Thursday, January 17, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-17-19: Geddy Guerra Strikes Out Four Over Seven & A Third Scoreless Innings For The Win; Ildemaro Vargas Singles Twice, Walks, & Drives In One Run; Yariel Gonzalez Singles, & Knocks In One Run

Cuban National Series Championship:

Las Tunas beat Villa Clara 7-5 to take a 3-1 lead in series: Diario de Cuba


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Yefri Perez (former MiLB signing-Obregon) started in right field and batted second.  0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Mochis beat Obregon 4-0
LMP Official Site Post Game

Thursday's Game:
Mazatlan (1-3) visits Jalisco (3-1) @ 8:15 PM CT


Venezuelan League Semifinals:

Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff.  2-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, two caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 at the plate.

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Lara beat Magallanes 3-0
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.

Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.
Jose Godoy (Palm Beach-Caribes) entered late in the game at catcher and batted seventh.  0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Caracas beat Caribes 4-2
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Thursday's Games:
Lara (3-1) visits Magallanes (1-3) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caracas (3-1) visits Caribes (1-3) @ 7:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin:

Stats:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) has played in 16 games going 15-for-65 (.231) with one double, one triple, nine RBIs, 18 total bases, five runs, four walks, 17 strikeouts, .275 OBP, .277 SLG, and .552 OPS.
Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) has played in 14 games going 9-for-48 (.188) with one double, two RBIs, ten RBIs, three runs, one walk, 11 strikeouts, .200 OBP, .208 SLG, and .408 OPS.
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has played in nine games going 4-for-25 (.160) with two doubles, two RBIs, six total bases, five strikeouts, .160 OBP, .240 SLG, and .400 OPS.
Alberto Rosario (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has played in one game going 0-for-4 (.000) with one strikeout.
Robelys Reyes (former Springfield-Escogido) has played in two games.

Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) has made seven relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.000 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, and two holds.  He's allowed three hits, no runs, one walk, and struck one out over 4.2 innings.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made five starts posting a 3-1 record, 1.23 ERA, and 0.93 WHIP.  He's allowed 26 hits, eight runs (five earned), eight walks, hit one batter, and struck 25 out over 36.2 innings.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made five appearances (two starts) posting a 1-1 record, 2.35 ERA, and 1.04 WHIP.  He's allowed 14 hits, seven runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck seven out over 15.1 innings.

Thursday's Championship Game:
Azucareros (0-0) visits Estrellas (0-0) @ 7:30 PM AST


Colombian League Championship:

Geddy Guerra (former VSL-Barranquilla) started and pitched 7.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, no runs, three walks, and struck four out for the winning decision (1-0).  (p-s:109-68)(g/f:11-5)

Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 5-0
LCBP Official Site Post Game

No Game Scheduled For Thursday


Australian Baseball League:

Mikey Reynolds (former Springfield-Adelaide) entered late in the game at third base and batted eighth.  0-for-1 with one run, one stolen base, and one fielding error.

Adelaide beat Sydney 3-0
ABL Official Site Post Game

Friday's Games:
Melbourne (22-14) visits Auckland (11-25) for a doubleheader beginning @ 2:00 PM CT
Brisbane (22-15) visits Geelong-Korea (7-30) @ 6:30 PM AET
Perth (22-14) visits Canberra (21-15) @ 7:00 PM AET
Sydney (23-14) visits Adelaide (18-19) @ 7:20 PM ACT


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one two-out RBI.
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one walk, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

Carolina beat Mayaguez 4-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Thursday's Game:
Carolina (3-6) visits Santurce (4-5) @ 7:10 PM


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started and batted fourth.  0-for-4 at the plate.

