Thursday, January 18, 2018
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-18-18: Randy Ruiz Hits A Two-Run Homer; Edgard Montiel Singles Twice & Drives In Two Runs; Tyler Herron Strikes Out One & Holds One Inherited Runner On Base Over One & A Third Hitless/Scoreless Innings
Tunas and Granma will face-off in the championship: Diario de Cuba
Mexican Pacific League Playoffs:
Randy Arozarena (Springfield-Navojoa) started in left field and batted second. 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Navojoa beat Jalisco 4-2
LMP Official Site Post Game
Navojoa wins series four games to two
No Games Scheduled For Thursday
Venezuelan League Playoffs:
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) has played in nine games going 14-for-34 (.412) with two doubles, six RBIs, 16 total bases, six runs, nine walks, one stolen base, five strikeouts, .545 OBP, .471 SLG, and 1.016 OPS.
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) has played in nine games going 17-for-43 (.395) with two doubles, seven RBIs, 19 total bases, nine runs, five walks, seven stolen bases, three strikeouts, two caught stealing, .458 OBP, .442 SLG, and .900 OPS.
Rayder Ascanio (Palm Beach-Magallanes) has played in ten games going 13-for-40 (.325) with three doubles, one home run, seven RBIs, 19 total bases, six runs, one walk, one stolen base, six strikeouts, .341 OBP, .475 SLG, and .816 OPS.
Wilfredo Tovar (Memphis-Caracas) has played in 11 games going 13-for-45 (.289) with three doubles, one home run, four RBIs, 19 total bases, eight runs, two walks, eight strikeouts, .333 OBP, .422 SLG, and .756 OPS.
Leobaldo Pina (Palm Beach-Caracas) has played in four games going 4-for-14 (.286) with one double, one RBI, five total bases, one run, two walks, .375 OBP, .357 SLG, and .732 OPS.
Ronny Cedeno (former St. Louis-Magallanes) has played in ten games going 10-for-41 (.244) with one double, one home run, four RBIs, 14 total bases, six runs, five walks, eight strikeouts, one caught stealing, .326 OBP, .341 SLG, and .668 OPS.
Jose Martinez (former Springfield-Magallanes) has played in ten games going 8-for-33 (.242) with two RBIs, eight RBIs, three runs, three walks, three strikeouts, .306 OBP, .242 SLG, and .548 OPS.
Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) has played in ten games going 10-for-42 (.238) with four doubles, two home runs, five RBIs, 20 total bases, five runs, four walks, four strikeouts, one caught stealing, .304 OBP, .476 SLG, and .781 OPS.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) has played in one game going 0-for-1 (.000) with one walk, one strikeout, and .500 OBP.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) has made five relief appearances posting a 1-1 record, 2.57 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, one hold, and one save. He's allowed five hits, two earned runs, three walks, and struck two out over seven innings.
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) has made nine relief appearances posting a 1-2 record, 3.24 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and one hold. He's allowed six hits, three earned runs, three walks, and struck eight out over 8.1 innings.
Jorge Rondon (former St. Louis-Magallanes) has made eight relief appearances posting a 0-1 record, 4.26 ERA, and 1.58 WHIP. He's allowed six hits, three earned runs, four walks, and struck four out over 6.1 innings.
Nestor Molina (MiLB signing-Lara) has made two starts posting a 0-0 record, 6.00 ERA, and 1.44 WHIP. He's allowed 11 hits, eight runs (six earned), two home runs, two walks, and struck eight out over nine innings.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Magallanes) and Jose Martinez (former Springfield-Magallanes) are available for the playoff draft: El Emergente
No Games Scheduled Until Friday
Dominican League Round Robin:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and moved to second, batting seventh. 2-for-4 with two runs and one fielding error.
Pedro Echemendia (Memphis-Licey) started and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed three hits, four runs (three earned), one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:2-2)
Licey beat Cibaenas 10-8
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Cibao) started and pitched 5.1 innings. He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one walk, and struck eight out. (g/f:5-1)
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Escogido) started at catcher and batted seventh. 1-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, and allowed one stolen base.
Escogido beat Cibao 5-4
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Luis Urueta (former Palm Beach-Licey MGR) talks about helping to lead Licey to the LIDOM finals: El Heraldo
Cibaenas (8-8) visits Licey (10-6) @ 7:30 PM AST
Nicaraguan League Championship:
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) started in right field and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Chinandega) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Rivas beat Chinandega 5-4 in 13 innings
LBPN Official Site Post Game
Rivas (1-2) visits Chinandega (2-1) @ 6:00 PM
Colombian League Championship:
Monteria beat Sincelejo 8-4: LCBP Official Site
No Game Scheduled For Thursday
Puerto Rican League:
Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in right field and batted third. 0-for-3 with one walk.
Santurce beat Carolina 1-0
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 2-or-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, and one run.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the seventh an pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Caguas) started at first base and batted sixth. 1-for-4 with one double and one RBI.
Robby Rowland (former Springfield-Caguas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (4). (g/f:2-0)
Caguas beat Mayaguez 3-2
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Santurce (7-4) visits Mayaguez (4-7) @ 1:30 PM AST
Caguas (8-5) visits Carolina (5-8) @ 1:30 PM AST