Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-24-18: Gueddy Guerra Struck Out Four Over Seven Scoreless Innings; Rangel Ravelo Hits A Solo Home Run; Anthony Garcia Doubles & Drives In One Run
Cuban League Championship:
Granma beat Las Tunas 10-6; Las Tunas leads series 2-1: Diario de Cuba
Mexican Pacific League Championship:
Randy Arozarena (Springfield-Navojoa) started in left field and batted leadoff. 0-for-5 with one strikeout and one outfield assist.
Navojoa beat Culiacan 4-2
LMP Official Site Post Game
Navojoa (1-2) visits Culiacan (2-1) @ 7:30 PM MT
Venezuelan League Championship:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 2-for-5 with one triple.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted third. 1-for-4 with one home run, one two-out RBI, two runs, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) entered late in the game at shortstop and batted ninth. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Lara beat Caribes 8-3 in 10 innings
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) hopes to play the entire championship but could be pulled by Arizona. Mark Whiten (former St. Louis-Lara) is one of three Lara players in history to hit a grand slam in the championship round: LVBP Official Site
Lara (2-1) visits Caribes (1-2) @ 7:00 PM VET - Nestor Molina (MiLB signing) is scheduled to start for Lara
Dominican League Championship:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and batted second. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.
Cibaenas beat Licey 8-1
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Lino Rivera (former Arkansas-Cibaenas MGR) is being referred to as 'Mister Final': Primera Hora
Licey (0-1) visits Cibaenas (1-0) @ 7:30 PM AST
Colombian League Championship:
Gueddy Guerra (former VSL-Monteria) started, pitched, and struck out four over seven scoreless innings as Monteria beat Sincelejo 6-3: LCBP Official Site
Monteria (3-3) visits Sincelejo (3-3) @ 7:00 PM
Puerto Rican League:
Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) started in right field and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with one double and one two-out RBI.
Santurce beat Carolina 4-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 2-for-4 with one strikeout.
Yariel Gonzalez (State College-Mayaguez) started in left field and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and grounded into one double play.
Ricardo Bautista (State College-Caguas) started in right field and batted sixth. 0-for-3 with one run, one intentional walk, and one strikeout.
Robby Rowland (former Springfield-Caguas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1)
Mayaguez beat Caguas 5-4
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Mayaguez (9-9) visits Santurce (9-9) @ 7:00 PM AST
California Winter League (January 25, 2018):
Scouts from Texas and Los Angeles-N were present for MLB workout day: CWL Official Site
Latin American Series (January 26, 2018):
Curt Smith (former Springfield-Chinandega) was not included on the Chinandega roster: NicaBeis Twitter