Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-20-16: Gustavo Martinez Strikes Out Four Over Four Scoreless Innings For The Win; Randy Ruiz Singles, Doubles, & Drives In Three Runs; Ronny Cedeno Collects Two Singles & Two RBIs
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Jose Gonzalez (Springfield free agent-La Guaira) started at catcher and batted ninth. 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, grounded into one double play, two passed balls, and allowed one stolen base.
La Guaira beat Aragua 5-3
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Roberto Canache (former Johnson City-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters. He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:0-2)
Ronny Cedeno (former MLB signing-Magallanes) started at shortstop and batted eighth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.
Magallanes beat Caribes 10-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Cibaenas/Azucareros) will join Magallanes after being eliminated from the LIDOM playoffs: Magallanes Official Site
Aragua (3-3) visits La Guaira (3-3) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caribes (3-3) visits Magallanes (3-3) @ 7:30 PM VET
Mexican Pacific League Championship:
Mazatlan (0-0) visits Mexicali (0-0) @ 7:30 PM PT
Dominican League Championship:
Jeremy Hefner (MiLB signing-Escogido) is scheduled to pitch game four and eight if necessary.
Escogido (0-0) visits Licey (0-0) @ 7:30 PM AST - Nick Additon (former Memphis-Escogido) is scheduled to start
Australian Baseball League:
Canberra (30-22) visits Adelaide (27-25) @ 7:00 PM ACT
Melbourne (19-33) visits Sydney (24-28) @ 7:30 PM AET
Perth (23-29) visits Brisbane (33-19) @ 6:30 PM AEST
Nicaraguan League Championship:
Gustavo Martinez (former GCL-Granada) entered in the fifth and pitched four innings. He allowed three hits, no runs, one walk, threw two wild pitches, and struck four out fir the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:4-3)
Granada beat Rivas 5-2
LNBP Official Site Post Game
Rivas (3-3) visits Granada (3-3) @ 6:00 PM - Fidencio Flores (former GCL-Granada) is scheduled to start
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 2-for-4 with one double, three two-out RBIs, and one run.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started at third base and batted fifth. 1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Anthony Garcia (Memphis-Mayaguez) started in left field and batted sixth. 1-for-3 with one hit by pitch.
Luis Mateo (former Memphis-Caguas) started a shortstop and batted second. 1-for-4 with one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and one fielding error.
Mayaguez beat Caguas 6-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Caguas (4-7) visits Santurce (5-6) @ 7:15 PM AST
Veracruz League Championship:
Hugo Castellanos (former Memphis-Acayucan) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs.
Acayucan beat Xalapa 2-1
Acayucan wins the series fours games to one and will participate in the Latin American Series
Panama League Championship:
Jonathan Rivera (GCL-Metro) started in right field and batted fifth. 1-for-5 with one RBI and three strikeouts.
Metro beat Panama 6-2
Panama American Post Game
TV Max Deportes Post Game
Panama (0-1) visits Metro (1-0) @ 7:00 PM
World Baseball Classic Qualifier (February 11, 2016):
Edgar Renteria (former St. Louis) is general manager for Colombia, Luis Urueta (former Palm Beach) is manager, and Neder Horta (former St. Louis scout) and Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis) are coaches for the team: El Heraldo