Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/15/10

Donovan Solano hit a two-run shot in the first in the LCBP for Player of the Day honors. Amaury Cazana collects three hits, one triple, three RBI, and scores three runs in two games in the LMP. Francisco Samuel debuts in the Dominican. Hector Hernandez pitches two scoreless in Puerto Rico. Updated stats from the AFL and Venezuelan Parallel League.

Arizona Fall League

 

Current Cardinals:

 

Tony Cruz (Memphis-Surprise) has played in 17 games going 22-for-69 (.319) with two doubles, three home runs, 14 RBIs, 26 total bases, 11 runs, six walks, 12 strikeouts, .368 OBP, .478 SLG, and .847 OPS.

Adron Chambers (Memphis-Surprise) has played in 16 games going 19-for-61 (.311) with four doubles, one home run, ten RBIs, 26 total bases, ten runs, four walks, eight stolen bases, 13 strikeouts, .343 OBP, .426 SLG, and .769 OPS.

Zack Cox (GCL-Surprise) has played in 15 games going 14-for-57 (.246) with three doubles, one triple, one home run, ten RBIs, 22 total bases, seven runs, five walks, 19 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .302 OBP, .386 SLG, and .688 OPS.

Pete Kozma (Springfield-Surprise) has played in 15 games going 14-for-58 (.241) with five doubles, one triple, two RBIs, 21 total bases, 12 runs, six walks, one stolen base, 16 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .313 OBP, .362 SLG, and .675 OPS.

 

Brian Broderick (Springfield-Surprise) has made five starts posting a 2-1 record, 5.40 ERA, and 1.52 WHIP.  He's allowed 28 hits, 14 runs (13 earned), five home runs, five walks, and struck ten out over 21.2 innings.

Ramon Delgado (Springfield-Surprise) has made nine relief appearances posting n 0-0 record, 3.97 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and two holds.  He's allowed 11 hits, five earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck six out over 11.1 innings.

Blake King (Springfield-Surprise) has made nine relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 7.00 ERA, 2.11 WHIP, and three holds.  He's allowed 11 hits, seven earned runs, one home run, hit one batter, walked eight, and struck eight out over nine innings.

 

Former Cardinal:

 

David Carpenter (Former Palm Beach-Peoria Javelinas) has made six relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 5.14 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, one hold, and one save. He's allowed ten hits, four earned runs, four walks, and struck ten out over seven innings.

 

Monday's Games:

Phoenix (9-17-2) visits Mesa (13-14-1) @ 12:35 PM MST

Peoria Javelinas (18-8-2) visits Surprise (14-12-2) @ 12:35 PM MST

Scottsdale (18-10) visits Peoria Saguaros (8-19-1) @ 12:35 PM MST

 

 

Mexican Pacific League

 

Joe Thurston (Former St. Louis-Obregon) started at second base and batted fifth. 2-for-5 with two runs and one strikeout.

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at first base and batted sixth.  0-for-4 with one walk.

Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and one earned run for the hold (2). (g/f:1-0)

 

Manuel De La Cruz (GCL-Mexicali) entered in the fourth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, three earned runs, three walks, and threw one wild pitch. (g/f:2-0)

 

Mexicali beat Obregon 13-12

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fifth.  1-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

 

Culiacan beat Navojoa 2-1 in game one of doubleheader

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fifth.  2-for-3 with one triple, two RBIs, three runs, one walk, and one outfield assist.

Andres Meza (Puebla-Culiacan) started and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, four earned runs, two walks, and hit one batter. (g/f:5-2)

 

Culiacan beat Navojoa 6-5 in game two of doubleheader

LMP Official Site Doubleheader Post Game

 

Emil Brown (Former Memphis-Hermosillo) started in right field and batted fifth.  2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one walk.

 

Mochis beat Hermosillo 8-5

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Jolbert Cabrera (Former Memphis-Mazatlan) entered in the ninth at first base and assisted in one double play.

