Eliezer Alfonso - Navegantes del Magallanes
Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-Lara) started in right field and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 at the plate.
Jamie Romak (former Memphis-La Guaira) started in center field and moved to left field and batted leadoff. 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.
La Guaira beat Lara 7-2
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-Lara) signed on to play with Aguascalientes in the Triple-A Mexican League: MiLB Official Site
Eliezer Alfonso (former Peoria-Magallanes) was named Player of the Week: LVBP Official Site
Zulia (23-26) visits La Guaira (24-23) @ 7:30 PM VST
Lara (22-25) visits Magallanes (26-22) @ 7:30 PM VST
Caribes (31-17) visits Margarita (18-30) @ 7:30 PM VST
Caracas (23-25) visits Aragua (24-23) @ 7:30 PM VST
Venezuelan Parallel League
Carlos Torres (GCL-Margarita) started in right field and batted third. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one stolen base.
Margarita beat Navegantes 6-5
Seattle (17-24) visits Aragua (19-23) @ 10:00 AM VST
Margarita (26-16) visits Magallanes (25-16) @ 10:00 AM VST
Caimanes (17-25) visits Caribes (19-20) @ 10:00 AM VST
Zulia (19-23) visits Navegantes (11-30) @ 11:00 AM VST
Tiburones (17-25) visits Lara (28-14) @ 11:00 AM VST
La Guaira (28-13) visits Boston (19-24) @ 11:00 AM VST
Cardenales (15-25) visits Tampa Bay (20-21) @ 11:00 AM VST
Mexican Pacific League
Mark Hamilton (former St. Louis-Guasave) has played in 48 games going 40-for-157 (.255) with six doubles, one triple, six home runs, 20 RBIs, 66 total bases, 28 runs, 27 walks, one stolen base, 39 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .368 OBP, .420 SLG, and .788 OPS.
Iker Franco (former Springfield-Obregon) has played in 21 games going 15-for-59 (.254) with four doubles, nine RBIs, 19 total bases, one run, six walks, 14 strikeouts, .338 OBP, .322 SLG, and .660 OPS.
Russell Branyan (former St. Louis-Mexicali) has played in 28 games going 24-for-100 (.240) with six doubles, seven home runs, 24 RBIs, 51 total bases, 16 runs, 23 walks, one stolen base, 26 strikeouts, .378 OBP, .510 SLG, and .888 OPS.
Luis Garcia (former New Haven-Hermosillo) has played in 38 games going 28-for-133 (.211) with five doubles, seven home runs, 17 RBIs, 54 total bases, 15 runs, 18 walks, 35 strikeouts, .309 OBP, .406 SLG, and .715 OPS.
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Mazatlan) has played in one game going 0-for-2 (.000) with one strikeout.
Fernando Salas (former St. Louis-Hermosillo) has made five relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 1.93 ERA, 0.43 WHIP, and four holds. He's allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, and struck seven out over 4.2 innings.
Dennys Reyes (former St. Louis-Hermosillo) has made eight appearances (four starts) posting a 0-2 record, 6.75 ERA, 1.78 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed 22 hits, 17 runs (16 earned), one home run, 16 walks, hit three batters, and struck 17 out over 21.1 innings.
C.J. Fick (former St. Louis-Guasave) has made 11 appearances (two starts) posting a 1-3 record, 6.98 ERA, and 1.55 WHIP. He's allowed 22 hits, 15 earned runs, two home runs, eight walks, and struck 18 out over 19.1 innings.
Navojoa (10-5) visits Hermosillo (9-6) @ 7:30 PM MST
Culiacan (6-9) visits Guasave (6-9) @ 7:30 PM MT
Obregon (8-7) visits Mochis (8-7) @ 7:30 PM MT
Mazatlan (4-11) visits Mexicali (9-6) @ 7:30 PM PT
Ivan Bellazetin (former MiLB tryout-Acayucan) has played in 31 games going 32-for-106 (.302) with two doubles, 11 RBIs, 18 runs, 12 walks, three hit by pitches, three sacrifices, 11 strikeouts, .388 OBA, .321 SLG, and .709 OPS.
Ryan Mulhern (former 2002 draft selection-San Andres) has played in 24 games going 23-for-80 (.287) with five doubles, five home runs, 20 RBIs, 21 runs, 13 walks, two hit by pitches, one sac fly, 19 strikeouts, .396 OBA, .538 SLG, and .934 OPS.
Hugo Castellanos (former Memphis-Oluta) has made seven relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 0.86 WHIP. He's allowed no hits, no runs, six walks, and struck eight out over seven innings.
Tuxpan (24-12-4) visits Acayucan (26-15)
Veracruz (8-33-1) visits Coatza (19-19-3)
Cordoba (18-24-1) visits San Andres (24-13-1)
Oluta (18-17-3) visits Xalapa (16-20-1)
Ronny Gil (Palm Beach-Cibao) has played in 23 games going 15-for-42 (.357) with one home run, four RBIs, 18 total bases, ten runs, five walks, one stolen base, eight strikeouts, .426 OBP, .429 SLG, and .854 OPS.
