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Astros winter baseball update: Arizona Fall League and more for Nov. 11 - 16

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Catching up on all the Astros prospects taking part in off-season baseball

Rudy Owens is bouncing back from a season lost to injury
Rudy Owens is bouncing back from a season lost to injury
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Arizona Fall League

November 11, 2013

Peoria Javelinas: 4-0 loss to the Mesa Solar Sox

-> Japhet Amador: 0-for-3
-> Jonathan Meyer: 0-for-3


November 12, 2013

Peoria Javelinas: 8-1 loss to the Mesa Solar Sox

-> Delino DeShields: 1-for-2, BB, 2B
-> Jonathan Meyer: 1-for-3
-> Nolan Fontana: 0-for-3, BB, R

RP Andrew Robinson: 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K


November 13, 2013

Peoria Javelinas: 7-6 win over the Surprise Saguaros

-> Japhet Amador: 2-for-4, HR, R, 2 RBI
-> Jonathan Meyer: 1-for-3, BB, R

RP Alex Sogard: 0.0 IP, 4 R (3 ER), 1 H, 3 BB, 0 K


November 14, 2013

Peoria Javelinas: 3-0 win over the Surprise Saguaros

-> Jonathan Meyer: 2-for-4, 2B, R
-> Delino DeShields: 2-for-4
-> Nolan Fontana: 0-for-2, BB

SP Matthew Heidenreich: 4.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 6 K (win)

AFL Weekly Totals


1B Japhet Amador: 2 G, 2-for-7, 2B, HR, R, 2 RBI
CF Delino DeShields: 2 G, 3-for-6, 2B, BB, 2 K, 0-for-1 SB
SS Nolan Fontana: 2 G, 0-for-5, R, 2 BB, 2 K
3B Jonathan Meyer: 4 G, 4-for-13, 2B, 2 R, BB, 2 K

RHP Jonas Dufek: N/A
RHP Matt Heidenreich: 1 GS, 4.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 6 K
RHP Andrew Robinson: 1 G, 1.0 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K
LHP Alex Sogard: 1 G, 0.0 IP, 4 R (3 ER), 1 H, 3 BB, 0 K

AFL Final Season Lines


1B Japhet Amador: 18 G, .284/.286/.507, 7 R, 3 2B, 4 HR, 12 RBI, 1 BB, 17 K
CF Delino DeShields: 22 G, .275/.383/.362, 7 R, 4 2B, 1 3B, 6 RBI, 12 BB, 21 K, 8-for-11 SB
SS Nolan Fontana: 18 G, .111/.294/.148, 8 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 13 BB, 16 K, 0-for-1 in SB
3B Jonathan Meyer: 14 G, .286/.340/.408, 8 R, 3 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 4 BB, 12 K

RHP Jonas Dufek: 7 G, 9.1 IP, 7 R (3 ER), 8 H, 2 BB, 12 K
RHP Matt Heidenreich: 6 GS, 21.0 IP, 6 R (5 ER), 14 H, 9 BB, 18 K
RHP Andrew Robinson: 10 G, 11.1 IP, 13 R (5 ER), 15 H, 7 BB, 9 K
LHP Alex Sogard: 10 G (1 GS), 12.1 IP, 10 R (5 ER), 11 H, 8 BB, 10 K

Final AFL Notes

  • The Peoria Javelinas finish the AFL season at 12-19, the second-worst record in the league, and had both the league-worst team OPS (.628) and team ERA (5.10).
  • Japhet Amador's four home runs tied him with seven other players for the fifth-best total in the league. He was one of just nine AFL hitters to finish with a SLG of .500 or better.
  • Delino DeShields' .383 OBP was the 18th best in the league, and he tied with three others for third-most stolen bases with eight.

South of the Border

Australian Baseball League

-> Joe Sclafani: 11 G, .333/.420/.476, 9 R, 14 H, 3 2B, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 7 BB, 6 K, 4-for-4 SB

Dominican Winter League

-> Teoscar Hernandez: 8 G, .154/.143/.154, 1 R, 2 H, 1 RBI, 7 K, 0-for-1 SB
-> Domingo Santana: 16 G, .262/.340/.476, 6 R, 11 H, 3 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 4 BB, 17 K
-> Jonathan Villar: 19 G, .250/.361/.383, 12 R, 15 H, 4 2B, 2 3B, 5 RBI, 11 BB, 18 K, 6-for-10 SB

RHP Jose Cisnero: 4 G, 1.2 IP, 2 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 K
RHP Jorge De Leon: No change, played once on Oct. 29, possibly released or injured
LHP Rudy Owens: 5 GS, 25.1 IP, 20 H, 10 ER, 8 BB, 22 K
LHP Raul Valdes: 3 GS, 15.2 IP, 14 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 14 K

Mexican Pacific League

-> Leonardo Heras: 16 G, .263/.358/.351, 9 R, 15 H, 2 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 9 BB, 10 K, 2-for-2 SB

RHP Gonzalo Sanudo: 6 G, 6.0 IP, 3 ER, 7 H, 1 BB, 5 K

Puerto Rican Baseball League

-> Rene Garcia: 5 G, .267/.313/.333, 3 R, 4 H, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
-> Enrique Hernandez: 9 G, .267/.371/.333, 1 R, 8 H, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 4 BB, 9 K
-> Jobduan Morales: 4 G, .250/.400/.250, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
-> Roberto Pena: 3 G, .200/.429/.200, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K
-> Jonathan Singleton: 12 G, .275/.420/.500, 6 R, 11 H, 3 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 10 BB, 13 K
-> Austin Wates: 11 G, .225/.354/.300, 5 R, 9 H, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 7 BB, 6 K, 3-for-4 SB

LHP Xavier Cedeno: 1 G, 0.2 IP, 2 ER, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
LHP Luis Cruz: 2 GS, 5.0 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 4 K
RHP Raul Rivera: 1 G, 2.2 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K
RHP Juan Santos: 3 G, 2.2 IP, 3 ER, 1 H, 7 BB, 2 K

Venezuelan League

-> Marwin Gonzalez: 5 G, .583/.722/.583, 7 H, 1 RBI, 5 BB, 0 K, 0-for-1 SB
-> J.D. Martinez: 8 G, .242/.306/.515, 4 R, 8 H, 3 HR, 3 BB, 11 K
-> Carlos Perez: 12 G, .359/.372/.513 still, hasn't played since Nov. 2
-> Eric Thames: 6 G, .261/.346/.435, 1 R, 6 H, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 5 K

LHP Eric Beger: 6 G (5 GS), 25.1 IP, 7 R (5 ER), 21 H, 7 BB, 14 K

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