Venezuelan League Championship
Cesar Izturis (former St. Louis-Lara) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.
Victor Marte (St. Louis-Magallanes) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed one hit, one earned run, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:2-2)
Magallanes beat Lara 7-3
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Licey Official Site On V.Marte
Lara (3-3) visits Magallanes (3-3) @ 7:30 PM VST
CARIBBEAN SERIES -HERMOSILLO, MEXICO (FEBRUARY 1, 2013)
Fernando Valenzuela (former St. Louis-Hermosillo) will be enshrined in the Caribbean Series Hall of Fame: Hermosillo Official Site
Kiko Calero (former St. Louis) is the bullpen coach for Caguas.
Lou Montanez (Memphis Free Agent-Caguas) was left off the roster: El Nuevo Dia
Venezuelan League Championship visits Escogido (Dominican League Champion) @ 5:00 PM ET
Caguas (Puerto Rican League Chgampion) visits Obregon (Mexican Pacific League Champion) @ 9:30 PM ET
MLB Official Site Schedule
LATIN AMERICAN SERIES - BETO AVILA UNIVERSITY, MEXICO (FEBRUARY 1, 2013)
Cocle (Panama League Champion) visits Barranquilla (Colombian League Champion)
Chinandega (Nicaraguan League Champion) visits San Andres (Veracruz League Champion)
Veracruz League Official Site Schedule
Nicaraguan League Championship
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) started in right field and batted fourth. 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.
Jem Argenal (GCL-Chinandega) started as designated hitter and batted seventh. 1-for-4 with one run and two strikeouts.
Chinandega beat Granada 3-2
LNBP Official Site Post Game
Chinandega claimed the championship over Granada four games to two and will represent Nicaragua in the Latin American Series in Mexico.
Jem Argenal (GCL-Chinandega) was given some positive feedback as a younger player winning the starting job: La Prensa
The Nicaraguan Superior League will begin on February 15: La Prensa
Softbank announced the signing of Vicente Padilla (Chinandega): Yakyubaka
Colombian League Championship
Barranquilla beat Cartagena 5-3 - No Boxscore Available
No Game Scheduled For Monday
Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis-Cartagena) started at third base and batted third. 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
Javier Brito (former Memphis-Cartagena) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with two walks.
Ronald Ramirez (former Palm Beach-Cartagena) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 0-for-2 with one walk and one sacrifice.
Barranquilla beat Cartagena 3-2
El Heraldo Post Game
Barranquilla claimed the championship over Cartagena four games to two and will head to Mexico for the Latin American Series.
Australian League Playoffs (February 1, 2013)
Perth (25-21) visits Sydney (26-19) @ 7:30 PM ET : ABL Official Site Pregame
World Baseball Classic
Albert Pujols (former St. Louis-Cibao) will ask for permission from Anaheim to play with Dominican team: Lider
Andy Pettitte (New York-A) has pulled out of the WBC: Mister Baseball
Triple-A Mexican League
Mexico with visit Texas for an exhibition game on March 28: MiLB Official Site
Los Angeles has changed their mind and have requested Jesus Arredondo (Los Angeles-Mochis) be present in camp instead of playing for Monclova: MiLB Official Site
Barbaro Canizares (Winnipeg-Obregon) will return to play for Oaxaca: MiLB Official Site
Kevin Moscatel (former Palm Beach-Caribes) has signed with Yokohama according to Lider but Yokohoma official site says it's a tryout.
Yokohama announced the signing of Jorge Sosa (former St. Louis): Yakyubaka
24 prospects were invited to early spring camp scheduled to begin on February 22: St. Louis Official Site
Oscar Taveras (Springfield-Aguilas), Shelby Miller (St. Louis), Carlos Martinez (Springfield-Aguilas), Trevor Rosenthal (St. Louis), Kolten Wong (Springfield-Surprise), and Michael Wacha (Springfield) rank in the top 100 MLB prospects: St. Louis Official Site
Ballpark village preliminary work begins: KSDK
Brian Feldman takes a look at the pitching competition heading into spring training: KMOV
Kip Wells (former St. Louis) threw a bullpen session for Seattle: Evan Drellich Twitter