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December 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Fall/Winter League Roundup: Castillo/Vazquez headline action in Puerto Rico

This week's roundup covers play from the period of December 8-14. For the full list of Red Sox prospects participating in off-season action, check out our Fall and Winter Leagues page, which will be updated continuously through the end of the offseason.

Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League (Puerto Rico)

In his first game of the week on Wednesday, Rusney Castillo went 3 for 5 with a home run and three RBI against Mayaguez. Castillo proceeded to go 1 for 9 with a run scored in his final three contest of the week. In seven games for Caguas, Castillo is batting .320/.333/.440.

Joseph Monge continues to see very limited action, appearing in just one game this week, going 0 for 3. Fellow outfielder Henry Ramos went 3 for 14 with an RBI in four contests this week.

Christian Vazquez (pictured, above) made his way into five games this week, going 6 for 20 with a double and four RBI.

On the mound, Dayan Diaz made his way into three games, pitching an inning of scoreless relief in each of his appearances.

Venezuelan Professional Baseball League

Edwin Escobar made two appearances out of the bullpen, hurling 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief, allowing three hits while striking out one. 

Venezuelan Liga Paralela

The regular season wrapped up on Tuesday, with the Boston squad ending 18-24. Unfortunately, the team did not qualify for the playoffs, despite solid performances from several players. Among the top performers this season were:

Victor Acosta - .343/.377/.500 with two home runs and 21 RBI in 35 games.
Raiwinson Lameda - .293/.351/.376 with a home run and 28 RBI in 44 games.
Deiner Lopez - .286/.335/.344 with a home run and 17 RBI in 40 games.
Carlos Tovar - .279/.335/.503 with four home runs, 13 doubles and 24 RBI in 38 games.
Mario Alcantara - 2-3 with a 1.18 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched.
Yankory Pimentel - 4-0 with a 1.19 ERA in 30 1/3 innings pitched.
Carlos Caceres - 0-2 with a 2.20 ERA in 28 2/3 innings pitched.
Carlos Garcia - 3-2 with a 3.00 ERA in 36 innings pitched.

Australian Baseball League

Jorge Marban made four relief appearances this week for Perth, allowing three runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings. Marban picked up a loss (Thursday) and a victory (Saturday) against Brisbane. 

Colombian Professional Baseball League

Sergio Gomez tossed 1 2/3 innings this week, lowering his ERA to 5.56 on the season.

Photo Credit: Christian Vazquez by Kelly O'Connor