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January 27, 2014

Minor League Update

International Winter League Games of January 24-26

by Jeff Moore


Friday, January 24th

  • Eury Perez, RF, Nationals (Leones del Escogido, DWL): 3-5, 2 R, BB, 2 K. A solid hit tool and plus speed will continue to earn Perez chances, but his utter lack of plate discipline and power will keep him from ever being an everyday player.
  • Gregory Polanco, CF, Pirates (Leones del Escogido, DWL): 3-4, BB. It’s going to be tough for the Pirates to keep Polanco off of their Opening Day roster, but their history says they’ll do it.
  • Jordan Lennerton, 1B, Tigers (Lenoes del Escogodo, DWL): 2-4, R, BB. Walks and power may be enough to give him some value at the major-league level, but it will likely take an injury for him to get a chance.
  • Eddie Rosario, CF, Twins (Indios de Mayaguez, PRWL): 1-4, R, HR. Rosario really has bounced back nicely from an atrocious winter, and his better bat has coincided with him playing more center field than second base.
  • Major Leaguer of the Day: Pablo Sandoval, 3B, Giants (Navegantes del Magallanes, VWL): 3-4, R. Skinny appears to be working for Sandoval, who is hitting .355 in the Venezuelan League playoffs. He also homered on Saturday night.

Saturday, January 25th

  • Eduardo Escobar, SS, Twins (Caribes de Anzoategui, VWL): 1-3, HR,

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