Leon beat Chinandega 5-2
LBPN Official Site Post Game
Leon won the championship taking four of five games

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-16-19: Raul Valdes Strikes Out One & Allows One Run Over Eight Innings For The Win; Edgard Montiel Walks Twice & Hits A Two-Run Homer; Jonathan Rodriguez Singles, Doubles, & Drives In One Run

Cuban National Series Championship:

Villa Clara beat Las Tunas 9-4 in game three: Diario de Cuba


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Hector Villalobos (State College-Mochis) entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:5-3)(ir-s:2-0)

Yefri Perez (former MiLB signing-Obregon) started in right field and batted second.  1-for-4 with one run and two strikeouts.
Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Obregon) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (1).  (p-s:18-11)(g/f:1-0)

Obregon beat Mochis 2-0
LMP Official Site Post Game

Wednesday's Games:
Mochis (2-2) visits Obregon (2-2) @ 8:10 PM CT
Mazatlan (1-2) visits Jalisco (2-1) @ 8:15 PM CT


Venezuelan League Semifinals:

Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff.  1-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, one intentional walk, and one strikeout.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted fourth.  2-for-6 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.
Nestor Molina (former MiLB signing-Lara) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, one walk, hit two batters, and struck two out.  (p-s:68-42)(g/f:4-6)
Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks.  (p-s:27-13)(g/f:2-1)

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  0-for-4 at the plate.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) entered in the ninth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck one out.  (p-s:26-16)(g/f:1-2)

Lara beat Magallanes 6-2 in 11 innings
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  2-for-4 with one walk, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck two out for the save (2).  (p-s:17-12)(g/f:1-0)

Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  1-for-5 with one run, two strikeouts, and one outfield assist.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) entered late in the game at second base and batted fourth.  0-for-1 and assisted in one double play.

Caracas beat Caribes 6-5
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Wednesday's Games:
Lara (2-1) visits Magallanes (1-2) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caracas (2-1) visits Caribes (1-2) @ 7:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin Tiebreaker:

Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) started and pitched eight innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck one out for the winning decision (3-1).  (g/f:6-8)

Robelys Reyes (former Springfield-Escogido) entered late in the game as a pinch runner.

Azucareros beat Escogido 4-3
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

No Games Scheduled For Wednesday


Colombian League Round Robin:

Dewin Perez (former Peoria-Barranquilla) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (1).  (p-s:4-3)(g/f:2-0)

Sincelejo beat Barranquilla 17-11
LCBP Official Site Post Game

Wednesday's Game:
Sincelejo (1-0) visits Barranquilla (0-1) @ 7:00 PM


Australian Baseball League:

Thursday's Games:
Brisbane (21-15) visits Geelong-Korea (7-29) @ 6:30 PM AET
Perth (22-14) visits Canberra (21-15) @ 7:00 PM AET
Sydney (23-13) visits Adelaide (17-19) @ 7:20 PM ACT


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  1-for-5 at the plate.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out.  (g/f:0-1)

Jonathan Rodriguez (former Memphis-Santurce) started in left field and batted sixth.  2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Mayaguez beat Santurce 4-1 in 11 innings
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Wednesday's Game:
Mayaguez (7-2) visits Carolina (2-6) @ 7:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Ronald Medrano (former GCL-Leon) started and pitched 4.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one home run, four walks, and struck one out.

Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started and batted fifth.  1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and two walks.

Leon beat Chinandega 5-4
LBPN Official Site Post Game

Wednesday's Game:
Leon (3-1) visits Chinandega (1-3) @ 6:00 PM

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-15-19: Ivan Maldonado Strikes Out One & Allows One Run Over Six Innings; Francisco Rivera Singles, Walks, & Drives In Two Runs; Luis Urueta Talks About His First Season As Licey GM

Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Yefri Perez (former MiLB signing-Obregon) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout.
Iker Franco (former Springfield-Obregon) entered late in the game at catcher.
Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Obregon) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, three home runs, one walk, and struck two out for the blown save (1).  (p-s:43-25)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Obregon beat Mochis 4-3 in 10 innings

Tuesday's Games:
Mochis (2-1) visits Obregon (1-2) @ 8:10 PM CT
Mazatlan (0-2) visits Jalisco (2-0) @ TBD


Venezuelan League Semifinals:

