Curtis Thigpen had a big day in the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday, hitting a home run, and adding…
Winter Ball: Gronkiewicz Picks up Victory
Obregon went on to record two runs in the bottom of the ninth, which enabled Gronkiewicz to pick up the victory.
Gronkiewicz pitched a scoreless innings, allowing a hit, one walk, and fanned three.
The 28-year-old has strung together three consecutive scoreless outings. During that span he has issued a walk, on just one hit, while striking out six batters.
Arizona Fall League
Curtis Thigpen was playing first base and in the third spot Thursday for Phoenix, and went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. He did record his second double of the fall. Ryan Klosterman was playing second base, but went 0-for-3 with a run scored, a walk, and a strikeout.
Klosterman is batting 6-for-18 this fall with two runs batted in, while Thigpen is hitting .308 (8-26).
Venezuelan Winter League
Gabriel Alfaro came in with a runner on third base and two outs, but allowed an RBI single to Jorge Velandia. Ryan Sweeney was up next and reached on an error by shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. Alfaro then settled down and got Josh Fields to ground into a force out.
Alfaro came back out for the seventh. After getting Dioner Navarro to pop out to shortstop, he struck out Felix Escalona. However, with two outs, Carlos Mendoza belted a double to right field. Alfaro then was told to walk Ray Olmedo, which signaled the end of his night. Both runners he put on base ended up scoring later in the inning.
In all, Alfaro pitched one inning, and allowed two runs, on two hits, while walking a batter, and striking out one.
In 5 2/3 total innings, he has allowed three runs, and four hits.
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