Thursday, January 19, 2017
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-19-17: Curt Smith Walks & Hits A Two-Run Homer; Efren Navarro Doubles, Walks Twice, & Drives In Two Runs; Fidencio Flores Strikes Out One Over Two Scoreless Innings
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) has played in 11 games going 12-for-43 (.279) with three doubles, four RBIs, 15 total bases, nine runs, ten walks, three strikeouts, two caught stealing, .418 OBP, .349 SLG, and .767 OPS.
Ronny Cedeno (former MLB signing-Zulia) has played in eight games going 4-for-25 (.160) with four RBIs, four total bases, one run, four walks, four strikeouts, one caught stealing, .276 OBP, .160 SLG, and .436 OPS.
Roberto Canache (former Johnson City-Caribes) has made seven relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 0.71 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed three hits, no runs, two walks, and struck five out over seven innings.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 3.00 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP. He's allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, and struck one out over three innings.
Geudy Guerra (former VSL-La Guaira) has made four relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 15.00 ERA, and 3.67 WHIP. He's allowed five hits, five earned runs, one home run, six walks, and struck one out over three innings.
Lara selected Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caribes) in the championship draft: LVBP Official Site
It has been 33 years since the last time that Lara and Zulia faced off in the championship: Lider
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) is expected to rejoin Lara for the second game of the series: El Emergente
Championship Begins On Friday
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Dennys Reyes (former St. Louis-Culiacan) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters. He allowed no hits and one unearned run. (p-s:9-6)(g/f:2-1)
Victor Marte (former St. Louis-Culiacan) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:19-10)(g/f:1-0)
Eugenio Velez (former Memphis-Mochis) started in left field and batted leadoff. 0-for-2 with one walk.
Culiacan beat Mochis 9-2
LMP Official Site Post Game
Efren Navarro (former Memphis-Hermosillo) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-2 with one double, one RBI, two walks, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Hermosillo beat Mexicali 7-2
LMP Official Site Post Game
Culiacan (3-3) visits Mochis (3-3) @ 7:30 PM MT
Hermosillo (3-3) visits Mexicali (3-3) @ 7:30 PM PT
Dominican League Playoffs:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) has played in 14 games going 12-for-37 (.324) with three doubles, five RBIs, 15 total bases, six runs, three walks, one stolen base, five strikeouts, .395 OBP, .405 SLG, and .801 OPS.
Tommy Pham (St. Louis-Escogido) has played in 17 games going 16-for-58 (.276) with one double, two home runs, nine RBIs, 23 total bases, seven runs, eight walks, two stolen bases, 16 strikeouts, .358 OBP, .397 SLG, and .755 OPS.
Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Cibaenas) has played in 11 games going 7-for-35 (.200) with three doubles, six RBIs, ten total bases, one run, four walks, seven strikeouts, .317 OBP, .286 SLG, and .603 OPS.
Rainel Rosario (former Springfield-Cibaenas) has played in six games going 3-for-16 (.188) with one double, four total bases, two walks, three strikeouts, .278 OBP, .250 SLG, and .528 OPS.
Eliezer Alvarez (Peoria-Escogido) has played in one game going 0-for-4 (.000) with two strikeouts.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Licey) has made four starts posting a 2-0 record, 3.00 ERA, and 1.04 WHIP. He's allowed 23 hits, eight earned runs, three home runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck 12 out over 24 innings.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Cibaenas) has made four starts posting a 1-2 record, 6.60 ERA, and 1.67 WHIP. He's allowed 24 hits, 14 runs (11 earned), one walk, and struck eight out over 15 innings.
Maikel Cleto (former St. Louis-Licey) has made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 9.00 ERA, and 2.00 WHIP. He's allowed two hits and one earned run.
Angel Castro (former Memphis-Cibaenas) will be moved from the rotation to bullpen: Listin Diario
Friday's Championship Game:
Licey (0-0) visits Cibaenas (0-0) @ 7:00 PM AST
Puerto Rican League Championship:
J.C. Romero (former St. Louis-Santurce) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings. He's allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck two out for the hold (2). (g/f:3-0)
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Caguas) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-4 with one strikeout.
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Caguas) started at first base and batted sixth. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.
Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-2)(ir-s:1-1)
Santurce beat Caguas 4-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Caguas (2-2) visits Santurce (2-2) @ 7:15 PM AST
Nicaraguan League Championship:
Fidencio Flores (former GCL-Rivas) entered in the fifth and pitched two innings. He allowed no hits, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:5-1)
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started at first base and batted third. 0-for-4 with one strikeout
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) started in right field and batted fourth. 1-for-2 with one home run, two RBIs, three runs. one walk, and grounded into one double play
Chinandega beat Rivas 5-3
LBPN Official Site Post Game
Chinandega won their third title: La Prensa
Australian Baseball League:
Adelaide (17-16) visits Melbourne (24-9) @ 7:00 PM AET
Canberra (17-15) visits Sydney (12-19) @ 7:30 PM AET
Perth (12-21) visits Brisbane (15-17) @ 6:30 PM AEST
Colombian League Championship:
Jose Calero (former GCL-Sincelejo) pitched two and third innings and earned the loss as Monteria beat Sincelejo 3-1: LCBP Official Site and El Meridiano
Monteria (3-1) visits Sincelejo (1-3) @ 7:00 PM
Panama (9-2) qualified for the championship game: TV Max Deportes
California Winter League (January 19, 2017):
Workouts begin this week: CWL Official Site
World Baseball Classic (March 6, 2017):
Kolten Wong (St. Louis) is listed on China's roster: WBC Official Site
Rowan Wick (Springfield) was added to Canada's roster: Rowan Wick Twitter
NPB, KBO, and CPBL are in discussions for a tournament of champions to take place in November: Yonhap News Agency
Ty Kelly (former Memphis), Jason Marquis (former St. Louis), and Corey Baker (Springfield) are confirmed for the Israel roster: Mister Baseball