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:
1B Balbino Fuenmayor, Laredo
LHP Richard Salazar, Sioux City
RHP Junior Guerra, Wichita
3B Angel Nieves, Wichita
3B C.J. Retherford, Fargo-Moorhead
3B Jairo Perez, Kansas City
LHP Gabe Garcia, Grand Prairie
LHP Moises Melendez, Lincoln
Mexican Pacific League
LHP Edgar Osuna, Sioux City