The San Diego Padres’ number one prospect went deep in his native country, as Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his third homer in 28 at-bats for the Estrellas Orientales in the Dominican Republic.
There were several other players playing on Saturday.
Here is a recap of the day’s action.
Dominican winter league
Fernando Tatis Jr.– (2-3) HR, 2 RBI, Run, SB, K
Tatis went deep in his game on Saturday in the D.R. He is hitting .286 on the year for the Estrellas.
Francisco Mejia– (1-4) 2 K
The switch-hitting catcher is at .258 for the year after going 1-for-4 on Saturday.
Franchy Cordero– (1-4) K
The Padres have two outfielders on the Leones’ roster, but Franmil Reyes has been M.I.A. from the lineup for the last handful of games. Cordero is hitting .289, after a 1-for-4 day at the plate.
Diego Goris– (2-3) 2B, RBI, SB
The veteran minor league corner infielder is hitting .289 on the year after recording two hits on Saturday in the D.R.
Mexican winter league
Christian Villanueva– (0-3) BB .240
The third baseman is down to .240 on the year after failing to get a hit on Saturday in Mexico.
Gerardo Reyes– 1 IP, H
The right-handed throwing reliever continues to be impressive, pitching another perfect inning in Mexico. He has a 0.00 ERA in 16 appearances for the Yaquis de Obregon.
Venezuelan winter league
No Padres’ players in action
Puerto Rican winter league
Aldemar Burgos– (0-4) K
The right handed hitting outfielder is at .304 on the season after going 0-for-4 on Saturday.
Australian winter league
Kelvin Melean– (2-8) BB, K
Melean is hitting .160 on the year after going 2-for-8 in a double-header early Saturday morning.
Justin Lopez– (2-7) RBI, K
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Jarryd Dale– (0-0) RBI
The Australian teenager is hitting .188 on the year after appearing as a pinch hitter. He played second base in the game.
Michael Gettys– (2-4) K
Gettys is not short on tools and is now hitting .292 on the year in Australia.