We have reported on the success and demise in some cases of our babies playing for the Surprise Rafters.   Now it's time to checkup on those  not  quite babies anymore  also playing Winter Ball.The Mets catcher in waiting Josh Thole playing for Leones del Caracas  in the VWL:.409 BA, 18/44, 2 2b, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 23 TB, 7 BB, 2 K, 1.023 OPS.   According to Toby Hyde at Mets Minor League Blog: "Thole’s leading the VWL, which is hitting a collective .284/.359/.418, in OBP."The famous Chris Carter  playing for the Tigres de Aragua  in the VWL..317 BA, 13/41, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 20 TB, 6 BB, 4 K, .892 OPSCarter was off to a blistering pace but has been off for his last 2 games going 1/7.   Up until that point he was hitting .353 BA, .450 OBP, .559 SLG, .909 OPSAAAA pitcher Tobi Stoner playing for Leones del Escogido  is as expected dominating the DWL:1.64 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 2 G, 11 IP, 8 H, 3 W, 7 KFor a report on a few others playing in the DWL and VWL check out Toby's post here: Around Winter Ball – Thole Rakes