In Arizona: Lorenzo Cain and Jonathan Lucroy each went 0-for-4 as the Javelinas lost to Surprise, 8-6. Lucroy drew a walk in the game, while Cain struck out three times. Zach Braddock pitched a scoreless ninth but allowed a walk, ending a four-inning streak without allowing a baserunner. He's still gone five without allowing a hit.
In Venezuela: Alcides Escobar went 1-for-4 for Lara yesterday, walked, scored a run and was caught stealing. In the same game, Hernan Iribarren went 0-for-3, but walked twice and stole a base.
In Puerto Rico: The season is officially underway. Here are the two Brewers who debuted yesterday:
- 2009 Brevard County Manatee Martin Maldonado went 0-for-3 and was hit by a pitch for Mayaguez.
- 2009 sixth round pick Hiram Burgos, who spent 2009 in Helena, started and posted four scoreless innings for Mayaguez, allowing three hits, walking none and striking out five.