Padres Winter League Report: November 11 (Villanueva Homers in Mexico)

(Christian Villanueva) Credit: Yaquis

Credit: EVT

The Padres had five players play for them during the offseason Winter Leagues today.

Here is a quick look at how they did:

Arizona Fall League

There were no games played in the AFL today.

Australian Baseball League

While a game was played today, no Padres players participated in the game.

Dominican League

Diego Goris: 0-2

Goris didn’t do much in the game, grounding out to second base in the third inning and popping out to the shortstop in the fifth inning, and didn’t get a ball hit to him in the field at third base. He was pulled out of the game in the eighth inning. His batting line currently sits at .250/.250/.344 in the offseason and he has four RBI.

Eric Yardley: IP, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 H,

Yardley came close to escaping the inning after allowing a leadoff single, getting a groundout, and a popup to get one out away from ending the inning. A single kept the inning alive and Yardley would allow yet another single to allow a run to score. The final three runs crossed the plate as Jack Mayfield blasted a three-run home run that tagged Yardley with both a loss and a blown save.

Mexican League

Christian Villanueva: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, BB

After a slow start to his offseason, Villanueva broke out in a big way, blasting a solo home run in the sixth inning to extend the lead to 9-5 for the Yaquis de Obregon. He would also hit a single and walk while serving as the team’s designated hitter.

Venezuelan League

Gabriel Arias: 0-4, R

Arias played in two games as his team, the Tiburones de La Guaira, played in a doubleheader. He only appeared as a pinch-runner in one game, scoring a run on an RBI single in the sixth inning. In his other game, Arias would go 0-3 and wouldn’t hit a ball out of the infield.

Edward Olivares: 2-9, R, K

Olivares played in two games as his team, the Tigres de Aragua, played a doubleheader to make up a game from November 10. Starting in center field for both games, Olivares picked up two singles on the day and struck out once. Olivares is now sitting on a .353/.409/.493 batting line in the offseason.

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Jason Freund
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