On EE’s Winter Leaguer performance:
After hitting .292 with four homers and 12 RBIs through 72 regular-season at-bats, Encarnacion is 8-for-22 with a home run and four RBIs in six playoff games.
Some others in the Reds system:
Venezuelan Winter League
IF Ray Olmedo — Olmedo went 3-for-12 with two RBIs in his last three games. He is hitting .295 with two homers and 15 RBIs in 139 at-bats.
SS Luis Bolivar — Bolivar collected three hits in 14 at-bats. Though the 25-year-old did not homer, he finished with a .294 batting average and a .369 on-base percentage in 187 at-bats.
SS Alex Gonzalez — After starting the season with six hits in his first 31 at-bats, Gonzalez went 6-for-10 to finish on a high note. He batted .293 with one home run and three RBIs in 41 at-bats.
IF Anderson Machado — Machado collected four hits in his final 12 at-bats to raise his average to .208. He cracked one homer and drove in three runs in 77 at-bats.
RHP Carlos Bohorquez — Bohorquez finished the season with a sparkling 1.31 ERA in 20 2/3 frames. He held opponents to a .183 batting average. The right-hander took the loss, however, in Caracas’ 4-3 playoff setback to Magallanes on Jan. 2.
Mexican Pacific League
IF Juan Castro — Castro batted .182 without a home run or RBI in 22 at-bats.
1B Jesse Gutierrez — Gutierrez went 6-for-22 over his last seven games to finish the regular season with a .260 batting average, 12 homers and 39 RBIs in 66 games.
OF Norris Hopper — Hopper hit .296 with two home runs and 18 RBIs in 135 at-bats.
RHP Daniel Guerrero — Guerrero allowed two runs over six innings, striking out four without issuing a walk.
RHP Tom Shearn — Shearn went 6-3 with a 2.76 ERA. In 71 2/3 innings, he fanned 61 batters and walked 28.
Dominican Winter League
OF Chris Denorfia — Denorfia hit .258 with 12 RBIs in 93 at-bats. He did not hit a home run.
C Chad Moeller — Moeller collected just two hits in 29 at-bats.
1B Joey Votto — Votto hit .275 with one home run and seven RBIs in 51 at-bats.
RHP Johnny Cueto — Cueto surrendered six runs over 6 1/3 innings, walking five and striking out six.