Stats:
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) has played in seven games going 10-for-27 (.370) with one double, one home run, seven RBIs, 14 total bases, three runs, three walks, four strikeouts, .438 OBP, .519 SLG, and .956 OPS.
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) has played in seven games going 8-for-27 (.296) with five doubles, three RBIs, 13 total bases, six runs, five walks, one stolen base, five strikeouts, .406 OBP, .481 SLG, and .888 OPS.
Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) has played in nine games going 10-for-35 (.286) with two doubles, one home run, six RBIs, 15 total bases, seven runs, two walks, three strikeouts, .324 OBP, .429 SLG, and .753 OPS.
Gabriel Lino (former Memphis-Aragua) has played in three games going 2-for-8 (.250) with two total bases, two strikeouts, .250 OBP, .250 SLG, and .500 OPS.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) has played in five games going 4-for-17 (.235) with three RBIs, four total bases, four strikeouts, .222 OBP, .235 SLG, and .458 OPS.
Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) has played in eight games going 7-for-30 (.233) with two doubles, one home run, four RBIs, 12 total bases, seven runs, two walks, one strikeout, .257 OBP, .400 SLG, and .657 OPS.
Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) has played in eight games going 6-for-29 (.207) with six total bases, three runs, two walks, five strikeouts, .258 OBP, .207 SLG, and .465 OPS.
Imeldo Diaz (State College-Margarita) has played in two games going 1-for-6 (.167) with one RBI, one total bases, one run, one walk, one strikeout, .286 OBP, .167 SLG, and .452 OPS.
Rayder Ascanio (Peoria-Magallanes) has played in five games going 1-for-9 (.111) with one RBI, one total base, one run, one walk, four strikeouts, .200 OBP, .111 SLG, and .311 OPS.

Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) has made five relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and one hold.  He's allowed five hits, no runs, and struck three out over 5.1 innings.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) has made four relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 0.25 WHIP, and two saves.  He's allowed one hit, no runs, hit one batter, and struck three out over four innings.
Williams Perez (MiLB signing-Lara) has made three starts posting a 1-0 record, 2.16 ERA, and 0.96 WHIP.  He's allowed ten hits, four earned runs, one home run, six walks, and struck 11 out over 16.2 innings.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) has made six relief appearances posting a 2-0 record, 2.57 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, one hold, and two saves.  He's allowed five hits, four runs (two earned), one home run, five walks, and struck five out over seven innings.
Juan Gonzalez (former Memphis-Caribes) has made two relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 13.50 ERA, and 2.25 WHIP.  He's allowed six hits, four earned runs, four home runs, and struck three out over 2.2 innings.

Tuesday's Games:
Lara (1-1) visits Magallanes (1-1) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caracas (1-1) visits Caribes (1-1) @ 7:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin:

Alberto Rosario (former St. Louis-Estrellas) started at catcher and batted eighth.  0-for-4 with one strikeout, one throwing error, and allowed two stolen bases.

Azucareros beat Estrellas 3-0
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Notes:
Luis Urueta (former Palm Beach-Licey GM) takes on ten questions about his first season as Licey general manager: Listin Diario

Tuesday's Tiebreaker Game:
Azucareros (10-8) visits Escogido (10-8) @ 7:15 PM AST


Veracruz League Championship:

Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) started at first base and batted third.  1-for-4 with two RBIs, one run, one sac fly, one walk, and one strikeout.

Acayucan beat Xalapa 14-4 (1/14/19)
LIV Official Site Post Game

No Games Scheduled Until Saturday


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Santurce) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, three walks, and struck one out for the losing decision (1-1).  (g/f:5-8)

Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-4 at the plate.

Carolina beat Santurce 1-0
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Tuesday's Game:
Mayaguez (6-2) visits Santurce (4-4) @ 7:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Tuesday's Games:
Chinandega (2-1) visits Leon (1-2) @ 6:00 PM

Monday, January 14, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-14-19: Yariel Gonzalez Comeback Player Of The Year & All-Playoff Team In LBPRC; Evan MacLane Strikes Out One Over Three Scoreless Innings; Williams Perez Strikes Out Four & Allows One Run Over Five & Two-Thirds Innings

Cuban National Series Championship:

