoategui 1 in Anzoategui (Game 2--scheduled 7 innings).  Jose Mijares gave up two hits but no runs in one inning for Aragua.  Lester Oliveros gave up a hit and two walks but no runs for Anzoategui.

Magallanes 12, Lara 2 in Magallanes.  Deolis Guerra struck out two in two perfect innings for Magallanes.

Sunday

Anzoategui 2, Aragua 1 in Anzoategui.  Cesar Ciurcina gave up a run on a hit while striking out two in 2.1 innings for Aragua.

La Guaira 6, Magallanes 5 in Magallanes.  Pedro Guerra gave up one hit in 1.1 scoreless innings for Magallanes.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Wednesday

Canberra 5, Melbourne 2 in Canberra.  Joshua Hendricks was 0-for-3 for Melbourne.

Thursday

Adelaide 11, Sydney 3 in Adelaide.  Jacob Younis was 2-for-4 with a double, scoring once and driving in one, for Sydney.  Todd Van Steensel pitched two shutout innings for Sydney, giving up a hit and a walk while striking out two.

Friday

Sydney 5, Adelaide 0 in Adelaide (Game 1).  Jacob Younis was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Sydney.

Adelaide 4, Sydney 2 in Adelaide (Game 2).  Jacob Younis was 1-for-2 with a walk and a run for Sydney.  He was also hit by a pitch.

Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Oriente 10, Cibao 4 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 0-for-2 with a walk and a run for Cibao.  Estarlin De Los Santos pinch-hit and was 0-for-1 for Cibao.

Este 4, Escogido 0 in Este.  Wilkin Ramirez was 2-for-3 with a double for Este.  Deibinson Romero was 0-for-3 for Escogido.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Ponce 9, Caguas 6 in Caguas.  Angel Morales was 0-for-5 with an RBI for Ponce.  Deinys Suarez got the win for Ponce, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks in five innings.  Aaron Bates was 1-for-4 with a double for Caguas.

Carolina 5, Mayaguez 0 in Mayaguez.  Nelvin Fuentes gave up only a hit batsman in 1.1 scoreless innings, striking out two for Mayaguez.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

La Guaira 6, Aragua 4 in Aragua.  Jose Mijares made his season debut for Aragua, giving up two hits but no runs in a third of an inning.

Weekly Winterball Whiparound

The good:  Aaron Bates is hitting .387/.407/.538  in 26 at-bats (Caguas, Puerto Rican).  Angel Morales is hitting .278/.435/.444 in 18 at-bats (Ponce, Puerto Rican).  Deolis Guerra is 2-0, 1.23, 0.82 WHIP with 14 strikeouts in 14.2 innings (Magallanes, Venezuelan).  Lester Oliveros is 0-0, 1.23, 1.09 WHIP in 7.1 innings.  Luis Perdomo is 0-0, 0.90, 0.80 WHIP in 10 innings (Aguilas, Dominican).  Deinys Suarez is 0-1, 1.29, 1.21 WHIP in 14 innings (Ponce, Puerto Rican).

The average:  Alexi Casilla is hitting .256/.356/.256 in 39 at-bats (Cibao, Dominican).  Joe Benson is hitting .216/.355/.373 in 51 at-bats (Aragua, Venezuelan).  Jairo Perez is hitting .231/.375/.269 in 26 at-bats (Lara, Venezuelan).  Wilkin Ramirez is hitting .243/.317/.351 in 37 at-bats (Este, Dominican).  Samuel Deduno is 0-0, 1.80, 1.80 WHIP in with 4 walks and 11 strikeouts in 5 innings (Aguilas, Dominican).  Pedro Guerra is 0-1, 4.24, 1.12 WHIP in 17 innings (Magallanes, Venezuelan).  Rory Rhodes is hitting .214/.389./.286 in 56 at-bats (Brisbane, Australian).

