Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-21-15: Edmund Sosa Singles, Homers, Drives In Two Runs, & Receives Votes For ROY In Panama; Anderson Gerdel & Kender Villegas Both Pitch Hitless/Scoreless Innings; Jonathan Rivera Collects Two Singles & One Double
Venezuelan League Round Robin
Anderson Gerdel (Johnson City-La Guaira) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)
Kender Villegas (Johnson City-La Guaira) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (g/f:2-0)
Aragua beat La Guaira 11-5
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted second. 2-for-5 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.
Caribes beat Magallanes 16-5
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Johan Santana (Baltimore free agent-Magallanes) has been ruled out for the rest of the playoffs with discomfort in his shoulder: LVBP Official Site
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) has missed time with sore ribs: El Emergente
Jean Machi (San Francisco) has received permission to pitch for Magallanes: El Emergente
Zulia (6-8) visits Aragua (6-8) @ 7:30 PM VST
Caribes (11-4) visits La Guaira (4-10) @ 7:30 PM VST
Mexican Pacific League Championship
Culiacan (0-0) visits Jalisco (0-0) @ 8:30 PM CT
Dominican League Championship
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Estrellas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits, one earned run, and one walk. (g/f:0-3)
Cibao beat Estrellas 5-3
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Puebla (Triple-A Mexican League) is negotiating with Miguel Tejada (Miami free agent-Cibaenas): MiLB Official Site
Eliezer Alfonso (former Peoria-Margarita/Cibao) has had to make many adjustments since making the jump from LVBP to LIDOM: LVBP Official Site
Ten prospects from the Orlando Cabrera Academy in Colombia traveled to the Dominican Republic to work out for scouts: EL Universal
Cibao (2-2) visits Estrellas (2-2) @ 5:00 PM AST
Australian Baseball League
Cancelled games from two weeks ago will not be made up: ABL Official Site
Trent Oeltjen (Arizona free agent-Sydney) has decided to retire after winter season: ABL Official Site
Puerto Rican League Championship
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Santurce) started at second base and batted third. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Santurce) started in left field and batted fourth. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Santurce) started and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed four hits, six runs (five earned), one home run, one walk, and struck two out for the losing decision (1-3). (g/f:2-1)
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in left field and moved to right and back to left, batting eighth. 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one fielding error.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)
Mayaguez beat Santurce 8-2
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Mayaguez (1-0) visits Santurce (0-1) @ 7:30 PM AST
Panama League Championship
Edmundo Sosa (State College-Metro) started at shortstop and batted leadoff. 2-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.
Jonathan Rivera (DSL-Metro) started in outfield and batted eighth. 3-for-4 with one double and one run.
Cocle beat Metro 8-4
Panama League Official Site Post Game
Cocle sweeps the series against Metro in three games
Edmundo Sosa (State College-Metro) received votes for Rookie of the Year: Panama America