Sunday, January 27, 2019
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-27-19: Leobaldo Pina Singles Twice & Drives In One Run; Vicente Campos Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning; Ramon Vazquez Steps Down As Santurce Manager
Mexican Pacific League Championship:
Yefri Perez (former MiLB signing-Obregon) started in centerfield and batted second. 0-for-4 with one strikeout and one fielding error.
Jalisco beat Obregon 7-0
LMP Official Site Post Game
No Game Scheduled For Sunday
Venezuelan League Championship:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the fifth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:10-6)(g/f:1-0)
Leobaldo Pina (former Springfield-Caracas) started at third base and batted second. 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one stolen base, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.
Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted seventh. 0-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caracas) entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed one hit and no runs for the hold (1). (p-s:14-9)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:3-0)
Miguel Socolovich (former St. Louis-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:13-9)(g/f:1-1)
Caracas beat Lara 8-4
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Lara (3-1) visits Caracas (1-3) @ 1:00 PM VET
Australian Baseball League Semifinals:
Pete Kozma (former St. Louis-Perth) started at shortstop and batted second. 2-for-5 with one double, two runs, two strikeouts, and assisted in three double plays.
Perth beat Sydney 11-6
ABL Official Site Post Game
Perth wins the series taking two of three games
Latin American Series:
Jose Almarante (former Memphis-Acayucan) earned the win as Acayucan beat Herrera 6-4 in 10 innings: TV Max Deportes
Caribbean Series (February 2, 2019):
Venezuela insists that it can still host the 2019 Caribbean Series: El Nuevo Dia
The LMP is making a push to host the Caribbean Series at either Obregon or Jalisco: Meridiano
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is a possibility to host the Caribbean Series, start of the tournament may be pushed back two days, Azucareros or the winner of the Latin American Series could replace the LVBP champion: Listin Diario
Estrellas celebrated their LIDOM championship with a parade: El Caribe
Benito Santiago (former New York-N) will manage Juana Diaz in the Puerto Rican Double-A League and Luis De Leon (former St. Louis) was named to the coaching staff: Primera Hora
Ramon Vazquez (former Memphis-Santurce MGR) will not continue managing Santurce after winning the LBRC championship: El Nuevo Dia
Puerto Rico is in line to host the Caribbean Series in 2020: El Nuevo Dia
Erick Almonte (Peoria MGR) was elected National Federation of Professional Players in the Dominican Republic:
Cuba will make a strong push to host the Caribbean Series in 2020 or 2021, if they are made a member of the Confederation: Pelota Cubana Blog
Alfredo Despaigne (Granma-Softbank free agent) is focused on winning the Caribbean Series with las Tunas but leaves open the possibility for a return to Japan or even playing in the MLB: Licey Official Site