Monday, January 11, 2016
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-11-16: Eliezer Alfonzo & Jonathan Rivera Each Collect Two Singles; Ivan Maldonado Strikes Out One & Allows One Run Over Four & A Third Innings; Angel Castro Strikes Out Three & Allows Two Runs Over Five Innings
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Breyvic Valera (Springfield-Margarita) started at second base and moved to left field, batting second. 1-for-4 with one strikeout, grounded into one double play, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.
Eliezer Alfonzo (former Peoria-Margarita) started as designated hitter and batted seventh. 2-for-4 with one strikeout.
Justin Wright (Memphis-Margarita) entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter. He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:4-2)(ir-s:2-0)
Aragua beat Margarita 3-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) was released from the Aragua roster after suffering a grade two sprained right ankle: El Universal
Caribes (2-4) visits Margarita (3-4) @ 7:00 PM VET
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Mazatlan (0-1) visits Obregon (1-0) @ 7:30 PM MST
Navojoa (0-1) visits Mexicali (1-0) @ 7:30 PM PT
Dominican League Playoffs:
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) started at catcher and batted eighth. 1-for-6 with one run.
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Azucareros) started in left field and batted third. 1-for-5 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Azucareros) started and pitched five innings. He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (g/f:7-2)
Estrellas beat Azucareros 6-3 in 12 innings
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Estrellas (4-8) visits Escogido (4-8) @ 7:30 PM AST
Licey (11-1) visits Azucareros (5-7) @ 7:30 PM AST
Nicaragua League Championship:
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) is a candidate for the playoff draft: La Prensa
Rivas (20-22) visits Granada (24-18) @ 6:00 PM
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-2 at the plate.
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) entered late in the game as designated hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-2 with one intentional walk.
Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Mayaguez) started and pitched 4.1 innings. He allowed seven hits, one earned run, two walks (one intentional), committed one pickoff error, and struck one out. (g/f:6-4)
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Santurce) entered in the tenth and pitched to three batters. He allowed no hits, one earned run, and two walks (one intentional) for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:1-0)
Mayaguez beat Santurce 2-1 in 10 innings
LBPRC OfficialSite Post Game
Santurce (2-3) visits Caguas (2-3) @ 7:15 PM AST
Veracruz League Playoffs:
Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-San Andres) started in left field and batted third. 0-for-3 with one sacrifice, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
San Andres beat Acayucan 3-2
LIV Official Site Post Game
San Andres (2-2) visits Acayucan (2-2) @ 1:30 PM
Jonathan Rivera (GCL-Metro) started in right field and batted fifth. 2-for-4 with one strikeout.
Panama beat Metro 7-1
Veraguas (7-18) visits Metro (15-9) @ 4:00 PM
Cocle (11-14) visits Panama (16-8) @ 7:00 PM