Rafael Ortega - Tiburones de La Guaira
Venezuelan League Round Robin
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed three hits, four earned runs, one walk, and struck one out for the hold (1). (p-s:39-22)(g/f:2-1)(ir-s:3-0)
Caracas beat Caribes 14-13
El Universal Post Game
Rafael Ortega (St. Louis waiver claim-La Guaira) started in center field and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, one intentional walk, and one strikeout.
Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-La Guaira) started at third base and batted third. 4-for-6 with two doubles, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one throwing error.
Beyvic Valera (Peoria-La Guaira) entered in the eighth as a pinch hitter and took over in left field, batting seventh. 1-for-1 with one double and two RBIs.
Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 2-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, one fielding error, and assisted in two double plays.
Jorge Rondon (Memphis-Magallanes) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed four hits, two earned runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:3-3)
La Guaira beat Magallanes 13-5
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Jorge Rondon (Memphis-Aragua) replaces Lew Ford (Baltimore) on the Magallanes roster: Magallanes Official Site and Lider and El Universal
Zulia visits Magallanes @ 5:00 PM VST
Caribes visits La Guaira @ 6:30 PM VST
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs
Mochis (3-2) visits Hermosillo (2-3) @ 7:00 PM MST
Dominican League Round Robin
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Licey) started in right field and batted eighth. 2-for-4 with two runs.
Julio Lugo (former St. Louis-Escogido) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 1-for-4 at the plate.
Licey beat Escogido 6-1
Listin Diario Post Game
No Games Scheduled For Saturday
Nicaraguan League Championship
Rivas (1-1) visits Boer (1-1) @ 2:00 PM CST
Puerto Rico League Round Robin
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in right field and batted sixth. 2-for-3 with one double and one hit by pitch.
Hector Hernandez (former Palm Beach-Mayaguez) entered in the fifth and pitched two innings. He allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:0-3)
Pete Parise (former Memphis-Ponce) started and pitched three innings. He allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (g/f:6-2)
Ponce beat Mayaguez 4-3
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Carolina) started as designated hitter and batted third. 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, and three strikeouts.
Juan Caballero (GCL-Carolina) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:0-2)
Luis Mateo (Springfield-Caguas) started at shortstop and batted second. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Aaron Bates (former Memphis-Carolina) started at first base and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
Carolina beat Caguas 9-1
Championship schedule between Mayaguez and Caguas is set: Liga PR Official Site
Mayaguez selected Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Carolina) as a backup for the final: El Nuevo Dia
No Games Scheduled For Saturday
Colombian League Championship
Sincelejo (0-0) visits Cartagena (0-0)