Gerwuins Velazco - Leones de Caracas 2013 Venezuelan Parallel League Champions
Magallanes (22-37) visits Caribes (36-23) @ 8:00 PM VST
Mexican Pacific League
Hermosillo (17-10) visits Mexicali (16-11) @ 3:00 PM PST
Guasave (11-16) visits Navojoa (15-12) @ 5:00 PM MST
Obregon (14-13) visits Culiacan (13-14) @ 6:00 PM MST
Mochis (16-11) visits Mazatlan (6-21) @ 7:30 PM MST
Ryan Mulhern (former 2002 draft selection-San Andres) has played in 34 games going 35-for-110 (.318) with eight doubles, six home runs, 27 RBIs, 24 runs, 21 walks, two hit by pitches, two sac flies, 24 strikeouts, .430 OBA, .555 SLG, and .985 OPS.
Ivan Bellazetin (former MiLB tryout-Acayucan) has played in 42 games going 42-for-144 (.292) with three doubles, 15 RBIs, 24 runs, 17 walks, three hit by pitches, three sacrifices, 14 strikeouts, .378 OBA, .312 SLG, and .690 OPS.
Hugo Castellanos (former Memphis-Oluta) has made eight relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 1.17 WHIP. He's allowed one hit, one unearned run, eight walks, and struck nine out over 7.2 innings.
Juan Pena (former Tennessee-Acayucan) has made two appearances (one start) posting a 0-0 record, 0.90 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP. He's allowed six hits, one earned run, one home run, four walks, thrown one wild pitch, and struck 13 out over ten innings.
Gregory Polanco (Pittsburgh-Escogido) was named MVP, Carlos Pimentel (Texas-Escogido) named Pitcher of the Year, and Audo Vicente named Manager of the Year. Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) received consideration for Pitcher of the Year: Listin Diario
Rivas (22-18) visits Granada (17-24) @ 6:00 PM CST
Chinandega (19-22) visits Boer (23-17) @ 6:00 PM CST
Puerto Rican League
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Carolina) has played in 33 games going 37-for-115 (.322) with nine doubles, five home runs, 23 RBIs, 61 total bases, 19 runs, nine walks, 24 strikeouts, .388 OBP, .530 SLG, and .918 OPS.
Luis Mateo (Springfield-Caguas) has played in 35 games going 24-for-105 (.229) with three doubles, one triple, ten RBIs, 29 total bases, 11 runs, 11 walks, three stolen bases, 20 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .303 OBP, .276 SLG, and .579 OPS.
Jonathan Rodriguez (Palm Beach-Santurce) has played in 24 games going 16-for-78 (.205) with seven doubles, two home runs, 11 RBIs, 29 total bases, five runs, eight walks, one stolen base, 20 strikeouts, two caught stealing, .284 OBP, .372 SLG, and .656 OPS.
Juan Caballero (GCL-Carolina) has made three relief appearances posting 0-0 record, 8.31 ERA, and 2.31 WHIP. He's allowed six hits, four earned runs, two home runs, four walks, and struck six out over 4.1 innings.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Carolina) has played in 35 games going 41-for-125 (.328) with 11 doubles, three home runs, 12 RBIs, 61 total bases, 19 runs, 21 walks, two stolen bases, 28 strikeouts, .432 OBP, .488 SLG, and .920 OPS.
Aaron Bates (former Memphis-Caguas) has played in 30 games going 34-for-107 (.318) with six doubles, 11 RBIs, 40 total bases, 12 runs, 16 walks, 30 strikeouts, .416 OBP, .374 SLG, and .790 OPS.
Adron Chambers (former St. Louis-Santurce) has played in 12 games going 13-for-41 (.317) with two doubles, one triple, one RBI, 17 total bases, seven runs, seven walks, two stolen bases, ten strikeouts, .417 OBP, .415 SLG, and .831 OPS.
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) has played in 27 games going 30-for-101 (.297) with four doubles, one triple, five home runs, 16 RBIs, 51 total bases, 15 runs, six walks, 26 strikeouts, .333 OBP, .505 SLG, and .838 OPS.
Robinson Cancel (former Memphis-Carolina) has played in 26 games going 21-for-82 (.256) with two doubles, one triple, one home run, seven RBIs, 28 total bases, seven runs, eight walks, two stolen bases, ten strikeouts, .322 OBP, .341 SLG, and .664 OPS.