Las Tuna took a 2-0 lead as they beat Villa Clara 8-4: Diario de Cuba


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Monday's Games:
Mochis (2-0) visits Obregon (0-2) @ 8:10 PM CT
Mazatlan (0-2) visits Jalisco (2-0) @ 8:15 PM CT


Venezuelan League Semifinals:

Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  2-for-5 with one RBI, one run, and one sac fly.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) started in left field and batted ninth.  1-for-5 with one RBI anbd two strikeouts.
Juan Gonzalez (former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the second and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, and struck three out.  (p-s:34-23)(g/f:1-2)(ir-s:2-2)

Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted eighth.  1-for-4 with one run, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and one walk for the blown save (1).  (p-s:22-12)(g/f:2-2)

Caribes beat Caracas 9-8 in 10 innings

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one sacrifice.
Rayder Ascanio (Peoria-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  0-for-2 with one sacrifice, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted fourth.  2-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, was picked off, and assisted in one double play.
Williams Perez (MiLB signing-Lara) started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, and struck four out.  (p-s:83-48)(g/f:8-2)
Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs for the winning decision (1-0).  (p-s:2-2)(ir-s:1-0)

Lara beat Magallanes 2-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Notes:
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) received votes for LVBP Pitcher of the Year: LVBP Official Site

No Games Scheduled For Monday


Dominican League Round Robin:

Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) started at catcher and batted seventh.  1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one sacrifice.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) entered in the third and pitched three innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out.  (p-s:34-27)(g/f:5-2)
Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one walk for the blown save (1).  (p-s:13-6)(ir-s:3-2)

Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and batted third.  0-for-4 with one run and one fielding error.

Estrellas beat Licey 6-4
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) started at first base and batted eighth.  0-for-2, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Escogido beat Azucareros 7-2
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Monday's Games:
Licey (5-12) visits Escogido (9-8) @ 7:15 PM AST
Estrellas (11-6) visits Azucareros (9-8) @ 7:30 PM AST


Veracruz League Championship:

Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) started at first base and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with one strikeout.
Jose Almarante (former Memphis-Acayucan) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit four batters, and struck one out.

Xalapa beat Acayucan 8-1
LIV Official Site Post Game


Colombian League Round Robin:

Dewin Perez (former Peoria-Barranquilla) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and two walks.  (p-s:28-11)(g/f:1-2)

Jose Calero (former GCL-Sincelejo) entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one walk for the hold (2).  (p-s:12-7)(g/f:2-1)

Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 9-8 in 15 innings
LCBP Official Site Post Game

No Game Scheduled For Monday


Australian Baseball League:

Stats:
Mikey Reynolds (former Springfield-Adelaide) has played in 27 games going 37-for-100 (.370) with ten doubles, two home runs, 15 RBIs, 53 total bases, 21 runs, 11 walks, nine stolen base, ten strikeouts, four caught stealing, .443 OBP, .530 SLG, and .973 OPS.
Pete Kozma (former St. Louis-Perth) has played in 36 games going 42-for-144 (.292) with eight doubles, two triples, four home runs, 18 RBIs, 66 total bases, 32 runs, 20 walks, two stolen bases, 24 strikeouts, two caught stealing, .386 OBP, .458 SLG, and .844 OPS.

Kurt Heyer (former Memphis-Adelaide) has made nine starts posting a 4-4 record, 2.42 ERA, and 1.25 WHIP.  He's allowed 57 hits, 19 runs (14 earned), eight home runs, eight walks, hit one batter, and struck 37 out over 52 innings.


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) started at first base and batted fourth.  0-for-4 with two ground into double plays and assisted in one double play.

Mayaguez beat Santurce 4-3
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Notes:
Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) took Comeback Player of the Year and was named to the All-Playoff team: LBPRC Official Site

Monday's Game:
Santurce (4-3) visits Mayaguez (1-6) @ 7:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started and batted fifth.  2-for-3 with one walk.

