Venezuelan League Round Robin
Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-Lara) started in left field and batted seventh. 2-for-4 with one triple and one two-out RBI.
Richard Castillo (Springfield-Lara) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:9-6)(g/f:0-2)
Caracas beat Lara 6-5 in 10 innings
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Ugueth Urbina (Free Agent) has been working out with Caracas and may be added to the active roster: Lider
Zulia (1-1) visits Lara (1-2) @ 6:00 PM VST
Caracas (1-1) visits Caribes (1-1) @ 7:00 PM VST
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs
No Games Scheduled For Friday
Minnesota plans to scout Cubans Dariel Alvarez and Aledmys Diaz: ESPN
Mexicali (2-0) visits Mazatlan (0-2) @ 6:00 PM MT
Guasave (0-2) visits Obregon (2-0) @ 6:00 PM MST
Culiacan (2-0) visits Hermosillo (0-2) @ 7:00 PM MST
Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-San Andres) scored a couple runs as San Andres beat Oluta 10-2: LIV Official Site Post Game
Dominican League Round Robin
Fernando Tatis (former St. Louis-Escogido) started at third base and batted eighth. 2-for-4 with one stolen base and grounded into one double play.
Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third. 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Luis Perdomo (former Springfield-Aguilas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits, one earned run, and two walks. (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:2-0)
Escogido beat Aguilas 5-3
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Omar Javier (former Johnson City-Estrellas) started and pitched 5.2 innings. He allowed five hits, one earned run, one home run, three walks, and hit two batters. (g/f:7-5)
Estrellas beat Azucareros 3-2
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Oscar Taveras (Springfield) and Antonio Bastardo (Philadelphia) have both been pulled from playing with Aguilas: Aguilas Official Site and Listin Diario
New York-A pulled Kelvin Perez from pitching for Mazatlan in the Mexican Pacific League after spending the winter with Cibao. There were rumors he was kidnapped: Listin Diario
Estrellas (2-5) visits Escogido (4-3) @ 5:00 PM AST
Aguilas (4-3) visits Azucareros (4-3) @ 7:30 PM AST
Puerto Rican League Playoffs
Anthony Garcia (Quad Cities-Carolina) started in right field and batted sixth. 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.
Mayaguez beat Carolina 6-2
Luis Mateo (Quad Cities-Caguas) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.
Caguas beat Santurce 8-1
El Nuevo Dia Post Game
Ramon Vasquez (former Memphis-Manati) is one of a handful of players interested in playing in the Puerto Rican Double-A League: Primera Hora
Everything has been resolved with payments to players from Manati: El Nuevo Dia
Caguas (3-0) visits Santurce (0-3) @ 7:15 PM AST
Mayaguez (3-0) visits Carolina (0-3) @ 7:15 PM AST
Gustavo Martinez (former GCL-Boer) pitched a third of an inning allowing one hit, two runs, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out.
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) 3-for-6 with three home runs, six RBIs, and three runs.
Chinandega beat Boer 18-11
LNBP Official Site Post Game
The Nicaraguan Superior League will allow players from professional teams to play: La Prensa
Chinandega (25-21) visits Boer (21-26)
Leon (22-25) visits Granada (25-21)
Julian Tavarez (former St. Louis-Barranquilla) started and pitched four innings. He allowed four hits, three earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck two out.
Barranquilla beat Monteria 6-4
El Heraldo Post Game
Ronald Ramirez (former Palm Beach-Cartagena) entered late in the game at shortstop.
Javier Brito (former Memphis-Cartagena) started at first base and batted third. 1-for-4 with three strikeouts.
Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis-Cartagena) started in left field and batted fourth. 2-for-4 with two doubles, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Cartagena beat Sincelejo 5-4
Cartagena (16-15) visits Monteria (17-14)
Sincelejo (10-21) visits Barranquilla (18-12)
Marlon Sucre (former DSL-Cocle) entered late in the game in the outfield and batted sixth. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Cocle beat Herrera 11-0
Cocle (6-8) visits Panama (6-7)
Herrera (7-7) visits Chiriqui (8-5)
C.J. Beatty (former Palm Beach-Brisbane) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
Melbourne beat Brisbane 2-0
Melbourne Official Site Post Game
Geoff Klein (Palm Beach-Sydney) started at catcher and batted fifth. 1-for-4 at the plate.
Wayne Lundgren (former Palm Beach-Sydney) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and one home run. (p-s:24-19)(g/f:5-1)
Adelaide beat Sydney 9-4
Perth (17-15) visits Canberra (21-10) @ 12:00 PM ET
Brisbane (14-18) visits Melbourne (12-21) @ 1:05 PM ET
Sydney (18-15) visits Adelaide (15-18) @ 1:00 PM ET
Texas has signed Lance Berkman (former St. Louis): Fox Sports
Toronto does not plan to rework any contract with Darren Oliver (former St. Louis): Toronto Official Site
Matt Carpenter (St. Louis) continues working at second base: St. Louis Official Site