12/3 Winter ball update
Brad Snyder had two hits and Jeff Stevens picked up his second straight save in Mexicali’s 4-1 win over Culiacan on Wednesday. Snyder, who was claimed off waivers from Cleveland in September 2008, is batting .373 in 42 games in the Mexican Winter League with 36 RBIs. At Triple-A Iowa this year, he batted .278 with 14 homers and 44 RBIs in 69 games.
In Venezuela, Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer in Magallanes’ 8-7 loss to Margarita. Chirinos now has seven homers and 23 RBIs in 35 games.
In the Dominican Republic, Jake Fox went 1-for-4 in Licey’s 4-3 win over Gigantes. Fox went hitless for the first time on Tuesday, and now is batting .296 in seven games.
— Carrie Muskat