Leon beat Chinandega 14-2
LBPN Official Site Post Game

No Game Scheduled For Monday

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-13-19: Anthony Garcia Singles, Walks, & Drives In Two Runs; Yarile Gonzalez Singles Twice, Doubles, & Knocks In One Run; Miguel Socolovich Strikes Out One & Holds One Inherited Runner On Base Over One & Two-Thirds Scoreless Innings For The Save

Anthony Garcia - Gigantes de Carolina


Cuban National Series Championship:

Las Tunas beat Villa Clara 13-6: Diario de Cuba


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Yefri Perez (former MiLB signing-Obregon) started in right field and batted second.  0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
Iker Franco (former Springfield-Obregon) entered late in the game at catcher and batted ninth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout and allowed one stolen base.
Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Obregon) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run.  (p-s:18-13)(g/f:1-1)

Mochis beat Obregon 5-2
LMP Official Site Post Game

No Games Scheduled For Sunday


Venezuelan League Semifinals:

Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one double, one run, and grounded into one double play.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, two unearned runs, one home run, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1).  (p-s:43-27)(g/f:2-2)(ir-s:2-0)

Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted eighth.  0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (1).  (p-s:27-17)(g/f:1-2)(ir-s:1-0)

Caracas beat Caribes 6-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  2-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and assisted in two double plays.
Rayder Ascanio (Peoria-Magallanes) entered late in the game at shortstop and assisted in one double play.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (1).  (p-s:11-7)(g/f:1-0)

Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one double and assisted in two double plays.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted third.  1-for-4 with one ground into double play and assisted in two double plays.
Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck one out.  (p-s:14-10)(g/f:0-1)

Magallanes beat Lara 4-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Sunday's Games:
Caribes (0-1) visits Caracas (1-0) @ 4:00 PM VET
Magallanes (1-0) visits Lara (0-1) @ 5:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin:

Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) entered late in the game at first base.

Licey beat Azucareros 3-1
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) entered late in the game at catcher and batted sixth.  0-for-2 with one strikeout.
Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (2).  (g/f:1-0)

Estrellas beat Escogido 3-1
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Sunday's Games:
Estrellas (10-6) visits Licey (5-11) @ 5:00 PM AST
Escogido (8-8) visits Azucareros (9-7) @ 5:00 PM AST


Veracruz League Championship:

Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  0-for-1 with one walk and one strikeout.

Acayucan beat Xalapa 11-5 (1/11/19)
LIV Official Site Post Game


Colombian League Round Robin:

Geddy Guerra (former VSL-Barranquilla) started and pitched three innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, and struck two out.  (p-s:37-28)(g/f:4-7)

Cartagena beat Barranquilla 5-4
El Universal Post Game

Sunday's Game:
Barranquilla (5-2) visits Sincelejo (5-2) @ 4:00 PM


Australian Baseball League:

Mikey Reynolds (former Springfield-Adelaide) started at shortstop and batted third.  0-for-4 with one walk, one stolen base, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.

Melbourne beat Adelaide 6-4
ABL Official Site Post Game

Pete Kozma (former St. Louis-Perth) started at shortstop and batted third.  0-for-4 with one run and two walks.

Geelong-Korea beat Perth 13-10 in 10 innings
ABL Official Site Post Game

No Games Scheduled Until Thursday


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in left field and batted fifth.  1-for-3 with two RBIs, one walk, one sac fly, and one stolen base.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Carolina third base coach) was ejected in the sixth inning.

Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  3-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one run.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the sixth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, hit one batter, and struck one out for the winning decision (1-0).  (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:3-1)

Mayaguez beat Carolina 9-4
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Sunday's Game:
Mayaguez (5-2) visits Santurce (4-2) @ 4:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Leon beat Chinandega 7-4
LBPN Official Site Post Game

Sunday's Game:
Leon (1-1) visits Chinandega (1-1) @ 4:00 PM

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-12-19: Pete Kozma Singles Twice & Drives In Three Runs; Ronny Cedeno Singles Twice, Doubles, & Knocks In One Run; Mikey Reynolds Collects Three Singles, One Walk, & One RBI In Doubleheader



Cuban National Series:

Notes:
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma-Softbank) is training to possibly join Villa Clara in teh finals: Pelota Cubana Blog


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Saturday's Games:
Jalisco (1-0) visits Mazatlan (0-1) @ 6:00 PM MT
Obregon (0-1) visits Mochis (1-0) @ 6:00 PM MT


