Sunday, February 8, 2015
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 2-8-15: Russell Branyan Singles, Walks, & Drives In One Run; Pedro Rodriguez Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning; Pedro Guerrero & Felix Jose Honored By Latino Hall Of Fame
Australian Baseball League Championship
Perth beat Adelaide 12-5 to win the championship two games to one
Russell Branyan (former St. Louis-Culiacan) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
Culiacan beat Cibao 5-4
ESPN Deportes Post Game
Yulieski Gourriel (Industriales/Pinar del Rio) started at second base and batted third. 2-for-5 with one RBI, two runs, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma/Pinar del Rio) started in left field and batted fourth. 1-for-5 with two runs and one outfield assist.
Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus/Pinar del Rio) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 4-for-5 with two doubles, one triple, five RBIs, and one run.
Norge Ruiz (Camaguey/Pinar del Rio) entered in the fourth and pitched 4.1 innings. He allowed five hits, no runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-1). (p-s:77-44)(g/f:6-2)(ir-s:2-1)
Hector Mendoza (Isla de la Juventud/Pinar del Rio) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:14-9)
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:9-8)(g/f:1-1)
Pinar del Rio beat Caribes 8-4
ESPN Deportes Post Game
Julio Franco (Fort Worth free agent) has signed on as a player-manager for Ishikawa (Independent Japan BC League): Ishikawa Official Twitter
Frederich Cepeda (Santci Spiritus/Pinar del Rio) talks about his stellar game on Saturday: ESPN Deportes
Diosdany Castillo (Villa Clara) will continue to work out for MLB teams this coming week: JR Ricket Twitter
Johan Santana (Baltimore free agent-Magallanes) underwent stem cell treatment on his shoulder: Lider
Pedro Guerrero (former St. Louis) and Felix Jose (former St. Louis) were honored by the Latino Hall of Fame: Lider
Pinar del Rio (2-3) visits Culiacan (3-2) @ 4:30 PM ET : ESPN Deportes Preview
Nippon Professional Basbeall
Shohei Otani (Nippon Ham) may not be selected for the Samurai Japan roster set for March 10 and 11 due to spring training scheduled: Yakyubaka