Rangers Winterball Roundup – 11/20

Boscan has a 0.82 ERA in seven starts

After another strong outing on Tuesday, Aguilas del Zulia righty Wilfredo Boscan now has a league-best 0.82 ERA through seven starts. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action in the Texas Rangers' system.

Arizona Fall League: Surprise – Season Over
17-14-1, 1.5 GB


The Saguaros didn't qualify for this year's Arizona Fall League Championship Game after finishing second place in the AFL's West Valley Division.

The following Rangers prospects saw action for Surprise this fall––RHP Ben Henry, LHP Jimmy Reyes, RHP Ryan Rodebaugh, RHP Ben Rowen, RHP Joe Van Meter, C Kellin Deglan, C/1B Brett Nicholas, INF Hanser Alberto, 1B Chris McGuiness, and INF Luis Sardinas.



World Baseball Classic Qualifiers


Luis Martinez's Colombia team was knocked out of qualification for the 2013 World Baseball Classic after going 1-2 over the weekend. Martinez appeared in two of the three games and went 1-for-6 with three walks and three strikeouts.



Dominican Winter League


Slumping Licey centerfielder Leonys Martin (.265/.353/.441) went 1-for-5 with a single and his 17th RBI in 26 winterball games. Martin has slowed down offensively over the last week, going just 3-for-20 over his last five games.

Right fielder Mike Olt was 0-for-2 but walked and brought home a run with a sacrifice fly. Engel Beltre, who entered as a pinch runner, singled in his only at-bat and stole two bases.

Shortstop Jurickson Profar went 0-for-3, walking once and striking out once.



Venezuelan Winter League


Venezuelan ERA leader Wilfredo Boscan (0.82 ERA/.219 BAA) dealt another fantastic start on Tuesday, as he limited Aragua to one run on two hits in 5.1 innings. He struck out three and walked two.

The 23-year-old Boscan has surrendered just three earned runs in 33 innings during this year's winterball campaign. He's allowed 25 hits, walked 10, and struck out 22.

Lara's Guilder Rodriguez appeared as a pinch runner in the 10th inning but didn't get a plate appearance.



Liga Paralela (Venezuela Minor League)


Although a full schedule of Liga Paralela games were scheduled for Tuesday, the box scores have not been posted on the circuit's website.



Mexican Pacific League


No Rangers appeared in Mexico on Tuesday.



Puerto Rican Winter League


Rangers catching prospect Jorge Alfaro posted his sixth multi-hit effort in 10 winterball games. The 19-year-old slugger went 2-for-4 with his first triple.

Through those 10 contests, Alfaro is 13-for-39 (.333) with a double, a triple, and two home runs. He's drawn one walk and struck out seven times.

Ponce's Mike Bianucci, who played in left field on Tuesday, was hitless in four at-bats.



Australian Baseball League


As usual, the Australian Baseball League is quiet during the midweek before returning to action this weekend.



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