11/16 AFL & winter league update
Josh Vitters was 3-for-5 with one RBIs but it wasn’t enough as Mesa lost 11-9 to Peoria in Arizona Fall League play on Tuesday. Vitters is batting .355 in the AFL. DJ LeMahieu was 2-for-4 with one RBIs. Andrew Cashner was roughed up, giving up five runs on four hits and one walk over two-thirds of an inning. He served up a double, a triple and a single then walked the fourth batter he faced before getting an out in the sixth. Cashner struck out one of the seven batters he faced, throwing 32 pitches, 19 for strikes. Chris Carpenter gave up one run on three hits in one inning in relief.
Marwin Gonzalez was 2-for-4, scored a run and drove in a run for Caracas in a 7-3 loss to La Guarra in Venezuelan Winter League play on Tuesday. Gonzalez was batting .357.
– Carrie Muskat