Venezuelan League Playoffs:

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  3-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and three runs.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out.  (p-s:12-8)

Magallanes beat Aragua 11-7
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Saturday's Semifinals Games:
Caribes (0-0) visits Caracas (0-0) @ 4:00 PM VET
Magallanes (0-0) visits Lara (0-0) @ 6:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin:

Stats:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) has played in 15 games going 15-for-61 (.246) with one double, one triple, nine RBIs, 18 total bases, four runs, four walks, 17 strikeouts, .292 OBP, .295 SLG, and .587 OPS.
Francisco Pena (St. Louis-Azucareros) has played in ten games going 7-fore-32 (.219) with two doubles, one RBI, nine total bases, two runs, two walks, one stolen bases, nine strikeouts, .265 OBP, .281 SLG, and .546 OPS.
Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) has played in 12 games going 9-for-46 (.196) with one double, two RBIs, 10 total bases, three runs, one walk, 11 strikeouts, .208 OBP, .217 SLG, and .426 OPS.
Dean Anna (former St. Louis-Escogido) has played in three games going 1-for-6 (.167) with one total base, one walk, .286 OBP, .167 SLG, and .452 OPS.
Tommy Pham (former St. Louis-Escogido) has played in seven games going 4-for-26 (.154) with one double, two RBIs, five total bases, two runs, four walks, five strikeouts, .290 OBP, .192 SLG, and .483 OPS.
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has played in seven games going 3-for-20 (.150) with one double, one RBI, four total bases, four strikeouts, .150 OBP, .200 SLG, and .350 OPS.
Robelys Reyes (former Springfield-Escogido) has played in one game.

Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) has made five relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 0.55 WHIP, and one hold.  He's allowed two hits, no runs, and struck one out over 3.2 innings.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) has made four starts posting a 2-1 record, 1.26 ERA, and 0.98 WHIP.  He's allowed 21 hits, seven runs (four earned), seven walks, hit one batter, and struck 24 out over 28.2 innings.
Genesis Cabrera (Memphis-Licey) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 2.45 ERA, 0.27 WHIP, and two holds.  He's allowed no hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck three out over 3.2 innings.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made four appearances (two starts) posting a 1-1 record, 2.92 ERA, and 1.22 WHIP.  He's allowed 13 hits, seven runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck six out over 12.1 innings.
Harold Arauz (MiLB signing-Azucareros) has made two relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 6.00 ERA, and 2.00 WHIP.  He's allowed four hits, three runs (two earned), two walks, and struck one out over three innings.

Notes:
Robelys Reyes (former Springfield-Escogido) is the pinch runner for Escogido: Escogido Official Site

Saturday's Games:
Azucareros (9-6) visits Licey (4-11) @ 5:00 PM AST
Escogido (8-7) visits Estrellas (9-6) @ 7:30 PM AST


Colombian League Round Robin:

Jose Calero (former GCL-Sincelejo) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs.  (p-s:4-4)(g/f:1-2)

Sincelejo beat Cartagena 9-4
El Universal Post Game

Saturday's Game:
Barranquilla (5-1) visits Cartagena (0-7) @ 4:00 PM


Australian Baseball League:

Mikey Reynolds (former Springfield-Adelaide) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  1-for-3 with one run and one caught stealing.

Melbourne beat Adelaide 4-2 in game one of doubleheader
ABL Official Site Post Game

Mikey Reynolds (former Springfield-Adelaide) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  2-for-4 with one RBI, one walk, one stolen base, and one throwing error.

Melbourne beat Adelaide 6-5 in game two of doubleheader
ABL Official Site Post Game

Pete Kozma (former St. Louis-Perth) started at second base and batted third.  2-for-4 with three RBIs (two w/two-outs) and one run.

Perth beat Geelong-Korea 19-1
ABL Official Site Post Game

Sunday's Games:
Auckland (11-24) visits Sydney (22-13) @ 1:00 PM AET
Adelaide (17-18) visits Melbourne (21-14) @ 2:00 PM AET
Geelong-Korea (6-29) visits Perth (22-13) @ 1:00 PM AWST


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in left field and batted fifth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout.

