Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-10-17: Tommy Pham Doubles & Hits A Two-Run Homer; Roberto Canache Strikes Out Two & Holds One Inherited Runner On Base Over One & A Third Hitless/Scoreless Innings; Daniel Descalso To Play For Italy In World Baseball Classic
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 0-for-2 with one run and two walks.
Lara beat Margarita 3-0
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Jose Martinez (St. Louis-La Guaira) started in right field and moved to first base, batting third. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Jose Gonzalez (former Springfield-La Guaira) entered late in the game at catcher and batted fourth. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Geudy Guerra (former VSL-La Guaira) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck one out. (p-s:18-15)(g/f:2-0)
Roberto Canache (former Johnson City-Caribes) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:15-11)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)
Caribes beat La Guaira 18-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Caribes won the series four games to two over La Guaira
Jose Martinez (St. Louis-La Guaira) is doubtful for the remainder of the playoffs: El Emergente
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) continued to play after his grandmother passed away over the weekend: El Emergente
Margarita (3-3) visits Lara (3-3) @ 7:00 PM VET
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Efren Navarro (former Memphis-Hermosillo) started at first base and batted third. 0-for-1 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Luis Garcia (former New Haven-Hermosillo) entered late in the game at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI and two strikeouts.
Irving Wilson (GCL-Culiacan) entered late in the game at catcher and batted second. 0-for-2 at the plate.
Iker Franco (former Springfield-Culiacan) started at catcher and moved to first base, batting seventh. 0-for-1 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Victor Marte (former St. Louis-Culiacan) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:15-9)(g/f:0-1)
Hermosillo beat Culiacan 6-3
LMP Official Site Post Game
Hermosillo won the series four games to three over Culiacan
No Games Scheduled For Tuesday
Dominican League Playoffs:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) entered late in the game at third base.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Licey) started and pitched seven innings. He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one home run, and struck three outs for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:7-7)
Tommy Pham (St. Louis-Escogido) started in centerfield and batted seventh. 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, two two-out RBIs, and one run.
Licey beat Escogido 6-2
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Cibao (3-6) visits Licey (5-5) @ 7:30 PM AST
Escogido (3-8) visits Cibaenas (9-1) @ 8:00 PM AST
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Caguas) has played in four games going 6-for-14 (.429) with one double, one home run, seven RBIs, ten total bases, two runs, one walk, three strikeouts, .467 OBP, .714 SLG, and 1.181 OPS.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Caguas) has played in four games going 5-for-14 (.357) with two doubles, seven total bases, one run, three walks, three strikeouts, .500 OBP, .500 SLG, and 1.000 OPS.
Jonathan Rodriguez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) has played in three games going 1-for-11 (.091) with one double, two total bases, one run, four strikeouts, .091 OBP, .182 SLG, and .273 OPS.
Anthony Garcia (Memphis-Carolina) has played in four games going 1-for-14 (.071) with two RBIs, one total base, one walk, two strikeouts, .133 OBP, .071 SLG, and .205 OPS.
Hector Hernandez (former Palm Beach-Santurce) has made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 0.00 WHIP. He's allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out over one inning.
Justin Wright (Memphis free agent-Caguas) has made three relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 2.00 WHIP. He's allowed two hits, two unearned runs, two walks, and struck three out over two innings.
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Santurce) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, hit one batter, and struck one out over 2.1 innings.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 4.50 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed three hits, three runs (two earned), one walk, and struck three out over four innings.
Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Mayaguez) has made two relief appearances posting a 0-1 record, 5.40 ERA, and 3.60 WHIP. He's allowed four hits, one earned run, two walks, and hit one batter over 1.2 innings.
Pete Parise (former Memphis-Mayaguez) has made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 11.57 ERA, and 1.29 WHIP. He's allowed three hits, three earned runs, and one home run over 2.1 innings.
Caguas (2-2) visits Mayaguez (2-2) @ 7:15 PM AST
Carolina (1-3) visits Santurce (3-1) @ 7:15 PM AST
Nicaraguan League Playoffs:
Fidencio Flores (former GCL-Boer) has made one start posting a 0-1 record, 0.00 ERA, and 0.75 WHIP. He's allowed four hits, two unearned runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck three out over eight innings.
Boer (0-2) visits Rivas (2-0) @ 6:00 PM
Colombian League Playoffs:
Ronald Ramirez (former Palm Beach-Barranquilla) has gone 1-for-5 (.200) with one sacrifice, two strikeouts, grounded into one double play, .200 OBP, and .200 SLG.
Jonathan Escudero (Palm Beach free agent-Barranquilla) has a 0-0 record and 0.00 ERA. He's allowed no hits or runs, and two walks over 0.2 innings.
Barranquilla (1-1) visits Monteria (1-1) @ 7:00 PM
Jonathan Rivera (Johnson City-Metropolitanas) is currently hitting .438: Metro Official Twitter
World Baseball Classic (March 6, 2016):
Daniel Descalso (former St. Louis) will play for Italy: WBC Official Site
Max Scherzer (former 2003 draft selection) has pulled out from pitching for Team USA due to injury: WBC Official Site