Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 11-25-14: Ruben Gotay Doubles & Hits A Two-Run Homer; Cesar Izturis Singles, Doubles, Walks, & Drives In Two Runs; Daniel McCutchen Strikes Out Two Over Three Scoreless Innings
Cesar Izturis (former St. Louis-Lara) started in second base and batted second. 2-for-4 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and one walk.
Renyel Pinto (former Memphis-La Guaira) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:1-2)
Lara beat La Guaira 7-0
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted eighth. 0-for-4 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Jose Martinez (former Springfield-Aragua) started at second base and batted fifth. 2-for-2 with one double, one walk, one sacrifice, and assisted in one double play.
Jorge Rondon (former St. Louis-Aragua) entered in the seventh and pitched to six batters. He allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)
Magallanes beat Aragua 5-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Freddy Garcia (China free agent) is expected to join Aragua on Saturday: Lider
Delwyn Young (Sugar Land) has signed on to play for Lara: El Universal
Caribes (27-11) visits Zulia (26-11) @ 7:30 PM VST
Aragua (20-17) visits Magallanes (18-18) @ 7:30 PM VST
Venezuelan Parallel League
Cesar Valera (Palm Beach-Caribes) started at shortstop and batted third. 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch and one strikeout.
Jose Godoy (Johnson City-Caribes) started at catcher and batted fifth. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Ronnierd Garcia (Peoria-Caribes) started at third base and batted seventh. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Lara beat Caribes 3-2
Daniel McCutchen (former 2005 draft selection-Navegantes) started and pitched three innings. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out.
Navegantes beat Cardenales 1-0
Carlos Torres (Johnson City-Margarita) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and took over in centerfield, bating ninth. 0-for-1 with one strikeout.
La Guaira beat Margarita 6-1
Caracas (18-13) visits Caribes (9-22) for a doubleheader beginning @ 8:30 AM VST
Zulia (11-17) visits Aragua (19-13) @ 10:00 AM VST
Navegantes (6-26) visits Tampa Bay (9-22) @ 11:00 AM VST
Detroit (16-16) visits Philadelphia (14-20) @ 11:00 AM VST
La Guaira (24-8) visits Magallanes (19-13) @ 11:00 AM VST
Caimanes (21-12) visits Cardenales (18-15) @ 11:00 AM VST
Seattle (20-11) visits Boston (13-19) @ 11:00 AM VST
Mexican Pacific League
Justin Christian (former Memphis-Mochis) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one strikeout.
Mazatlan beat Mochis 4-2
LMP Official Site Post Game
Jalisco (1-2) visits Obregon (1-2) @ 7:30 PM MST
Navojoa (1-2) visits Culiacan (1-2) @ 7:30 PM MT
Mazatlan (3-1) visits Mochis (2-2) @ 7:30 PM MT
Hermosillo (2-1) visits Mexicali (2-1) @ 7:30 PM PT
D'Angelo Jimenez (former Memphis-Licey) has played in four games goign 1-for-2 (.500) with two RBIs, one total bases, one walk.500 OBP, .500 SLG, and 1.000 OPS.
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Azucareros) has played in 29 games going 33-for-117 (.282) with two doubles, one triple, two home runs, 14 RBIs, 43 total bases, 22 runs, ten walks, eight stolen bases, 18 strikeouts, two caught stealing, .341 OBP, .368 SLG, and .709 OPS.
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Cibaenas) has played in 16 games going 13-for-52 (.250) with two doubles, three RBIs, 15 total bases, three runs, 11 strikeouts, .264 OBP, .288 SLG, and .553 OPS.
Xavier Scruggs (St. Louis-Cibao) has played in 25 games going 23-for-95 (242) with six doubles, five home runs, 16 RBIs, 44 total bases, 15 runs, 12 walks, one stolen base, 28 strikeouts, .336 OBP, .463 SLG, and .800 OPS.
Nick Additon (former Memphis-Escogido) has made one relief appearance posting 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 3.00 WHIP. He's allowed one hit and no runs over 0.1 innings.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) has made five starts posting a 3-0 record, 1;36 ERA, 0.70 WHIP, and one complete game. He's allowed 16 hits, five earned runs, two home runs, seven walks, hit one batter, and struck 27 out over 33 innings.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made six starts posting a 1-1 record, 3.38 ERA, and 0.89 WHIP. He's allowed 24 hits, 13 runs (11 earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck 13 out over 29.1 innings.
Brad Penny (former St. Louis-Azucareros) has made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 4.50 ERA, and 1.50 WHIP. He's allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck two out over two innings.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Cibaenas) has made five starts posting a 2-1 record, 5.26 ERA, and 1.44 WHIP. He's allowed 28 hits, 16 runs (15 earned), three home runs, nine walks, hit one batter, and struck 11 out over 25.2 innings.
Victor Marte (former St. Louis-Liey) has made 11 relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 7.94 ERA, 2.29 WHIP, and two holds. He's allowed nine hits, five earned runs, three earned runs, four walks, and struck eight out over 5.2 innings.
Zach Jackson (Washington free agent) and Robert Carson (Los Angeles) have signed on to play for Cibao: LIDOM Official Site
Cibaenas (16-13) visits Licey (11-18) @ 7:30 PM AST
Estrellas (19-10) visits Cibao (15-14) @ 7:30 PM AST
Escogido (10-19) visits Azucareros (16-13) @ 7:30 PM AST
Puerto Rican League
Jonathan Rodriguez (Memphis-Santurce) started at first base and batted fourth. 0-for-2 with one strikeout.
Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Santurce) started and pitched five innings. He allowed eight hits, six earned runs, two walks, and struck three out. (g/f:5-6)
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Carolina) started in right field and batted fourth. 1-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Carolina) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out for the save (3). (g/f:0-2)
Carolina beat Santurce 7-6
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and grounded into one double play.
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in right field and batted eighth. 3-for-4 with one double, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-San Juan) started at second base and moved to third, batting second. 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Mayaguez beat San Juan 8-4
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Caguas (10-7) visits Santurce (8-9) @ 7:30 PM AST
Carolina (9-7) visits Mayaguez (11-6) @ 7:30 PM AST
Veracruz League (December 1, 2014)
Karim Garcia (Quintana Roo) will play with Chiapas: LIV Official Site
Nippon Professional Baseball
Chihiro Kaneko (Orix free agent) will have right elbow surgery: Sponichi
Hanshin has made the best offer to Hiroyuki Nakajima (Oakland free agent); Yomiuri would like to have Leslie Anderson, Frederich Cepeda, and Hector Mendoza return next season; Chiba Lotta would like Alfredo Despaigne to return next season; Softbank may be close to an agreement with Daisuke Matsuzaka (New York-N free agent): Yakyubaka
Shohei Otani (Nippon Ham) is in contract extension negotiations with Nippon Ham: Yakyubaka