WINTER BASEBALL UPDATE: VENEZUELA, MEXICO

WINTER BASEBALL UPDATE: VENEZUELA, MEXICO

Several 2013 American Association players, including Wichita’s Abel Nieves (pictured), are continuing their seasons in the winter leagues of Latin America.

Among them, Sioux City’s Edgar Osuna has been superb for the Mexicali Aguilas of  the Mexican Pacific League, going 3-1 with a 2.39 ERA in five starts.

Meanwhile, Fargo-Moorhead’s C.J. Retherford is tied for the team lead with three home runs to go along with a .284 BA and 13 RBI after 22 games for the La Guaira Tiburones of the Venezuelan League.

The full list of AA players currently in the Venezuelan League and Mexican Pacific League:

Venezuelan League

Anzoategui

1B Balbino Fuenmayor, Laredo

LHP Richard Salazar, Sioux City

La Guaira

RHP Junior Guerra, Wichita

3B Angel Nieves, Wichita

3B C.J. Retherford, Fargo-Moorhead

Lara

3B Jairo Perez, Kansas City

Magallanes

LHP Gabe Garcia, Grand Prairie

Zulia

LHP Moises Melendez, Lincoln

Mexican Pacific League

Mexicali

LHP Edgar Osuna, Sioux City