The bad:  Matt Carson is hitting .115/.233/.192 in 26 at-bats (Oriente, Dominican).  Estarlin De Los Santos is hitting .176/.225/.235 in 17 at-bats (Cibao, Dominican).  Deibinson Romero is hitting .200/.273/.200 in 10 games (Escogido, Dominican).  Eddie Rosario is hitting .143/.250/.286 in 14 at-bats (Mayaguez, Puerto Rican).  Rene Tosoni is hitting .195/.283/.195 in 41 at-bats (Lara, Venezuelan).  Joshua Hendricks is hitting .143/.250/.143 in 14 at-bats (Melbourne, Australian).  Jacob Younis is hitting .214/.241/.214 in 84 at-bats (Sydney, Australian).  Cesar Ciurcina is 0-0, 5.40, 1.50 WHIP in 6.2 innings (Aragua, Venezuelan).  Sam Gibbons is 0-2, 9.00, 2.25 WHIP in 8 innings (Melbourne, Australian).  Todd Van Steensel is 0-0, 13.50, 3.38 WHIP in 13.1 innings (Sydney, Australian).

The insignificant:  Ramon Santana is 0-for-7 (Este, Dominican).  Nelvin Fuentes is 0-0, 3.86, 1.07 WHIP in 4.2 innings (Mayaguez, Puerto Rican).  Manuel Soliman is 0-0, 0.00, 3.00 in 2 innings (Escogido, Dominican).  Esmerling Vasquez is 0-1, 3.38, 1.88 WHIP in 2.2 innings (Oriente, Dominican).  Gonzalo Sanudo is 0-0, 0.00, 1.00 WHIP in 1 inning (Culican, Mexican).  Dereck Rodriguez is 0-for-1 (Caguas, Puerto Rican).  Oswaldo Arcia is 0-for-2 (Aragua, Venezuelan).  Josmil Pinto is 1-for-3 with a walk and a double (Aragua, Venezuelan).  Yorman Landa is 0-0, 6.75, 2.25 WHIP in 2.2 innings (La Guaira, Venezuelan).  Junior Subero is 0-0, 9.00, 3.00 WHIP in 1 inning (Caracas, Venezuelan).

Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Cibao 9, Escogido 1 in Escogido.  Alexi Casilla was 1-for-2 with two walks and a run for Cibao.  Estarlin De Los Santos was 2-for-6 with a double, a run, and two RBIs for Cibao.  Manuel Soliman managed to work a scoreless inning for Escogido despite giving up a hit and three walks.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Caguas 3, Mayaguez 2 in Caguas.  Aaron Bates was 2-for-4 with a home run for Caguas.  Nelvin Fuentes gave up a hit but no runs in two-thirds of an inning for Mayaguez, striking out one.

Ponce 6, Carolina 2 in Ponce.  Angel Morales was used as a defensive substitute for Ponce but did not bat.

Sunday

Caguas 5, Carolina 4 in Carolina.  Aaron Bates was 2-for-4, scoring once and driving in one.

Mayaguez 8, Ponce 6 in Ponce.  Angel Morales was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run.

VENEZUELAN LEAUGE

Saturday

Aragua 13, Anzoategui 2 in Aragua.  Josmil Pinto was used as a defensive replacement for Aragua but did not bat.

Sunday

Magallanes 3, Margarita 1 in Magallanes.  Pedro Guerra allowed a run on two hits and a walk in one inning for Magallanes.  Deolis Guerra worked two perfect innings for Magallanes, striking out two.

Anzoategui 6, Aragua 4 in Aragua.  Lester Oliveros pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, walking one for Anzoategui.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Melbourne 8, Brisbane 5 in Melbourne.  Joshua Hendricks was 0-for-2 for Melbourne.

Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Cibao 11, Este 1 in Cibao.  Estarlin De Los Santos was used as a substitute for Cibao, going 0-for-2.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Caguas 2, Carolina 1 (12 innings).  Aaron Bates pinch-hit for Caguas, going 0-for-1.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Anzoategui 3, Magallanes 1 in Magallanes.  Lester Oliveros struck out two in a perfect inning for Anzoategui.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Perth 16, Sydney 1 in Sydney (Game 1).  Todd Van Steensel surrendered four runs on eight hits in 1.2 innings for Sydney.

Perth 5, Sydney 3 in Sydney (Game 2).  Jacob Younis was 1-for-4 and scored once for Sydney.

