Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/14/10

Roberto Espinoza collects three hits, two RBIs, and scores twice in the Venezuelan Parallel League for Player of the Day honors. Zack Cox hits his first professional home run in the AFL. Domnit Bolivar drives in one run in the Venezuelan Parallel League. Donovan Solano picks up three hits in the LCBP.

Arizona Fall League

 

Tony Cruz (Memphis-Surprise) started at catcher and batted fourth.  0-for-4 with one strikeout and threw out one of three runners.

Zack Cox (GCL-Surprise) started as designated hitter and batted fifth.  2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and one strikeout.

 

Surprise beat Scottsdale 4-3

MLB Official Site Post Game

 

David Carpenter (Former Palm Beach-Peoria Javelinas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck two out for the save (1). (p-s:20-13)(g/f:1-0)

 

Peoria Javelinas beat Mesa 8-7

MLB Official Site Post Game

 

No games for Sunday

 

 

Mexican Pacific League 

 

Jolbert Cabrera (Former Memphis-Mazaltan) started at first base and batted eighth. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and grounded into one double play.

 

Mazatlan beat Guasave 6-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Emil Brown (Former Memphis-Hermosillo) started in right field and batted fifth.  0-for-4 with one walk, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.

 

Hermosillo beat Mochis 5-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Joe Thurston (Former St. Louis-Obregon) started at second base and batted fifth. 1-for-5 with one RBI.

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth.  1-for-4 with one two-out RBI.

Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the sixth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one walk. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Mexicali beat Obregon 8-3

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fifth.  1-for-4 with one run.

 

Culiacan beat Navojoa 8-3

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Obregon (14-14) visits Mexicali (15-13) @ 3:00 PM PT

Culiacan (12-15) visits Navojoa (7-20) in a doubleheader beginning @ 5:00 PM MST

Mochis (16-12) visits Hermosillo (16-12) @ 5:00 PM MST

Mazatlan (14-14) visits Guasave (17-11) @ 6:00 PM MT

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (p-s:20-13)(g/f:1-1)

 

Magallanes beat Caracas 6-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (g/f:2-1)

 

Dennys Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, one walk, and assisted in two double plays.

 

Caribes beat Margarita 7-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Aragua (12-15) visits Lara (14-13) @ TBA

Caracas (13-13) visits La Guaira (6-20)@ TBA

Zulia (17-8) visits Magallanes (17-10) @ 5:30 PM VST

Caribes (12-14) visits Margarita (14-12) @ 6:00 PM VST

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Jose Martinez (Springfield-Aragua) started as designated hitter and batted third. 2-for-4 with one run.

Domnit Bolivar (Palm Beach-Aragua) started at first base and moved to left field, batting fourth.  0-for-4 with one RBI.

 

Magallanes beat Aragua 4-2

 

Ted Obregon (Johnson City-Caribes) started in right field and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Roberto Espinoza (Palm Beach-Caribes) started at catcher and batted fifth.  3-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs, and one walk.

Cesar Valera (Johnson City-Caribes) started at shortstop and batted seventh.  0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Ildemaro Vargas (GCL-Caribes) started at second base and batted ninth.  1-for-3 with one run.

Jose Calero (Former GCL-Caribes) entered in the third and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, threw two wild pitches, and struck two out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:4-0)

 

Caribes beat Tampa Bay 8-4

 

Eduardo Lopez (Former MiLB Tryout-Zulia) entered late in the game as a pinch runner.

Romulo Ruiz (Johnson City-Zulia) started at third base and moved to first, batting fourth.  2-for-3 with two runs and one walk.

 

Zulia beat Caracas 4-1

 

 

Dominican League

 

Hector Luna (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third.  0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

 

Escogido beat Aguilas 3-0

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started as designated hitter and batted third. 0-for-2 at the plate.

Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis-Licey) started and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, two unearned runs, two walks, and struck four out.  (g/f:2-3)

 

Licey beat Azucareros 5-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted second.  1-for-3 with one run and one walk.

 

Estrellas beat Gigantes 6-4

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

 

Oneli Perez (Memphis Free Agent-Licey) passed on the recommended day off on Friday to close out the game: Licey Official Site

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) hit his 16th career home run on Friday: Licey Official Site

 

Sunday's Games:

Aguilas (6-14) visits Escogido (12-7) @ 5:00 PM AST

Estrellas (12-7) visits Gigantes (7-12) @ 5:00 PM AST

Licey (10-10) visits Azucareros (11-8) @ 5:00 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League

 

Antonio DeJesus (Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the eighth in right field.

Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in centerfield and batted ninth. 2-for-4 with one double and one RBI.

 

Raul Gonzalez (Former Memphis-Ponce) entered in the seventh in left field and batted seventh.  1-for-2 with one strikeout.

 

Mayaguez beat Ponce 5-2

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Notes:

 

Mayaguez fired manager Mako Oliveras.  Kyle Bellamy (White Sox) and Norris Hopper (Brewers) are expected to join the team in the next week: Primera Hora

 

Sunday's Games:

Ponce (6-8) visits Mayaguez (3-11) @ 5:00 PM AST

Caguas (10-4) visits Carolina (9-7) @ 6:00 PM AST

 

 

Colombian League

 

Nov. 12:

 

Daryl Jones (Springfield-Barranquilla) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) started at shortstop and batted second. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Chris Swauger (Springfield-Barranquilla) started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

 

Monteria beat Barranquilla 10-4

 

Mark Shorey (Former Memphis-Bogota) started in centerfield and batted fourth.  0-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Charles Cutler (Springfield-Bogota) started at catcher and batted ninth.  0-for-3 with one walk.

 

Bogota beat Cali 8-2

 

Nov. 13 Results:

Medellin beat Cartagena 3-2 in game one of doubleheader

Cartagena beat Medellin 6-4 in game two of doubleheader: El Heraldo Post Game

Monteria beat Barranquilla 4-3 - Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) went 3-for-5 and scored one run: El Heraldo Post Game

Cali beat Bogota 11-10: El Heraldo Post Game


Sunday's Games:

Cartagena (7-6) visits Medellin (4-11)

Barranquilla (10-3) visits Monteria (11-5)

Cali (6-8) visits Bogota (4-8)

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Chinandega beat Boer 6-2: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Leon beat Granada 4-3: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Chinandega (10-2) visits Boer (6-6) 

Leon (5-7) visits Granada (3-9)

 

 

Cuban League

 

19-year old left-handed pitcher Onelkis Garcia, Roennis Elias Leliebre, 26-year old right-handed pitcher Jorge Felix Castillo, and 21-year old right-handed hitting outfielder Roman Hernandez Jorrin have all escaped Cuba.

 

Selma Angulo, Gerald Sanchez, Henry and Alexander Urrutia Gonzalez, Pavel Quesada, and Alien Mora and Adonis Garcia were all caught in their attempt to leave the island.

 

Terreno de Pelota

 

 

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