Monday, January 28, 2019
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 1-28-19: Francisco Rivera Singles, Walks, Homers, & Drives In Three Runs In Two Games; Ildemaro Vargas Singles, Doubles, Walks, & Knocks In Two Runs; Jackson Solarte Strikes Out One Over Three Scoreless Innings
Mexican Pacific League Championship:
Next season Guasave returns and Monterrey will supply a team in the LMP: LMP Official Site
Obregon (2-3) visits Jalisco (3-2) @ 8:15 PM CT
Venezuelan League Championship:
Ildemaro Vargas (former Springfield-Lara) started at second base and batted leadoff. 2-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Rangel Ravelo (Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted fourth. 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, one run, and assisted in two double plays.
Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:9-6)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)
Leobaldo Pina (former Springfield-Caracas) started at third base and batted second. 1-for-4 with one double, two strikeouts, and one fielding error.
Wilfredo Tovar (former Memphis-Caracas) started at shortstop and batted eighth. 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and grounded into one double play.
Pedro Rodriguez (former MiLB signing-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:1-0)
Lara beat Caracas 9-2
LVBP Official Site Post Game
Lara wins the series four games to one
Dominican League Playoffs:
Donovan Solano (former Memphis-Licey) played in 16 games going 15-for-65 (.231) with one double, one triple, nine RBIs, 18 total bases, five runs, four walks, 17 strikeouts, .275 OBP, .277 SLG, and .552 OPS.
Francisco Pena (St. Louis-Azucareros) played in ten games going 7-for-32 (.219) with two doubles, one RBI, nine total bases, two runs, two walks, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, .265 OBP, .281 SLG, and .546 OPS.
Alejandro Mejia (former DSL-Azucareros) played in 14 games going 9-for-48 (.188) with one double, two RBIs, ten total bases, three runs, one walk, 11 strikeouts, .200 OBP, .208 SLG, and .408 OPS.
Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) played in ten games going 5-for-27 (.185) with two doubles, two RBIs, seven total bases, one run, five strikeouts, .185 OBP, .259 SLG, and .444 OPS.
Dean Anna (former St. Louis-Escogido) played in three games going 1-for-6 (.167) with one total base, one walk, .286 OBP, .167 SLG, and .452 OPS.
Tommy Pham (former St. Louis-Escogido) played in seven games going 4-for-26 (.154) with one double, two RBIs, five total bases, two runs, four walks, five strikeouts, .290 OBP, .192 SLG, and .483 OPS.
Alberto Rosario (former St. Louis-Estrellas) played in three games going 0-for-5 (.000) with two strikeouts.
Robelys Reyes (former Springfield-Escogido) played in two games.
Yeison Medina (Palm Beach-Estrellas) made nine relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and two holds. He allowed four hits, no runs, one walk, and struck two out over 5.1 innings.
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros) made six starts posting a 3-2 record, 1.64 ERA, and 0.91 WHIP. He allowed 32 hits, 11 runs (eight earned), two home runs, eight walks, hit one batter, and struck 30 out over 44 innings.
Evan MacLane (former St. Louis-Estrellas) made seven appearances (two starts) posting a 1-1 record, 1.69 ERA, 0.84 WHIP, and one hold. He allowed 16 hits, seven runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck 14 out over 21.1 innings.
Genesis Cabrera (Memphis-Licey) made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 2.45 ERA, 0.27 WHIP, and two holds. He allowed no hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck three out over 3.2 innings.
Harold Arauz (MiLB signing-Azucareros) made two relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 6.00 ERA, and 2.00 WHIP. He allowed four hits, three runs (two earned), two walks, and struck one out over three innings.
Puerto Rican League Playoffs:
Randy Ruiz (former MiLB signing-Mayaguez) played in seven games going 7-for-18 (.389) with two doubles, one home run, one RBI, 12 total bases, two runs, three walks, four strikeouts, .476 OBP, .667 SLG, and 1.143 OPS.
Jonathan Rodriguez (former Memphis-Santurce) played in eight games going 10-for-26 (.385) with two doubles, two home runs, six RBIs, 18 total bases, six runs, two walks, ten strikeouts, .429 OBP, .692 SLG, and 1.121 OPS.
Yariel Gonzalez (Peoria-Mayaguez) played in 15 games going 15-for-59 (.254) with three doubles, nine RBIs, 18 total bases, three runs, one walk, four strikeouts, .279 OBP, .305 SLG, and .584 OPS.
Anthony Garcia (former Memphis-Carolina) played in 11 games going 7-for-41 (.171) with two doubles, four RBIs, nine total bases, three walks, one stolen base, one strikeout, one caught stealing, .222 OBP, .220 SLG, and .442 OPS.
Ivan Maldonado (former MiLB tryout-Santurce) made three starts posting a 2-1 record, 0.45 ERA, and 0.80 WHIP. He allowed 11 hits, one earned run, five walks, and struck eight out over 20 innings.
Tyler Herron (former Springfield-Mayaguez) made nine relief appearances posting 2-0 record, 0.75 ERA, and 0.58 WHIP. He allowed five hits, one earned run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck five out over 12 innings.
Hector Hernandez (former Palm Beach-Santurce) made three appearances (one start) posting a 2-0 record, 3.86 ERA, and 1.18 WHIP. He allowed nine hits, four earned runs, two home runs, two walks, and struck five out over 9.1 innings.
Latin American Series:
Jose Almarante (former Memphis-Xalapa) entered in the ninth and pitched 1.3 innings. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the winning decision (1-0).
Jonathan Rivera (former Johnson City-Herrera) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
Xalapa beat Herrera 6-4 in 10 innings (1/26/19)
Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Leon) started at first base and batted sixth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
Leon beat Barranquilla 5-0 (1/26/19)
LNBP Official Site Post Game
Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) started at first base and batted fifth. 1-for-4 at the plate.
Cordoba beat Acayucan 1-0 in 10 innings (1/26/19)
Jonathan Rivera (former Johnson City-Herrera) entered late in the game in left field.
Herrera beat Cordoba 7-1 (1/27/19)
TV Max Deportes Post Game
Francisco Rivera (former Palm Beach-Acayucan) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, one run, and one intentional walk.
Jackson Solarte (former VSL-Barranquilla) entered in the sixth and pitched three innings. He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck one out.
Acayucan beat Barranquilla 6-1 (1/27/19)
Leon (2-0) visits Herrera (1-1) @ 1:00 PM
Barranquilla (0-2) visits Cordoba (1-1) @ 2:00 PM
Acayucan (1-1) visits Xalapa (1-1) @ 7:00 PM
Caribbean Series (February 4, 2019):
Many players voiced their concerns about Venezuela and the Confederation is considering Panama, Mexico, and Dominican Republic: Listin Diario
The Caribbean Series has officially been pulled from Venezuela for 2019 and start date pushed back as they search for a new location: XEU Deportes
Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Azucareros), Evan MacLane (former St. Louis_Estrellas), and Audry Perez (former St. Louis-Estrellas) made the Estrellas roster for the Caribbean Series: Estrellas Official Site