Nov 042013
 

Winter Baseball Update
Time for our semi-weekly update on how the notable Nationals minor leaguers are doing in the winter leagues, beginning of course, with the Arizona Fall League. All statistics as of 11/3/2013, 11:30 p.m. EST.

BATTERS

PLAYER LG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG SB
Brian Goodwin AFL 13 56 7 17 3 0 1 6 2 16 .304 .339 .411 2
Matt Skole AFL 11 35 7 6 1 0 3 7 13 10 .171 .396 .457 0
Steve Souza Jr. AFL 8 29 5 10 1 0 0 5 5 7 .345 .441 .379 9
Adrian Nieto AFL 8 28 4 8 1 1 0 4 5 8 .286 .382 .393 0
Francisco Soriano DWL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .— .— .— 0
Carlos Rivero VWL 18 64 6 20 4 0 1 6 8 8 .313 .392 .422 0
Zach Walters VWL 15 50 6 12 1 0 3 6 6 19 .240 .321 .440 0
Adrian Sanchez VWL 12 33 3 6 2 0 0 0 1 7 .182 .206 .242 0
Sandy Leon VWL 10 31 5 6 0 1 0 1 3 7 .194 .265 .258 1
Corey Brown VWL 9 27 5 8 3 0 0 5 8 10 .296 .472 .407 0

PITCHERS

PLAYER LG W L SV ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
Sammy Solis AFL 3 2 0 2.29 5 5 19⅔ 21 7 5 1 6 20 1.37
Matt Purke AFL 2 1 0 3.00 4 4 15 11 6 5 0 5 13 1.07
Robert Benincasa AFL 0 0 0 4.50 8 0 8 10 4 4 1 3 7 1.63
Richie Mirowski AFL 0 0 1 1.29 6 0 7 5 1 1 0 1 5 0.86
Yunesky Maya DWL 1 0 0 1.72 3 3 15⅔ 14 5 3 0 3 11 1.09
Jeff Mandel DWL 0 0 0 3.00 3 3 12 15 5 4 0 3 6 1.50
Rafael Martin MWL 1 0 0 6.23 10 0 13 13 9 9 3 3 10 1.23
Christian Garcia MWL 0 0 0 0.00 5 0 5⅔ 2 0 0 0 3 6 0.88
Danny Rosenbaum VWL 2 0 0 1.88 4 3 14⅓ 14 3 3 1 3 6 1.19


As reported previously, the winter leagues in Australia and Puerto Rico started up over the weekend, but it appears there are no current Nats down under and just two on La Isla del Encanto — Jose Lozada and Tyler Herron, neither of whom have appeared in a game yet.

  4 Responses to “Winter League Update”

  1. 1. Skole’s walk rate stands out (SO’s also, but that is a little less surprising) … had anyone heard comments about that being something he was particularly working on at the AFL?
    2. Rivero seems to be playing well (again) in the winter leagues. What is his status… seems like he should be a FA soon?

    • Pitching is generally weak in the AFL, but Skole has always had high K and BB rates (187 & 143 respectively in 193 games from 2011-2013). Rivero will be a FA but the BA tracker hasn’t been uploaded yet with the 2013-2014 data.

  2. The pitching stats seem to be basically correct, except that Solis is now 3-2 and Purke is 2-1. Not that a pitcher’s W-L record means anything :-)

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