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DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Este 8, Oriente 6 in Oriente.  Esmerling Vasquez took the loss, surrendering two runs (one earned) on two hits in a third of an inning for Oriente.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Ponce 4, Mayaguez 2 in Ponce.  Angel Morales was 1-for-3 and scored once for Ponce.  Eddie Rosario was 1-for-4 with a triple and a run for Mayaguez.  Nelvin Fuentes pitched a perfect inning for Mayaguez.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Magallanes 7, Caracas 2 in Caracas.  Deolis Guerra got the win, working 2.1 perfect innings with four strikeouts for Magallanes.

Lara 3, Anzoategui 2 in Lara.  Lester Oliveros pitched a perfect inning for Anzoategui.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Brisbane 4, Melbourne 3 in Melbourne.  Joshua Hendricks was used as a pinch-runner for Melbourne, but did not bat.

Perth 6, Sydney 2 in Sydney.  Jacob Younis was 1-for-4 for Sydney.

Winterball Whiparound

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Este 1, Cibao 0 in Este (11 innings).  Alexi Casilla was 0-for-5 for Cibao.

Escogido 3, Cibaenas 2 in Cibaenas.  Deibinson Romero made his debut for Escogido, going 1-for-3 and scoring once.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Caguas 9, Mayaguez 3 in Mayaguez.  Aaron Bates was 3-for-5 for Caguas, scoring twice and driving in two.  Eddie Rosario was used as a substitute for Mayaguez, but did not bat.  Nelvin Fuentes pitched one inning for Mayaguez, allowing a run on two hits.

Ponce 5, Carolina 2 in Carolina.  Angel Morales was used as a pinch-runner for Ponce, stayed in the game, and hit a home run in his only at-bat.  He scored twice and drove in two.  Deinys Suarez started for Ponce and worked five innings, giving up a run on four hits and two walks.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Melbourne 4, Brisbane 3 (10 innings).  Joshua Hendricks was used as a pinch-runner (for ex-Twin Justin Huber) by Melbourne and scored.

Weekly Winterball Whiparound

The good:  Deolis Guerra (Magallanes, Venezuela) is 1-0, 2.08, 1.27 WHIP in 8.2 innings (6 appearances).  Pedro Guerra (Magallanes, Venezuela) is 0-0, 2.92, 0.81 WHIP in 12.1 innings (5 appearances, 2 starts).  Deinys Suarez (Ponce, Puerto Rico) is 0-1, 1.00, 1.22 WHIP in 9 innings (2 starts).  Todd Van Steensel (Sydney, Australia) is 0-0, 0.00, 1.00 in 5 innings (5 appearances).

The average:  Aaron Bates (Caguas, Puerto Rico) is hitting .250/.308/.333 in 12 at-bats.  Joe Benson (Aragua, Venezuela) is hitting .216/.355/.373 in 51 at-bats.  Jairo Perez (Lara, Venezuela) is hitting .231/.375/.269 in 26 at-bats.  Rory Rhodes (Brisbane, Australia) is hitting .214/.389/.286 in 56 at-bats.

The bad:  Alexi Casilla (Cibao, Dominican) is hitting .208/.269/.208 in 24 at-bats.  Estarlin De Los Santos (Cibao, Dominican) is hitting .111/.200/.111 in 9 at-bats.  Joshua Hendricks (Melbourne, Australia) is hitting .167/.286/.167 in 23 at-bats.  Angel Morales (Ponce, Puerto Rico) is hitting .182/.400/.182 in 11 at-bats.  Eddie Rosario (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico) is 143/.250/.143 in 7 at-bats.  Ramon Santana (Este, Dominican) is .000/.000/.000 in 7 at-bats.  Rene Tosoni is .195/.283/.195 in 41 at-bats.  Jacob Younis (Sydney, Australia) is .200/.238/.200 in 60 at-bats.  Cesar Ciurcina (Aragua, Venezuela) is 0-0, 5.40, 1.50 in 6.2 innings (5 appearances).

