Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-5-16: Jonathan Rivera Doubles & Drives In Two Runs; Angel Castro Strikes Out One & Allows Two Runs Over Seven Innings; David Bergin Lead LNBP In Walks
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Miguel Socolovich (St. Louis-Caracas) will up his next bullpen session to 35 pitches as the team evaluates whether he is ready for game action: El Emergente
Magallanes (2-0) visits Caracas (0-2) @ 7:00 PM VET
Aragua (1-1) visits Margarita (1-1) @ 7:00 PM VET
La Guaira (2-0) visits Caribes (0-2) @ 7:30 PM VET
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Mexicali (3-0) visits Jalisco (0-3) @ 7:30 PM CT
Mazatlan (2-1) visits Navojoa (1-2) @ 7:30 PM MST
Obregon (1-2) visits Mochis (2-1) @ 7:30 PM MT
Dominican League Playoffs:
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Azucareros) started in left field and batted leadoff. 2-for-4 with one stolen base, two caught stealing, and one outfield assist.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Azucareros) started and pitched seven innings. He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:7-7)
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) started at catcher and batted ninth. 0-for-3 and threw out two of four base runners.
Estrellas beat Azucareros 2-0
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Estrellas (3-4) visits Escogido (3-4) @ 7:30 PM AST
Licey (6-1) visits Azucareros (2-5) @ 7:30 PM AST
Final Regular Season Stats:
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) played in 24 games going 28-for-88 (.318) with five doubles, two home runs, 12 RBIs, 39 total bases, 14 runs, 11 walks, two hit by pitches, one sac fly, two stolen bases, 20 strikeouts, one caught stealing, grounded into one double play, .419 OBP, .443 SLG, and .862 OPS.
Jem Argenal (former GCL-Chinandega) played in 37 games going 32-for-120 (.267) with five doubles, two home runs, 19 RBIs, 43 total bases, 13 runs, three walks, four hit by pitches, one stolen base, 16 strikeouts, three caught stealing, grounded into five double plays, .323 OBP, .358 SLG, and .681 OPS.
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Boer) played in 30 games going 22-for-84 (.262) with three doubles, five RBIs, 25 total bases, six runs, six walks, four hit by pitches, one sacrifice, two sac flies, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, grounded into one double play, one caught stealing, .333 OBP, .298 SLG, and .631 OPS.
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Boer) played in 41 games going 31-for-138 (.225) with six doubles, four home runs, 21 RBIs, 49 total bases, 13 runs, 24 walks, ten hit by pitches, two sac flies, 48 strikeouts, grounded into four double plays, .377 OBP, .355 SLG, and .732 OPS.
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Boer) made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP. He allowed one hit and no runs.
Jhonny Polanco (former Springfield-Boer) made 16 relief appearances posting a 0-1 record, 1.42 ERA, 0.68 WHIP, and nine saves. He allowed ten hits, four runs (three earned), three walks, hit one batter, and struck 12 out over 19 innings.
Gustavo Martinez (former GCL-Granada) made nine appearances (six starts) posting a 2-1 record, 1.56 ERA, and 1.01 WHIP. He allowed 23 hits, nine runs (six earned), 12 walks, five hit by pitches, threw three wild pitches, and struck 19 out over 34.2 innings.
Fidencio Flores (former GCL-Boer) made 16 appearances (three starts) posting a 3-4 record, 2.89 ERA, and 1.05 WHIP. He allowed 29 hits, 17 runs (14 earned), one home run, 17 walks, hit five batters, threw three wild pitches, and struck 21 out over 43.2 innings.
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Boer) lead the league in walks and strikeouts: Revista Beisbolera Twitter
Fidencio Flores (former GCL-Boer) was selected by Granada in the playoff draft: Revista Beisbolera Twitter
Rivas (20-22) visits Chinandega (23-19) @ 6:00 PM
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Luis Mateo (former Memphis-Caguas) entered late in the game at second base.
Caguas beat Santurce 7-4
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Santurce (1-1) visits Mayaguez (0-2) @ 7:15 PM AST
Carlos Balcazar (St. Louis Scout) works on the Barranquilla staff: LCBP Official Site
Jonathan Rivera (GCL-Metro) started in right field and batted fourth, 1-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, and one strikeout.
Metro beat Cocle 11-3
Metro (13-6) visits Cocle (10-10) @ 7:00 PM