11/17/22 : Winter League Update
Australian Baseball League :
Anthony Quirrion & Rixon Wingrove each homered for Adelaide in the first game of this week’s matches. The Giants defeated Geelong-Korea 9-5. Wingrove went 3 for 5 and Quirrion 2 for 5 ( he also doubled ). West Chester University graduate Nick Ward ( eligible to be signed as a minor league free agent ) went 3 for 4 with two triples and a home run out of the lead off spot and scored twice. He’s hitting .500 ( 9 for 18 ) in the early going with 2 doubles, 2 triples and a home run. In addition he’s walked 4 times and has a .591 OBP and 1.591 OPS in the early going.
Outfielder Chris Burke went 2 for 4 for the Melbourne Aces in their 5-2 victory over Perth.
Puerto Rico Winter League :
Former Phillie Didi Gregorius played his first game for Cangrejeros de Santurce. Former SF Giant Pablo Sandoval is on the same team.
Domincan Winter League :
Infielder Yairo Munoz is hitting .340 in 14 games ( 55 AB’s ) for Aguilas Cibaenas. He’s on the free agent market.
Venezuelan Winter League :
RHP Jonathan Petit has a 3.00 ERA in 4 games ( 9 IP ) for Tiburones de La Guaira. The 21 year old pitched for the 2022 FCL Phillies.
Mexican Winter League :
Former Phillie outfielder Cornelius Randolph is playing for Algodoneros de Guasave - he’s 10 for 39 ( .256 ) in 10 games played.
RHP Manuel Urias has a 1.69 ERA in 5 games ( 10 2/3 IP ) for Caneros de Los Mochis.
Former Phillie LHP Jeff Singer has a 3.95 ERA in 14 games ( 13 2/3 IP ) for Sultanes de Monterrey.
Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️
Other Stuff :
The entire playing field at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater is being re-done. Drainage capabilities are being updated - we get a lot of rain in the summer months - field drainage is a must.