Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-11-17: Tommy Pham Singled, Walked, & Was Named LIDOM Player Of The Week; Breyvic Valera Finished Third In Voting For LVBP Producer Of The Year; Ruben Gotay Collects Two Singles & Two RBIs
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Kender Villegas (former Palm Beach-Margarita) entered in the sixth and pitched to four batters. He allowed one hit, one unearned run, and one walk for the blown save (1). (p-s:13-6)(g/f:1-0)
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 0-for-4 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Lara beat Margarita 6-2
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Lara won the series four games to three over Margarita.
Hassan Pena (Monterrey) was named LVBP Closer of the Year for the third consecutive time: LVBP Official Site
Breyvic Valera (Memphis-Margarita) finished third in voting for LVBP Producer of the Year: LVBP Official Site
Richard Castillo (former Memphis-Lara) was added to the Lara active roster: Lara Official Site
Jose 'Cafecito' Martinez (St. Louis-La Guaira) will not continue playing in LVBP playoffs: El Emergente
Ronny Cedeno (former MLB signing-Magallanes/Zulia) has began practicing after missing several games due to injury: El Emergente
No Games Scheduled For Wednesday
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Mochis) has played in five games going 6-for-19 (.316) with one double, one home run, five RBIs, ten total bases, six runs, one walk, two stolen bases, two strikeouts, one caught stealing, .333 OBP, .526 SLG, and .860 OPS.
Luis Garcia (former New Haven-Navojoa) has played in four games going 2-for-7 (.286) with two RBIs, two total bases, two walks, four strikeouts, .444 OBP, .286 SLG, and .730 OPS.
Efren Navarro (former Memphis-Hermosillo) has played in seven games going 5-for-25 (.200) with two doubles, one home run, six RBIs, ten total bases, three runs, three walks, seven strikeouts, .267 OBP, .400 SLG, and .667 OPS.
Lance Zawadzki (former Memphis-Navojoa) has played in six games going 3-for-17 (.176) with one double, four total bases, one walk, five strikeouts, .222 OBP, .235 SLG, and .458 OPS.
Niko Vasquez (former Springfield-Navojoa) has played in six games going 4-for-23 (.174) with one home run, one RBI, seven total bases, three runs, five strikeouts, .174 OBP, .304 SLG, and .478 OPS.
Iker Franco (former Springfield-Culiacan) has played in three games going 0-for-3 (.000) with one RBI, one run, two walks, two strikeouts, .333 OBP.
Irving Wilson (GCL-Culiacan) has played in one game going 0-for-2 (.000).
Victor Marte (former St. Louis-Culiacan) has made five relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 3.18 ERA, and 0.88 WHIP. He's allowed three hits, two earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck five out over 5.2 innings.
Dennys Reyes (former St. Louis-Culiacan) has made four relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 9.00 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed one hit, one earned run, and one walk over one inning.
Culiacan (0-0) visits Mochis (0-0) @ 7:30 PM MT
Hermosillo (0-0) visits Mexicali (0-0) @ 7:30 PM PT
Dominican League Playoffs:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and batted seventh. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Cibao beat Licey 7-0
Listin Diario Post Game
Tommy Pham (St. Louis-Escogido) started in centerfield and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with one run and one walk.
Brayan Pena (St. Louis free agent-Cibaenas) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-1 at the plate.
Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Cibaenas) started at first base and batted sixth. 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one run, two walks, and one strikeout.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Cibaenas) started and pitched 2.1 innings. He allowed seven hits, five runs (four earned), committed one fielding error, and struck one out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:4-1)
Escogido beat Cibaenas 5-2
Listin Diario Post Game
Tommy Pham (St. Louis-Escogido) was named Player of the Week: Listin Diario
Cibaenas (9-2) visits Licey (5-6) 7:30 PM AST
Escogido (4-8) visits Cibao (4-6) @ 7:30 PM AST
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Caguas) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Caguas) started at first base and batted sixth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Jonathan Rodriguez (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started at first base and batted seventh. 0-for-4 with four strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.
Caguas beat Mayaguez 2-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Anthony Garcia (Memphis-Carolina) started in right field and batted fourth. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Santurce beat Carolina 2-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Santurce won the series four games to one over Carolina.
Mayaguez (2-3) visits Caguas (3-2) @ 7:15 PM AST
Colombian League Playoffs:
Ronald Ramirez (former Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 1-for-3 with one double and one strikeout.
Jackson Solarte (former VSL-Barranquilla) started and pitched 4.1 innings. He allowed three hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:65-39)
Ramon Ulacio (former GCL-Barranquilla) entered in the fifth and pitched to two batters. He allowed two hits and one earned run. (p-s:6-4)(ir-s:2-2)
Dewin Perez (State College-Barranquilla) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters. He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck one out. (p-s:14-5)
Monteria beat Barranquilla 3-1
LCBP Official Site Post Game
Monteria (2-1) visits Barranquilla (1-2) @ 7:00 PM
Australian Baseball League:
Melbourne (21-7) visits Canberra (16-12) @ 7:00 PM AET
Perth (11-17) visits Adelaide (13-15) @ 7:00 PM ACT
Sydney (11-17) visits Brisbane (12-16) @ 6:30 PM AEST
Jonathan Rivera (Johnson City-Metropolitanas) went 2-for-5 as Panama beat Metropolitanas 3-2: Metro Official Twitter
World Baseball Classic (March 6, 2017):
Seung-Hwan Oh (St. Louis) was added to Korea's roster: Yonhap News Agency