Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 2-3-15: J.C. Romero Pitches One & A Third Hitless/Scoreless Inning & Held One Inherited Runner On Base; Lino Rivera Denies Rumors Of Managing In The Dominican; Anthony Garcia Walks
Yulieski Gourriel (Industriales/Pinar del Rio) started at second base and batted third. 0-for-3 with one run, one stolen base, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma/Pinar del Rio) started in left field and batted fourth. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.
Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus/Pinar del Rio) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI.
Culiacan beat Pinar del Rio 2-1
ESPN Deportes Post Game
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (p-s:21-15)(g/f:2-0)
Anthony Garcia (Palm Beach-Santurce) started in left field and batted fourth. 0-for-3 with one walk.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Santurce) started at first base and batted sixth. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Santurce) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:11-6)(g/f:4-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Caribes beat Santurce 5-2
ESPN Deportes Post Game
Fernando Martinez (New York-A free agent) signed with Veracruz: MiLB Official Site
MLB held a showcase for Puerto Rican players in Caguas for the 2015 draft: John Blundell Twitter
Lino Rivera (former Arkansas-Mayaguez MGR) denied rumors he was in talks for the Licey MGR job: Primera Hora
Bomb squad was called in for a suspicious package at the stadium: Primera Hora
Eduardo Perez (former St. Louis-Santurce MGR) knew he was coming up against a very good Caribes team and said his club needs to be more aggressive: El Nuevo Dia
Opening ceremony of the Carribean Series: El Nuevo Dia
Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Santurce), J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Santurce), Eduardo Perez (former St. Louis-Santurce MGR), Robinson Cancel (former Memphis), and Armando Rios (former Memphis) all played together on the 2000 Santurce team: El Nuevo Dia
Edmundo Sosa (State College-Metro) and Jonathan Rivera (DSL-Metro) came out of the PYT Academy: Metro Official Twitter
Nettuno 2 (Italy) confirmed Norberto Gonzalez (Ciefuegos) will return this summer: Mister Baseball
Caribbean Series the start of turning point for Cuba: MLB Official Site
Pinar del Rio (0-1) visits Cibao (0-0) @ 12:05 PM ET
Santurce (0-1) visits Culiacan (1-0) @ 6:30 PM ET - Joel Pinerio (former St. Louis-Santurce) is scheduled to start