John Rodriguez (former St. Louis-Santurce) has played in 23 games going 18-for-75 (.240) with one double, three RBIs, 19 total bases, four runs, four walks, 17 strikeouts, .305 OBP, .253 SLG, and .558 OPS.
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Caguas/Mayaguez) has played in 26 games going 18-for-86 (.209) with three doubles, one home run, ten RBIs, 24 total bases, ten runs, five walks, two stolen bases, 21 strikeouts, .266 OBP, .279 SLG, and .545 OPS.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) has made 18 relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 0.89 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 12 saves. He's allowed nine hits, two earned runs, nine walks, and struck 20 out over 20.1 innings.
David Kopp (former Memphis-Carolina) has made 14 relief appearances posting a 1-1 record, 2.00 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, seven holds, and one save. He's allowed 18 hits, eight runs (four earned), nine walks, and struck 13 out over 18 innings.
Pete Parise (former Memphis-Ponce) has made 14 relief appearances posting a 0-2 record, 2.79 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, one hold, and five saves. He's allowed 19 hits, six earned runs, one home run, nine walks, and struck 18 out over 19.1 innings.
Hector Hernandez (former Palm Beach-Mayaguez) has made eight appearances (five starts) posting a 0-1 record, 2.82 ERA, and 1.52 WHIP. He's allowed 23 hits, nine runs (seven earned), two home runs, 11 walks, hit on batter, and struck 16 out over 22.1 innings.
Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Ponce) has made four starts posting a 1-0 record, 3.20 ERA, and 1.07 WHIP. He's allowed 18 hits, seven earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck ten out over 19.2 innings.
Shaun Garceau (former Springfield-Caguas) has made 11 relief appearances posting a 1-2 record, 5.79 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, and two holds. He's allowed 11 hits, nine earned runs, one home run, four walks, hit two batters, and struck nine out over 14 innings.
Jorge Rodriguez (Santurce) has made ten appearances (eight starts) posting a 3-3 record, 2.03 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed 38 hits, 14 runs (ten earned), 11 walks, hit one batter, and struck 32 out over 44.1 innings.
Juan Gonzalez (former MiLB signing) will be inducted into the Sports Hall Of Fame along with Ivan Rodriguez: Primera Hora
Primer Hora sat down with Yadier Molina (St. Louis-Carolina) to talk about Christmas: Primera Hora
Caguas (19-18) visits Santurce (16-20) @ 7:15 PM AST
Carolina (17-18) visits Ponce (18-18) @ 7:15 PM AST
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Barranquilla) has played in 14 games going 26-for-64 (.406) with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, nine RBIs, 42 total bases, 15 runs, four walks, one sac fly, six strikeouts, and .656 SLG.
Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis-Cartagena) has played in 28 games going 45-for-115 (.391) with 11 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 22 RBIs, 72 total bases, 22 runs, eight walks, five hit by pitches, one sacrifice, three sac flies, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, and .626 SLG.
Javier Colina (former Memphis-Cartagena) has played in 24 games going 24-for-89 (.270) with seven doubles, one triple, one home run, 15 RBIs, 36 total bases, 19 runs, seven walks, five hit by pitches, three sac flies, three stolen bases, eight strikeouts, and .404 SLG.
Ronald Ramirez (former Palm Beach-Cartagena) has played in 20 games going 14-for-58 (.241) with four doubles, one home run, ten RBIs, 21 total bases, ten runs, ten walks, one hit by pitch, three sacrifices, one stolen base, 13 strikeouts, and .362 SLG.
Ricardo Rodriguez (former Memphis-Cartagena) has made eight starts posting a 3-1 record and 3.60 ERA. He's allowed 39 hits, 21 runs (18 earned), three home runs, 12 walks, hit four batters, thrown one wild pitch, and struck 16 out over 45 innings.
Jose Calero (former GCL-Sincelejo) has made nine appearances (one start) posting a 1-1 record and 7.54 ERA. He's allowed 17 hits, 16 runs (12 earned), one home run, nine walks, hit four batters, thrown two wild pitches, and struck 11 out over 14.1 innings.
Cartagena (23-6) visits Monteria (19-11)
Sincelejo (9-20) visits Barranquilla (7-21)
Caribbean Series 2014 (February 1, 2014)
Cuba will face Mexico for their return to the Caribbean Series: La Prensa
Nippon Professional Baseball
Yakult has signed Chris Narveson (former St. Louis-Licey) to a one-year deal: Sponichi