Thursday, January 25, 2018
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-25-18: Nestor Molina Strikes Out Three & Picks One Runner Off Over Four & Two-Thirds Scoreless Innings; Rangel Ravelo Singles Twice & Hits A Solo Home Run; Ildemaro Vargas Doubles
Cuban League Championship:
Granma beat Las Tunas 4-2 to even the series at two games a piece: Baseball de Cuba
Mexican Pacific League Championship:
Randy Arozarena (Springfield-Navojoa) started in left field and batted leadoff. 0-for-4 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Navojoa beat Culiacan 5-3
LMP Official Site Post Game
Navojoa (2-2) visits Culiacan (2-2) @ 7:30 PM MT
Venezuelan League Championship:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 1-for-5 with one double.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted third. 3-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Nestor Molina (MiLB signing-Lara) started and pitched 4.2 innings. He allowed five hits, no runs, three walks, hit one batter, struck three out, and picked one runner off. (p-s:88-53)(g/f:5-2)
Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout.
Caribes beat Lara 3-2
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Lara (2-2) visits Caribes (2-2) @ 7:00 PM VET
Dominican League Championship:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and batted seventh. 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Cibaenas beat Licey 8-4
LIDOM Official Site Post Game
Albert Pujols (former St. Louis-Cibao) was on hand for the first game of the championship: El Nuevo Diario
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) left the game early after being hit in the face by a pitch: Enrique Rojas Twitter
Cibaenas (2-0) visits Licey (0-2) @ 7:30 PM AST
Colombian League Championship:
Monteria beat Sincelejo 5-3 to take four of seven games: LCBP Official Site
Puerto Rican League:
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
Yariel Gonzalez (State College-Mayaguez) started in left field and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
Santurce beat Mayaguez 2-1
LBPRC Official Site Post Game
Thursday's Championship Game:
Santurce (0-0) visits Caguas (0-0) @ 3:00 PM AST
California Winter League:
Canada (0-0) visits Coachella Valley (0-0) @ 8::30 AM
Washington (0-0) visits Palm Springs Chill (0-0) @ 10:00 AM
British Columbia (0-0) visits Alberta (0-0) @ 11:00 AM
Oregon (0-0) visits Palm Springs Power (0-0) @ 12:30 PM
Manitoba (0-0) visits Toronto (0-00 @ 1:30 PM