The insignificant:  Oswaldo Arcia (Aragua, Venezuela) is 0-for-2.  Josmil Pinto (Aragua, Venezuela) is 1-for-1.  Dereck Rodriguez (Caguas, Puerto Rico) is 0-for-1.  Nelvin Fuentes (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico) is 0-0, 4.50, 1.00 in 2 innings (2 appearances).  Sam Gibbons (Melbourne, Australia) is 0-1, 9.00, 2.25 in 4 innings (3 appearances).  Yorman Landa (La Guaira, Venezuela) is 0-0, 6.75, 2.25 in 2.2 innings (1 start).  Lester Oliveros (Anzoategui, Venezuela) is 0-0, 2.25, 1.75 in 4 innings (5 appearances).  Gonzalo Sanudo (Culiacan, Mexico) is 0-0, 0.00, 1.00 in 1 inning (1 appearance).  Manuel Soliman (Escogido, Dominican) is 0-0, 0.00, 2.00 in 1 inning (1 appearance).  Junior Subero (Carolina, Venezuela) is 0-0, 9.00, 3.00 iin 1 inning (1 appearance).  Esmerling Vasquez (Estrellas, Dominican) has faced two batters, walking one and hitting one.

Winterball Whiparound

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Friday

Cibaenas 10, Cibao 2 in Cibaenas.  Alexi Casilla was 1-for-4 and scored once.  Estarlin De Los Santos was 0-for-4.  Both play for Cibao.

Saturday

Oriente 9, Escogido 5 in Escogido.  Esmarling Vasquez walked the only batter he faced for Oriente, allowing an unearned run.

Cibao 3, Licey 2 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 1-for-5 and scored once.

Sunday

Cibao 8, Cibaenas 4 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 1-for-4, scored once, and drove in one.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Ponce 3, Caguas 2 in Caguas (11 innings).  Aaron Bates was 1-for-4 and scored once for Caguas.  Angel Morales was 1-for-2 with two walks for Ponce.

Mayaguez 7, Carolina 6 in Mayaguez.  Eddie Rosario pinch-ran and scored the winning run for Mayaguez.

Sunday

Ponce 5, Mayaguez 4 in Mayaguez.  Angel Morales was used as a defensive replacement but did not bat.

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Friday

Aragua 9, La Guaira 4 in Aragua.  Cesar Ciurcina surrendered three runs on two hits and a walk in one inning for Aragua.

Saturday

Aragua 9, Magallanes 8 in Aragua (12 innings).  Josmil Pinto was used as a reserve for Aragua and doubled in his only at-bat, coming around to score.  Deolis Guerra gave up two hits in 1.2 scoreless innings for Magallanes.

Sunday

Aragua 10, La Guaira 3 in La Guaira.  Cesar Ciurcina worked 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and a walk.

Anzoategui 4, Zulia 3 in Anzoategui.  Lester Oliveros pitched a perfect inning for Anzoategui.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Saturday

Perth 9, Melbourne 8 in Melbourne.  Joshua Hendricks was 2-for-4 with a walk for Melbourne.

Brisbane 2, Sydney 0 in Brisbane.  Jacob Younis was 0-for-3 for Sydney.

Sunday

Perth 6, Melbourne 1 in Melbourne (Game 1).  Joshua Hendricks was 0-for-3 for Melbourne.

Perth 5, Melbourne 3 (Game 2).  Joshua Hendricks was used as a pinch-runner but did not score.  Sam Gibbons allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and a walk in 3.1 innings for Melbourne.

Brisbane 2, Sydney 1 in Brisbane.  Jacob Younis was 1-for-3.  Todd Van Steensel gave up one hit in a scoreless inning for Sydney.

Winterball Whiparound

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Anzoategui 6, Magallanes 0 in Anzoategui.  Lester Oliveros pitched two-thirds of an inning for Anzoategui, giving up no runs on one hit while striking out one.

Zulia 10, La Guaira 8 in La Guaira.  Yorman Landa made his debut for La Guaira.  He started and allowed two runs on four hits and two walks in 2.2 innings.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Brisbane 10, Sydney 0 (7 innings--rain).  Jacob Younis was 1-for-3 for Sydney.