 

Mazaltan beat Guasave 9-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Vicente Campos (Former MiLB Signing-Lara) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:2-2)

 

Aragua beat Lara 6-4

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Jason Simontacchi (Former St. Louis-La Guaira) started and pitched 2.1 innings. He allowed five hits, six earned runs, two walks (one intentional), hit one batter, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:42-25)(g/f:5-0)

 

Caracas beat La Guaira 13-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Margarita beat Caribes 4-0

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

 

Bobby Livingston (Rays Free Agent) has joined Margarita.  He pitched last season for La Guaira: Margarita Official Site

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Current Cardinals:

 

Roberto Espinoza (Palm Beach-Caribes) has played in six games going 8-for-17 (.471) with one double, one home run, five RBIs, 12 total bases, three runs, four walks, five strikeouts, .571 OBP, and .706 SLG.

Breyvic Valera (VSL-Margarita) has played in 11 games going 6-for-14 (.429) with four RBIs, six total bases, six runs, two walks, one stolen base, .556 OBP, and .429 SLG.

Frederick Parejo (Quad Cities-Aragua) has played in 20 games going 23-for-63 (.365) with four doubles, two home runs, eight RBIs, 33 total bases, ten runs, 14 walks, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, two caught stealing, .481 OBP, and .524 SLG.

Romulo Ruiz (Johnson City-Zulia) has played in 25 games going 33-for-92 (.359) with 11 doubles, two triples, five home runs, 24 RBIs, 63 total bases, 28 runs, 15 walks, ten stolen bases, 11 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .450 OBP, and .685 SLG.

Domnit Bolivar (Palm Beach-Aragua) has played in 20 games going 24-for-72 (.333) with nine double, one triple, three home runs, 17 RBIs, 44 total bases, 13 runs, five walks, one stolen base, nine strikeouts, .380 OBP, and .611 SLG.

Jose Martinez (Springfield-Aragua) has played in 23 games going 28-for-88 (.318) with nine doubles, seven home runs, 22 RBIs, 58 total bases, 18 runs, six walks, one stolen base, seven strikeouts, .365 OBP, and .659 SLG.

Cesar Valera (Johnson City-Caribes) has played in 19 games going 19-for-66 (.288) with two doubles, two home runs, 11 RBIs, 27 total bases, 12 runs, five walks, one stolen base, 16 strikeouts, three caught stealing, .356 OBP, and .409 SLG.

Ildemaro Vargas (GCL-Caribes) has played in 18 games going 16-for-59 (.271) with two doubles, one home run, seven RBIs, 21 total bases, 11 runs, four walks, one stolen base, six strikeouts, two caught stealing, .313 OBP, and .356 SLG.

Wilfred Vivas (GCL-Aragua) has played in eight games going 6-for-23 (.261) with two doubles, two RBIs, eight total bases, seven runs, four walks, one stolen base, two strikeouts, .370 OBP, and .348 SLG.

Ted Obregon (Johnson City-Caribes) has played in 17 games going 10-for-50 (.200) with three doubles, one triple, five RBIs, 15 total bases, eight runs, eight walks, four stolen bases, ten strikeouts, one caught stealing, .322 OBP, and .300 SLG.

Kleininger Teran (Johnson City-Aragua) has played in 17 games going 7-for-44 (.159) with three RBIs, seven total bases, two runs, five walks, seven strikeouts, .260 OBP, and .159 SLG.

Hector Garcia (GCL-Aragua) has played in 14 games going 6-for-41 (.146) with one double, one RBI, seven total bases, four runs, one walk, one stolen base, eight strikeouts, .186 OBP, and .171 SLG.

Ronnierd Garcia (VSL-Caribes) has played in nine games going 3-for-22 (.136) with one double one RBI, four total bases, two runs, two walks, one stolen base, 11 strikeouts, .240 OBP, and .182 SLG.


Javier Avendano (Batavia-Aragua) has made five appearances (two starts) posting a 1-1 record, 1.80 ERA, and one save.  He's allowed 15 hits, four runs (three earned), four walks, and struck out 11 over 15 innings.

Ramon Ulacio (VSL-La Guaira) has made seven appearances (one start) posting a 1-0 record and 2.92 ERA.  He's allowed 15 hits, five runs (four earned), nine walks, and struck out 11 over 12.1 innings.

Roberto Canache (VSL-Caribes) has made seven appearances (six starts) posting an 0-1 record and 3.31 ERA.  He's allowed 18 hits, nine runs (six earned), seven walks, and struck out 11 over 16.1 innings.

