Winter Leagues: Fabricio Macias Homers; Chris Sharpe Leads His Team to Victory

In winter league action from Sunday in Mexico, Fabricio Macias had his third straight multi-hit game and collected his first home run of the season. He went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Through 29 games this winter, he is putting up a .260/.318/.364 slash line.

Randy Romero started in center field for Mazatlan and went 1-for-3 with his first double. In 28 plate appearances over 16 games, he’s hitting .200/.231/.240, with one walk and one stolen base.

In Puerto Rico, Chris Sharpe (pictured above) played both games of a doubleheader. He went 2-for-3 with a single and an RBI triple in the opener, as his team took a 1-0 victory. He also picked up his second stolen base. Sharpe went 1-for-3 with a single and an RBI in the second game. He is now hitting .227/.261/.364 in seven games.

Dylan Busby started game two at first base and had an 0-for-3 night. He’s hitting .118/.211/.118 in six games.

Ike Schlabach pitched in the opener and recorded the first two outs of the sixth inning. He allowed a walk and picked up a strikeout. He has thrown 3.1 shutout innings over four appearances this winter, with two hits, two walks and three strikeouts.

In the Dominican, Oneil Cruz was back in the lineup at shortstop after sitting the last two games. He went 1-for-4 with a single and a run scored. He’s hitting .200/.200/.200 in 15 plate appearances over four games.

Jesus Liranzo has been a workhorse this winter and he pitched again on Sunday. He worked around two singles to toss a scoreless inning. Liranzo has a 3.94 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP in 16 innings over 17 appearances.




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