Friday, January 2, 2015
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-2-15: Dennys Reyes Strikes Out Two Of Three Batters Faced; Amaury Cazana Tied For Lead In Hits, Tied For Second In Doubles, & Tied For Fourth In RBIs In Veracruz League; Miguel Socolovich Activated In Venezuelan League
Venezuelan League Playoffs
Jorge De Leon (Oakland free agent-Escogido) has signed to pitch for Caracas: Caracas Official Site
Barry Enright (Los Angeles free agent-Hermosillo) and Jonathan Arias (Monterrey-Obregon) have signed on to pitch for Lara: Lara Official Site
Joe Dunigan (New Jersey-San Juan) has signed on to play for La Guaira: Lider
Caracas activated Miguel Socolovich (MiLB signing): El Emergente
Caracas (29-34) visits La Guaira (29-34) @ 2:00 PM VST
Caracas/La Guaira winner @ Lara (29-34) @ 7:30 PM VST
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs
Justin Christian (former Memphis-Mochis) started in right field and batted third. 0-for-3 with one ground into double play.
Dennys Reyes (former St. Louis-Culiacan) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:11-7)(g/f:1-0)
Culiacan beat Mochis 5-0
LMP Official Site Post Game
Mazatlan (0-1) visits Mochis (1-0) @ 7:30 PM CT
Mochis (0-1) visits Culiacan (1-0) @ 7:30 PM MT
Obregon (1-0) visits Mexicali (0-1) @ 7:30 PM PT
Dominican League Round Robin
What does the duo of Manny Ramirez (Chicago-N) and Miguel Tejada (Miami free agent) mean to Cibaenas: Listin Diario
Cibao (3-1) visits Estrellas (3-1) @ 7:30 PM AST
Azucareros (1-3) visits Cibaenas (1-3) @ 7:30 PM AST - Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) is scheduled to start
Yurendell de Caster (Winnipeg free agent) is closing in on his second career triple crown: La Prensa
Rivas (25-17) visits San Fernando (15-28) @ 6:00 PM
Boer (21-21) visits Chinandega (24-19) @ 6:00 PM
Australian Baseball League
Perth (16-17) visits Brisbane (18-15) for a doubleheader beginning @ 1:00 PM AEST
Sydney (16-17) visits Adelaide (22-11) for a doubleheader beginning @ 4:00 PM ACT
Canberra (17-17) visits Melbourne (11-23) @ 5:05 PM AET
Puerto Rican League Playoffs
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Carolina) broke records and was dominant offensively while Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Santurce) was almost perfect from the mound: El Nuevo Dia
Carolina (19-20) visits Caguas (25-14) @ 7:30 PM AST
Santurce (19-19) visits Mayaguez (22-16) @ 7:30 PM AST - Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Santurce) is scheduled to start
Monteria (17-20) visits Barranquilla (22-15)
Cartagena (19-17) visits Sincelejo (15-21)
Amaury Cazana (former Memphis-Paso de Ovejas) has played in 27 games going 36-for-109 (.330) with ten doubles, three home runs, 24 RBIs, 19 runs, 15 walks, three hit by pitches, one sac fly, 19 strikeouts, .422 OBA, .505 SLG, and .927 OPS.
Ryde Rodriguez (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) has played in seven games going 8-for-26 (.308) with one double, one home run, eight RBIs, five runs, six walks, four strikeouts, .438 OBA, .462 SLG, and .900 OPS.
Ivan Bellazetin (former MiLB tryout-Acayucan) has played in 24 games going 19-for-90 (.211) with two doubles, two home runs, ten RBIs, 14 runs, ten walks, four hit by pitches, two sacrifices, 13 strikeouts, .317 OBA, .300 SLG, and .617 OPS.
Oneli Perez (former Memphis-La Cuenca) has made 11 relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 1.74 WHIP, and three saves. He's allowed ten hits, no runs, eight walks, hit two batters, and struck five out over 10.1 innings.
Juan Pena (former Tennessee-Acayucan) has made five starts posting a 2-3 record, 6.08 ERA, and 1.65 WHIP. He's allowed 31 hits, 22 runs (16 earned), one home run, eight walks, hit two batters, thrown five wild pitches, and struck 22 out over 23.2 innings.
Acayucan (14-12) visits Paso de Ovejas (12-14-1)
La Cuenca (17-10) visits Santa Rosa (14-11)
Coatza (6-17-3) visits San Andres (13-12-1)
Chiapas (15-10-1) visits Xalapa (11-16)
Metro (5-8) visits Cocle (11-3) @ 7:00 PM
Urraca (7-6) visits Herrera (4-10) @ 7:00 PM
Nippon Professional Baseball
Shohei Otani (Nippon Ham) would still like to play in the MLB but doesn't feel he his physically ready to compete yet. He would also like to win a NPB championship first: Yakyubaka