Monday, February 9, 2015
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 2-9-15: Edgard Montiel Collects Four Singles, One Double, & Scores One Run In Two Games; Gustavo Martinez Strikes Out Three & Allows Two Runs Over Six Innings; Carney Lansford A Guest Coach In China
Yulieski Gourriel (Industriales/Pinar del Rio) 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and two runs.
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma/Pinar del Rio) 2-for-3 with one hit by pitch.
Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus/Pinar del Rio) 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.
Hector Mendoza (Isla de la Juvetud/Pinar del Rio) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (1). (p-s:21-15)(g/f:1-2)(ir-s:2-1)
Russell Branyan (former St. Louis-Culiacan) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-2 at the plate.
Pinar del Rio beat Culiacan 3-2
ESPN Deportes Post Game
MLB Official Site Post Game
Cuba won their first title for the first time since 1960
New commissioner Rob Manfred talks about the relations between MLB and Cuba: ESPN Deportes
Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus/Pinar del Rio) was named Caribbean Series MVP: ESPN Deportes
Yulieski Gourriel (Industriales/Pinar del Rio), Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus/Pinar del Rio), and Hector Mendoza (Isla de la Juvetud/Pinar del Rio) were named to the 2015 All-Caribbean Series Team: LMP Official Site
Yosvani Torres (Pinar del Rio) proves to be dominant: Listin Diario
The Caribbean Series format is causing controversy where Caribes had a record of 4-1 and Pinar del Rio, who finished 3-3, won the title: Lider
Omar Lopez (Caribes MGR) will return for the 2015-16 season: Lider
Hector Olivera (Santiago de Cuba) and Yadier Alvarez (Matanzas) will work out for clubs on Wednesday in the Dominican: Jesse Sanchez Twitter
Alejandro Ortiz (Isla de la Juvetud) petitioned for free agency: Jesse Sanchez Twitter
Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. will showcase for scouts on Monday in the Dominican: Jesse Sanchez Twitter
Luis Montanez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) to play for Fajardo and Carlos Baerga (former St. Louis) will manage Juncos in the Puerto Rican Double-A League: El Nuevo Dia
Nicaraguan Spring/Summer League
Fidencio Flores (former DSL-Leon) allowed two hits and one earned run without recording an out as Leon beat Matagalpa 10-7: CNBS Official Site
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Boer) went 2-for-5 at the plate as Boer beat Frente Sur Rivas 7-4: CNBS Official Site
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Boer) went 3-for-4 with one double and one run as Frente Sur Rivas beat Boer 4-2 in game one of doubleheader: CNBS Official Site
Gustavo Martinez (former GCL-Dantos) tossed six innings allowing four hits, two runs, four walks, and struck three out as Costa Caribe beat Dantos 3-2 in game one of doubleheader: CNBS Official Site
Carlos Teller (Boer-Dantos) has signed on to pitch for Puebla (Triple-A Mexican League): MiLB Official Site
Nippon Professional Baseball
Rainel Rosario (former Springfield-Hiroshima) visited the hospital for acute appendicitis: Yakyubaka
Chinese Professional League
Carney Lansford (former St. Louis coach) is being brought in by Lamingo as a guest coach: Now News