Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 12-12-17: Carlos Talavera Collects One Single, Five Walks, & One RBI In Three Games; Leobaldo Pina His Solo Home Run In First LVBP At-Bat; Jose Almarante Strikes Out Two & Allows One Run Over Six Innings
Mexican Pacific League:
Richy Pedroza (former Peoria-Obregon) has played in five games going 6-for-19 (.316) with one double, one RBI, seven total bases, one run, one walk, three strikeouts, two caught stealing, .350 OBP, .368 SLG, and .718 OPS.
Efren Navarro (former Memphis-Hermosillo) has played in 52 games going 58-for-188 (.309) with 12 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 22 RBIs, 78 total bases, 36 runs, 30 walks, 41 strikeouts, .405 OBP, .415 SLG, and .820 OPS.
Randy Arozarena (Springfield-Navojoa) has played in 50 games going 63-for-211 (.299) with 19 doubles, one triple, 12 home runs, 31 RBIs, 120 total bases, 40 runs, nine walks, seven stolen bases, 47 strikeouts, five caught stealing, .357 OBP, .569 SLG, and .925 OPS.
Allen Cordoba (former Johnson City-Hemosillo) has played in 17 games going 13-for-55 (.236) with one double, one home run, two RBIs, 17 total bases, nine runs, five walks, one stolen base, 15 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .311 OBP, .309 SLG, and .621 OPS.
Niko Vasquez (former Springfield-Navojoa/Obregon) has played in 36 games going 28-for-124 (.226) with seven doubles, one triple, one home run, 13 RBIs, 40 total bases, 12 runs, nine walks, 30 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .299 OBP, .323 SLG, and .622 OPS.
Luis Garcia (former New Haven-Hermosillo) has played in 11 games going 6-for-30 (.200) with two doubles, one home run, five RBIs, 11 total bases, three runs, one walk, six strikeouts, .242 OBP, .273 SLG, and .609 OPS.
Jermaine Curtis (former St. Louis-Hermosillo) has played in three games going 2-for-11 (.182) with one double, one RBI, three two total bases, one run, two strikeouts, .250 OBP, .273 SLG, and .523 OPS.
Alexis Wilson (State College-Culiacan) has played in 18 games going 4-for-34 (.118) with three RBIs, four total bases, two runs, two walks, eight strikeouts, .167 OBP, .118 SLG, and .284 OPS.
Chris Jacobs (former Springfield-Obregon) has played in one game going 0-for-3 (.000) with three strikeouts.
Carlos Soto (GCL-Mochis) has played in one game going 0-for-3 (.000) with one RBI and one walk.
Robert Stock (former Palm Beach-Jalisco) has made 19 relief appearances posting a 1-1 record, 4.15 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, two holds, and nine saves. He's allowed 13 hits, eight earned runs, one home run, ten walks, hit two batters, and struck 18 out over 17.1 innings.
Hector Villalobos (MiLB signing-Mochis) has made seven relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 4.91 ERA, and 2.73 WHIP. He's allowed six hits, two earned runs, four walks, and struck two out over 3.2 innings.
Jesus Cruz (State College-Jalisco) has made 11 appearances (five starts) posting a 4-2 record, 5.04 ERA, and 1.42 WHIP. He's allowed 29 hits, 17 earned runs, three home runs, 14 walks, hit four batters, and struck 28 out over 30.1 innings.
Obregon traded Cedric Hunter (former Memphis) to Hermosillo: LMP Official Site
Jalisco (25-28) visits Obregon (21-32) @ 7:10 PM MST
Culiacan (29-24) visits Mochis (20-33) @ 7:30 PM MT
Hermosillo (28-25) visits Mazatlan (30-23) @ 8:00 PM MT
Navojoa (30-23) visits Mexicali (29-24) @ 7:30 PM PT
Ildemaro Vargas (former Palm Beach-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 and assisted in two double plays.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth. 0-for-1 with one ground into double play.
