The Australian Baseball League announced their participants for the December 16th All-Star game. Stefan Welch made it for the Australian team, while Zac Fuesser will pitcher for the World team. Welch has struggled recently, going 1-for-13 this past weekend, leaving him with a .205/.311/.385 line through 11 games played. Fuesser has been impressive since his first start, in which he gave up seven runs in three innings. Since then, he has had two outings in which he threw six shutout innings apiece and another start where he allowed just one hit over 5.1 innings.
In Winter League action yesterday, Starling Marte went 1-for-4, with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored. It was the third triple of the DWL season for Marte.
In that same game, Kris Johnson made his Winter League debut, throwing a shutout inning. He allowed a walk and struck out a batter.
Alex Valdez went 2-for-5, with a solo homer and two runs scored. It was the fifth homer for Valdez, who hasn’t played in a week. He has a...