Here is a summary of the Dodgers playing in various winter leagues this offseason.
Infielder Erick Mejia, acquired from Seattle last offseason for pitcher Joe Wieland, is with Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League. Mejia, who turned 22 on Wednesday, so far is 0-for-7 in five games.
Lenix Osuna, the son of former Dodgers pitcher Antonio Osuna, has a 3.24 ERA in nine relief appearances with Caneros de los Mochis in the Mexican Winter League. Osuna, who turned 21 on Friday, has seven strikeouts and three walks in 8⅓ innings.
Victor Gonzalez is also relieving in the Mexican League, with Charros de Jalisco. Gonzalez has allowed four earned runs in five innings for a 7.20 ERA in his seven appearances. The left-hander, who turns 21 on Wednesday, has more walks (7) than strikeouts (6). He struck out 104 and walked 44 in 94⅔ innings for Class-A Great Lakes this year.
Carlos Felix, who turned 21 last Sunday — was every Dodger playing in the winter leagues this year a November baby? — is pitching in relief for the Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican League. Felix has a 3.38 ERA in five games so far with Navojoa, with five strikeouts and two walks.
Rounding out the Mexican League, catcher Julian Leon is playing for the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, managed by old friend Lorenzo Bundy. Leon is 4-for-16 (.250) with three walks in eight games so far.
In Puerto Rico, left-hander Michael Johnson is pitching for Indios de Mayaguez, managed by another old friend in Jose Valentin. Johnson, 25, posted a 3.81 ERA in Double-A Tulsa in 2016, with 57 strikeouts and 24 walks in 56⅔ frames. So far with Mayaguez, Johnson has allowed one unearned run in seven games, with eight strikeouts and three walks in 7 innings.
Sven Schuller, a Dodgers signee out of Germany in 2013, will pitch for the Sydney Blue Sox in the Australian Baseball League. Their schedule doesn’t start until Nov. 18.
In addition to winter league play, the Dodgers have a fall instructional league at their complex in the Dominican Republic. Among those participating are Great Lakes first baseman Matt Jones, the Dodgers’ 25th-round pick in 2014, and outfielder DJ Peters, an eighth-round pick in 2016.
Same beautiful game, just being played in a different country⚾️ #Béisbol pic.twitter.com/4BiklmYhHF— DJ Peters⚾3⃣3⃣ (@8Peters) November 10, 2016