Santurce beat Carolina 2-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Saturday's Game:
Carolina (1-5) visits Mayaguez (4-2) @ 6:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Chinandega beat Leon 4-0
LBPN Official Site Post Game

Saturday's Game:
Chinandega (1-0) visits Leon (0-1) @ 4:00 PM

Friday, January 11, 2019

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-11-19: Dewin Perez Strikes Out Two Over Two Scoreless Innings; Donovan Solano Singles Twice & Drives In One Run; Raul Valdes Strikes Out Five & Allows Two Runs Over Seven & Two-Thirds Innings For The Win

Dewin Perez - Caimanes de Barranquilla


Cuban National Series:

Villa Clara and Las Tunas will face each other in the championship: Diario de Cuba


Mexican Pacific League Semifinals:

Friday's Games:
Obregon (0-0) visits Mochis (0-0) @ 7:30 PM MT
Jalisco (0-0) visits Mazatlan (0-0) @ 8:00 PM MT


Venezuelan League Playoffs:

Gabriel Lino (former Memphis-Aragua) entered late in the game at catcher.

Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in two double play.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one walk for the save (1).  (p-s:17-7)(g/f:1-1)

Caracas beat Aragua 4-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one sacrifice.

Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis signing-Magallanes) started at second base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one run, one walk, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Rayder Ascanio (Peoria-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  0-for-3 with one run, one walk, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and hit one batter.  (p-s:11-5)(g/f:2-0)

Caribes beat Magallanes 7-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game

Friday's Game:
Aragua (2-4) visits Magallanes (2-4) @ 7:00 PM VET


Dominican League Round Robin:

Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) started at first base and batted seventh.  0-for-5 with three strikeouts and one fielding error.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) started and pitched 7.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, two unearned runs, two walks, and struck five out for the winning decision (2-1).  (g/f:8-5)

Azucareros beat Escogido 7-2
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at second base and batted third.  2-for-5 with one RBI, three strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) entered in the eighgh and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs.  (p-s:10-6)(g/f:2-0)

Estrellas beat Licey 6-3
LIDOM Official Site Post Game

No Games Scheduled For Friday


Veracruz League Championship:

Friday's Game:
Acauycan (0-2) visits Xalapa (2-0) @ 7:00 PM


Colombian League Round Robin:

Dewin Perez (former Peoria-Barranquilla) entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out.  (p-s:31-20)(g/f:3-1)

Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 3-2 in 12 innings
LCBP Official Site Post Game

Friday's Game:
Sincelejo (4-2) visits Cartagena (0-6) @ 7:00 PM


Australian Baseball League:

Kurt Heyer (former Memphis-Adelaide) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, two home runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out for the losing decision (4-4).  (p-s:82-52)(g/f:7-2)

Melbourne beat Adelaide 4-0
ABL Official Site Post Game

Pete Kozma (former St. Louis-Perth) started at shortstop and batted third.  0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Perth beat Geelong-Korea 2-0
ABL Official Site Post Game

Saturday's Games:
Canberra (21-13) visits Brisbane (19-15) for a doubleheader beginning @ 2:30 PM AEST
Auckland (11-22) visits Sydney (20-13) for a doubleheader beginning @ 4:00 PM AET
Adelaide (17-16) visits Melbourne (19-14) for a doubleheader beginning @ 5:00 PM AET
Geelong-Korea (6-28) visits Perth (21-13) @ 7:00 PM AWST


Puerto Rican League Round Robin:

Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) started at first base and batted fourth.  2-for-5 with one strikeout.
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  1-for-2 with one ground into double play.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the 11th and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs.

Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in left field and batted fifth.  1-for-5 with one caught stealing.

Carolina beat Mayaguez 3-2 in 12 innings
LBPRC Official Site Post Game

Friday's Game:
Carolina (1-4) visits Santurce (3-2) @ 7:10 PM AST


Nicaraguan League Championship:

Friday's Game:
Leon (0-0) visits Chinandega (0-0) @ 6:00 PM