Jermaine Curtis (Memphis-Aguilas) has played in 24 games going 21-for-67 (.313) with two doubles, six RBIs, 23 total bases, 11 runs, 11 walks, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, four caught stealing, .425 OBP, .343 SLG, and .768 OPS.
Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Aguilas) has played in 11 games going 13-for-39 (.333) with four doubles, one home run, seven RBIs, 20 total bases, five runs, nine walks, five strikeouts, .449 OBP, .513 SLG, and .962 OPS.
Julio Lugo (former St. Louis-Escogido) has played in 15 games going 9-for-42 (.214) with one double, four RBIs, ten total bases, five runs, five walks, one stolen base, 14 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .292 OBP, .238 SLG, and .530 OPS.
Pedro Feliz (former St. Louis-Azucareros) has played in 18 games going 9-for-56 (.161) with two doubles, one home run, six RBIs, 14 total bases, four runs, four walks, six strikeouts, .217 OBP, .250 SLG, and .467 OPS.
D'Angelo Jimenez (former Memphis-Licey) has played in ten games going 1-for-9 (.111) with one RBI, one total base, four walks, one strikeout, .385 OBP, .111 SLG, and .496 OPS.
Adam Reifer (former Memphis-Aguilas) has made 17 relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, two holds, and four saves. He's allowed nine hits, no runs, nine walks, and struck 18 out over 17 innings.
Oneli Perez (former Memphis-Escogido) has made eight relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 1.50 WHIP. He's allowed seven hits, no runs, three walks, and struck one out over 6.2 innings.
Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Licey) has made four relief appearances posting a 0-1 record, 1.59 ERA, and 0.35 WHIP. He's allowed one hit, two runs (one earned), one home run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck ten out over 5.2 innings.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made nine appearances (eight starts) posting a 2-2 record, 2.77 ERA, and 1.36 WHIP. He's allowed 48 hits, 16 runs (12 earned), five walks, hit one batter, and struck 24 out over 39 innings.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) has made six starts posting a 2-1 record, 2.87 ERA, and 1.09 WHIP. He's allowed 31 hits, 12 runs (ten earned), four home runs, three walks, and struck 25 out over 31.1 innings.
Alberto Castillo (former MiLB signing-Estrellas) has made one start posting a 0-0 record, 3.00 ERA, and 1.33 WHIP. He's allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, and struck three out over three innings.
Victor Marte (St. Louis free agent-Licey) has made six relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 6.75 ERA, and 1.75 WHIP. He's allowed five hits, three earned runs, two walks, and struck five out over four innings.
Omar Javier (former Johnson City-Estrellas) has made three starts posting a 0-1 record, 7.27 ERA, and 1.85 WHIP. He's allowed 13 hits, nine runs (seven earned), three walks, and struck ten out over 8.2 innings.
Luis Perdomo (former Springfield-Aguilas) has made five relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 9.82 ERA, and 1.91 WHIP. He's allowed five hits, four earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck five out over 3.2 innings.
Brett Tomko (former St. Louis-Escogido) has made two starts posting a 0-1 record, 14.40 ERA, and 3.00 WHIP. He's allowed 12 hits, eight earned runs, three walks, and struck one out over five innings.
Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Aguilas) was named Player of the Week: LIDOM Official Site
Octavio Dotel (former St. Louis-Escogido) is set to begin his rehab: Jason Beck Twitter
Estrellas (13-26) visits Licey (23-16) @ 7:30 PM AST
Cibao (17-22) visits Azucareros (15-23) @ 7:30 PM AST
Escogido (24-15) visits Aguilas (24-14) @ 7:30 PM AST
Puerto Rican League
Ruben Gotay (Springfield free agent-Carolina) started at third base and batted third. 1-for-4 with one RBI, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Carolina) started as designated hitter and batted seventh. 0-for-5 with one strikeout.
David Kopp (former Memphis-Carolina) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:1-0)
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Carolina beat Mayaguez 6-3
Liga PR Official Site Post Game
Caguas (13-13) visits Ponce (13-12) @ 7:15 PM AST
Carolina (12-12) visits Santurce (12-14) @ 7:15 PM AST
Donovan Solano (former Memphis- Barranquilla) started as designated hitter and batted third. 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.
Monteria beat Barranquilla 7-5
Javier Colina (former Memphis-Cartagena) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 0-for-4 with one walk.
Cartagena beat Sincelejo 10-3
Cartagena (18-3) visits Barranquilla (4-17)
Sincelejo (6-14) visits Monteria (14-8)
St. Louis, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Baltimore, Tampa Bay, Boston, and New York-A seem to be the teams interested in Aledmys Diaz. 26-year old right-handed pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne, 24-year old left-handed pitcher Misael Siverio, 22-year old right-handed pitcher Antonio Romero, 23-year old shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena, 28-year old catcher Yenier Bello, 23-year old right-handed pitcher Raciel Iglesias, 25-year old first baseman Jozzen Cuesta, 25-year old catcher Josue Franco, 18-year old right-handed pitcher Rogelio Armenteros, 25-year old outfielder Rusney Castillo, and 25-year old outfielder Dayron Varona are among the others hitting the market this winter/spring: MLB Official Site