Giants Winter Ball Roundup: 11/1/2011
Gary Brown is still MIA for the Scorps.
Gary Brown is still MIA for the Scorps.
San Jose Correspondent
Posted Nov 1, 2011


Happy Halloween! Wash away that candy hangover and get up to date on Giants prospects playing winter ball! Brown continues to sit for Scottsdale. Crawford and Panik start for the Scorps. Giants pitching falters in Arizona. The Caribbean leagues take a break.

Games played Monday, October 31.

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE - Scottsdale 5, Surprise 8

Gary Brown got yet another day off Monday, and has not played in well over a week. No official word as to why.

Back in the lineup Monday, Brandon Crawford hit third and played shortstop for the Scorps. Crawford had a very nice game, going 2-for-4 with a run scored and 2 RBI, raising his season average to .333 (16-for-48).

Joe Panik was at second base and hitting eighth for Scottsdale in Monday's game against Surprise. The versatile infielder is hitting .231 (12-for-52) after going 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Austin Fleet got knocked around a bit on Monday, pitching one inning, giving up four hits and three runs, all of them earned, while striking out two. Two of the runs came by way of a homer from Tim Beckham of the Tampa Bay Rays. Fleet saw his ERA jump up from 1.00 to 3.60 while absorbing a blown save and the loss (2-1).

Stephen Harrold pitched one inning as well, allowing 2 hits and a run while striking out one batter. Harrold's ERA also climbed, up to 2.61.

MLB.com: Beckham's homer rallies Surprise to win

DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE

The DWL had Monday off, nothing to report.

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE

The MPL had Monday off, nothing to report.

VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUE

The VWL had Monday off, nothing to report.


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