Yankees prospect Miguel Andujar made his Dominican Winter League debut on Wednesday, playing third base and batting seventh for Gigantes del Cibao. The young infielder struggled, going 0-for-4 in his first game of the season.
Fellow Yankees prospects Abiatal Avelino was batting ninth and playing shortstop for Gigantes, he went 2-for-4 to bring his season batting average to .290. Anyelo Gomez pitched one shutout inning of work for Gigantes, allowing just a hit and striking out one batter.
In Arizona, right-handed pitcher Cody Carroll earned his fourth save of the Arizona Fall League season with two shutout innings of work in the Scottsdale Scorpions win over the Peoria Javelinas. Carroll struck out three batters and he has yet to allow a run.
In Venezuela, Luis Cedeno pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings of work for Caribes de Anzoategui. The right-handed pitcher is Rule 5 eligible this year and currently has a 1.29 ERA in the Venezuelan Winter League. Alexander Palma was held hitless in four attempts, lowing the outfielder’s season batting average to .338.