Breyvic Valera (St. Louis-Margarita) started in right field and batted third. 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and one walk.
Kevin Medrano (former 2011 draft selection-Margarita) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 2-for-4 with one walk.
Gabriel Lino (Memphis free agent-Margarita) entered late in the game at catcher.
Kender Villegas (former Palm Beach-Margarita) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, no runs, and assisted in one double play. (p-s:8-7)(g/f:0-1)
Lara beat Margarita 2-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Wilfredo Tovar (Memphis-Caracas) started at second base and batted second. 1-for-3 with two strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.
Leobaldo Pina (Palm Beach-Caracas) entered late in the game at third base and batted second. 1-for-1 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one fielding error.
Anthony Garcia (Memphis free agent-Caracas) started in left field and batted sixth. 2-for-4 at the plate.
Zulia beat Caracas 10-1
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) is still dealing with some right bicep discomfort: LVBP Official Site
Leobaldo Pina (Palm Beach-Cacaras) became the ninth player in LVBP history to hit a home run in his first at-bat: El Emergente
Lara (28-2) visits Margarita (20-32) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caribes (22-29) visits La Guaira (19-29) @ 7:00 PM VET
Caracas (29-22) visits Zulia (25-25) @ 7:00 PM VET
Magallanes (30-20) visits Aragua (28-22) @ 7:00 PM VET
Venezuelan Parallel League:
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Margarita/Aragua) started as designated hitter and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Carlos Talavera (Johnson City-Margarita/Aragua) started in centerfield and batted third. 1-for-3 with two runs, two walks, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
La Guaira beat Margarita-Aragua 8-6 (12/7/17)
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Margarita/Aragua) started at first base and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one walk.
Carlos Talavera (Johnson City-Margarita/Aragua) started in centerfield and batted third. 0-for-2 with one walk.
Margarita-Aragua and Magallanes tied 4-4 (12/8/17)
David Bergin (former Quad Cities-Margarita/Aragua) started at first base and batted third. 0-for-2 with two walks and one strikeout.
Carlos Talavera (Johnson City-Margarita/Aragua) started in centerfield and batted eighth. 0-for-3 with one RBI, two walks, and one strikeout.
Margarita-Aragua beat Lara 2-1 in semifinals (12/11/17)
Margarita Official Site Post Game and Aragua Official Site Post Game
Nik Turley (Minnesota-Estrellas) is set to join the Estrellas rotation: Estrellas Official Site
Estrellas (22-19) visits Licey (20-22) @ 7:15 PM AST
Cibaenas (23-18) visits Azucareros (16-26) @ 7:30 PM AST
Escogido (21-21) visits Cibao (23-19) @ 7:30 PM AST
Jonathan Escudero (former Palm Beach-Barranquilla) allowed three hits, three earned runs, three walks, and struck five out in six innings start for the win as Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 5-3: LCBP Official Site
Cartagena (8-20) visits Sincelejo (15-12) @ 7:00 PM
Monteria (16-12) visits Barranquilla (16-11) @ 7:00 PM
Yariel Gonzalez (State College-Urraca) started at third base and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with one double and one run.
Jonathan Rivera (Johnson City-Metro) started in outfield and batted seventh. 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Jose Almarante (former Memphis-Metro) started and pitched six innings. He allowed four hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck two out
Metro beat Urraca 4-3 in game one of doubleheader
Panama League Official Site Post Game
Yariel Gonzalez (State College-Urraca) started at third base and batted fourth. 1-for-2 with one double and one walk.
Jonathan Rivera (Johnson City-Metro) entered late in the game and batted seventh. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Urraca beat Metro 1-0 in game two of doubleheader
Panama League Official Site Post Game
Cocle (6-2) visits Herrera (7-4) @ 7:00 PM
Metro (4-4) visits Urraca (2-9) @ 7:30 PM