Zack Cox (GCL-Surprise) started at third base and batted eighth. 0-for-2 and one fielding error.
No games scheduled for Sunday
Mexican Pacific League
Alberto Castillo (Former MiLB Signing-Mochis) started and pitched eighth innings. He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck six out for the winning decision (5-0). (g/f:6-10)
Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fifth. 3-for-3 with one double.
Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and moved to first base, batting fourth. 0-for-4 with one walk.
Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits, two runs (one earned), and hit one batter for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Jolbert Cabrera (Former Memphis-Mazatlan) started at first base and batted fourth. 2-for-5 with one run, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Emil Brown (Former Memphis-Hermosillo) started in right field and batted fifth. 3-for-6 with one home run, two RBIs, three runs, one walk, and two strikeouts.
The Triple-A Mexican League has made changes that will be in affect for the 2011 season. Schedule has been expanded to 120 games and it will not be split into two separate halves: Baseball Mexico
Obregon (12-10) visits Guasave (14-8) @ 6:30 PM MT
Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Tryout-Xalapa) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and two runs.
Kit Pellow (Former MiLB Signing-Tuxtlus) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
Series tied up 2-2
Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out.
Vicente Campos (Former MiLb Signing-Lara) entered in the fourth and pitched to four batters. He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:0-1)
Andrew Brown (Springfield-Margarita) started at first base and batted seventh. 1-for-4 with one strikeout, one pickoff/caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.
Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) entered in the ninth as a pinch runner.
Rich Rundles (Memphis-Aragua) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters. He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:0-1)
Horacio Estrada and Evan Englebrook (Astros) will join Aragua in a couple weeks after a couple simulated games and appearances in Parallel League: Aragua Official Site
La Guaira (5-16) visits Lara (10-11)
Caribes (10-11) visits Zulia (13-8) @ 4:00 PM VST
Aragua (9-12) visits Magallanes (14-9) @ 5:30 PM VST
Venezuelan Parallel League
Johnny Celis (Former MiLB Tryout-La Guaira) started at first base and batted sixth. 0-for-4 with one run and one walk.
Romulo Ruiz (Johnson City-Zulia) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one sac fly.
Marcos Chavez (Former VSL-Zulia) entered late in the game at first base and moved to second, batting fourth. 0-for-1 with one strikeout.
Francisco Guzman (Johnson City-Zulia) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:2-2)(ir-s:3-0)
Jose Martinez (Springfield-Aragua) started at second base and batted third. 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one walk.
Domnit Bolivar (Palm Beach-Aragua) started at first base and batted fourth. 0-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Frederick Parejo (Quad Cities-Aragua) started in centerfield and batted fifth. 2-for-4 with one walk and one caught stealing.
Javier Avendano (Batavia-Aragua) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the save (1). (g/f:1-0)
Anthony Fonseca (Former GCL-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted sixth. One walk and one hit by pitch.
Alberto Rivero (Former GCL-Lara) started in right field and batted seventh. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.
Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) started at catcher and batted ninth. 1-for-2 with one walk and picked one runner off.
Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started at designated hitter and batted third. 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Jamie Moyer (Former Memphis-Escogido) started and pitched 2.1 innings. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck three out. (g/f:2-2) Moyer left the game in the third inning after re-injuring his left elbow, that caused him to miss the final months of the 2010 regular season. Escogido general manager Moises Alou thinks that he will not return to the Dominican League and may be done with his playing career: ESPN Deportes
Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started at second base and batted second. 3-for-4 with one walk, one sacrifice, and one stolen base.
Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) started at first base and batted sixth. 2-for-4 with one double, one walk, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.
Escogido (7-5) visits Aguilas (5-8) @ 5:00 PM AST
Gigantes (4-7) visits Estrellas (7-4) @ 5:00 PM AST
Azucareros (8-4) visits Licey (5-8) @ 5:00 PM AST
Puerto Rican League
Ivan Maldonado (Former MiLB Tryout-Caguas) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, three earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)
Ruben Gotay (Memphis-Carolina) entered in the second inning at first base and moved to third, batting fourth. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.
Mark Shorey (Former Memphis-Bogota) started in right field and batted third. 2-for-5 with two doubles, one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.
Charles Cutler (Springfield-Bogota) started at catcher and batted seventh. 0-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.
Gustavo Lopez is being held in Taiwan (with suspension pending), Cristian Saravia and Marbell Cordoba were banned two years, and Oscar Chow was handed a one-year suspension from IBAF play for unspecified actions in the recently completed Intercontinental Cup: El Nuevo Diario
International Free Agents
32-year old Lotte closer Hiroyuki Kobayashi may exercise his international free agent rights and want to pitch in major league baseball: Japan Ball
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