Thursday, February 6, 2014

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 2-6-14: Eugenio Velez Hits Two Homers & Drives In Three Runs; Luis Garcia Collects Two Doubles & Three RBIs; Randy Ruiz Singles, Twice, Doubles, & Knocks In On Run

Australian Baseball League Championship

Friday's Game:
Canberra (0-0) visits Perth (0-0) @ 7:05 PM AWST

California Winter League

Dutch Deol (former Johnson City-British Columbia) started in left field and batted eighth.  0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Palm Springs beat British Columbia 1-0

Thursday's Games:
Midwest (7-3) visits Bay Area (8-2-1)
Cochella Valley (3-7-1) visits Canada (4-6-1)
Palm Desert (1-9-1) visits British Columbia (4-6-1)
Palm Springs (5-4-1) visits Oregon (6-4)

Caribbean Series

Luis Garcia (former New Haven-Hermosillo) started as designated hitter and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), and one run.

Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Licey) entered in the third in left field and batted fifth.  2-for-3 with two home runs, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), and two runs.
Julio Lugo (former St. Louis-Licey) started at third base and batted seventh.  1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and two strikeouts.
D'Angelo Jimenez (former Memphis-Licey) entered in the eighth at first base.
Victor Marte (St. Louis free agent-Licey) entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (1).  (p-s:20-12)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-2)

Licey beat Hermosillo 7-6
Caribbean Series Official Site Post Game

Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  3-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in right field and batted eighth.  0-for-3 at the plate.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk for the save (2).  (p-s:16-8)(g/f:2-0)

Mayaguez beat Magallanes 5-4
Caribbean Series Official Site Post Game

Andres Galarraga (former St. Louis) also says Cuba should stay in Caribbean Series and expand to include Panama and Columbia: Lider

Caribbean Series is considering Nicaragua for the tournament, but dismissed Columbia and Panama: Lider

Carlos Zambrano (Philadelphia free agent-Magallanes) is aiming to be in spring camp and return to the majors: Lider

Ugueth Urbina (Philadelphia free agent-Caracas) is not considering retirement: Lider

Carlos Baerga (former St. Louis-Mayaguez MGR) is not happy with the organization of the Caribbean Series schedule: El Universal

Felix Fermin (Aguilas MGR) will meet with the orginization to determine his future: Listin Diario

Columbia and Panama are discussing interleague play: El Heraldo

Eliezer Alfonso (former Peoria-Magallanes) was surprised to be playing the catcher position: Lider

Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Ponce/Mayaguez) and Claudio Vargas (Toronto free agent-Azucareros/Licey) are both hoping their pitching performances get them invites to big league camp: MLB Official Site

Thursday's Game:
Licey (2-2) visits Hermosillo (2-2) @ 7:30 PM ET

Nippon Professional Baseball (Japan)

Brian Falkenborg (former St. Louis-Rakuten) threw his first bullpen session working on his curve and splitter: Yakyubaka

Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Chunichi-Aguilas) took fielding practice at first and third: Yakyubaka

Sergio Mitre (Mexicali) and Loek Van Mil (Cincinnati fee agent) will tryout for Rakuten: Yakyubaka

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