Saturday, February 4, 2017
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 2-4-17: Joel Pineiro Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning; Carlos Martinez Confirms Pitching In WBC After Missing Out On LIDOM; Randy Ruiz Singles
Australian Baseball League Playoffs:
Adelaide (1-1) visits Brisbane (1-1) @ 1:00 PM AEST
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Caguas) started at first base and batted fifth. 0-for-4 with one ground into double play and assisted in one double play.
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Caguas) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 1-for-3 at the plate.
Joel Pineiro (former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:13-9)(g/f:2-0)
Yunior Paumier (Holguin-Granma) started at third base and batted second. 2-for-5 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, and two walks.
William Saavedra (Pinar del Rio-Granma) started at first base and batted fifth. 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, three RBIs, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Dennis Laza (Granma) started in left field and batted sixth. 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one stolen base.
Carlos Benitez (Granma) started at second base and batted seventh. 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one sac fly, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Frank Morejon (Industriales-Granma) started at catcher and batted eighth. 2-for-4 and one passed ball.
Yoelkis Cespedes (Granma) started in right field and batted ninth. 1-for-4 with one double.
Vladimir Garcia (Ciego de Avila-Granma) started and pitched six innings. He allowed five hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck two out. (p-s:88-56)(g/f:9-4)
Livan Moinelo (Pinar del Rio-Granma) entered in the seventh and pitched two innings. He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck two out for the hold (1). (p-s:33-19)(g/f:3-0)
Miguel Lahera (Artemisa-Granma) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:11-7)(g/f:1-1)
Granma beat Caguas 6-1
LMP Official Site Post Game
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Zulia) entered in the ninth and pitched to four batters. He allowed two hits, four earned runs, one home run, and one walk for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:18-11)(g/f:1-0)
Mexicali beat Zulia 5-1
LMP Official Site Post Game
Cuba and Panama could return, full-time, for the 2018 Caribbean Series: Lider
Licey (0-2) visits Caguas (0-3) @ 3:00 PM ET
Granma (2-0) visits Zulia (1-0) @ 7:00 PM ET
World Baseball Classic (March 6, 2017):
Carlos Martinez (St. Louis-Cibaenas) said negotiations didn't work out for him to pitch for Cibaenas (Dominican League) but confirmed he will launch in the WBC: El Caribe