Francisco Guzman (Johnson City-Zulia) has made ten relief appearances posting a 2-2 record and 4.15 ERA.  He's allowed 13 hits, 11 runs (eight earned), eight walks, and struck out 16 over 17.1 innings.

Ismael Brito (VSL-Margarita) has made five relief appearances posting a 1-0 record and 6.23 ERA.  He's allowed eight hits, six earned runs, one home run, six walks, and struck four out over 8.2 innings.

 

Former Cardinals:

 

Alberto Rivero (Former GCL-Lara) has played in 21 games going 19-for-70 (.271) with three doubles, two triples, four home runs, 15 RBIs, 38 total bases, 16 runs, 12 walks, three stolen bases, 11 strikeouts, three caught stealing, .407 OBP, and .543 SLG.

Anthony Fonseca (Former GCL-Caracas) has played in 14 games going 3-for-18 (.167) with three doubles, two RBIs, six total bases, five runs, eight walks, three strikeouts, one caught stealing, .515 OBP, and .333 SLG.

 

Jason Simontacchi (Former St. Louis-La Guaira) made one start posting an 0-0 record and 0.00 ERA.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck one out over two innings.

Kristhiam Linares (Former Springfield-Margarita) has made 11 relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 1.74 ERA, and four saves.  He's allowed five hits, three runs (two earned), four walks, and struck nine out over 10.1 innings.

Orlando Munoz (Former GCL-Caribes) has made six relief appearances posting a 1-0 record and 2.70 ERA.  He's allowed five hits, four runs (three earned), one home run, two walks, and struck four out over ten innings.

Jose Calero (Former GCL-Caribes) has made eight relief appearances posting a 3-0 record, 3.46 ERA, and one save.  He's allowed 11 hits, five earned runs, four walks, and struck seven out over 13 innings.

Yoffri Martinez (Former MiLB Signing-Margarita) has made four relief appearances posting an 0-0 record and 4.50 ERA.  He's allowed ten hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck four out over four innings.

 

 

Dominican League

 

Hector Luna (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third.  3-for-3 with one double, two runs, one intentional walk, and one stolen base.

Bartolo Colon (White Sox Free Agent-Aguilas) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck six out. (g/f:6-1)

Julian Tavarez (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) entered in the seventh and pitched to four batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and two walks for the hold (1). (g/f:0-1)

 

Nerio Rodriguez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck seven out. (g/f:6-4)

 

Aguilas beat Escogido 4-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted second.  0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted eighth.  1-for-1 at the plate.

Evan MacLane (Memphis Free Agent-Estrellas) started and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, six earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck three out for the loosing decision (3-2). (g/f:1-0)

Francisco Samuel (Memphis-Estrellas) entered in the fifth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs,committed one throwing error, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1)

 

Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) started at catcher and batted eighth. 0-for-3 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and threw one of two runners out.

 

Gigantes beat Estrellas 11-3

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) entered in the seventh as a pinch hitter and batted second.  0-for-1 at the plate.

Oneli Perez (Memphis Free Agent-Licey) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:1-0)

 

Brandon McCarthy (Rangers Free Agent-Azucareros) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, struck two out, and assisted in one double play.  (g/f:10-4)

Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:2-1)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Licey beat Azucareros 4-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Monday's Games:

Estrellas (12-8) visits Escogido (12-8) @ 8:30 PM AST

Gigantes (8-12) visits Azucareros (11-9) @ 8:30 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League

 

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted seventh. 1-for-3 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

 

Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in centerfield and batted ninth. 1-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

Hector Hernandez (Johnson City-Mayaguez) entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:3-1)

 

Ponce beat Mayaguez 6-5

 

Ivan Maldonado (Former MiLB Tryout-Caguas) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, and threw one wild pitch. (g/f:1-2)

Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning,  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

Richard Mendoza (GCL-Caguas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:0-2)

 

Carolina beat Caguas 11-2

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Monday's Games:

Ponce (7-8) visits Caguas (10-5) @ 7:00 PM AST

San Juan (9-7) visits Carolina (10-7) @ 7:00 PM AST

 

 

Colombian League

 

Bogota beat Cali 6-1

Medellin beat Cartagena 7-6

Barranquilla beat Monteria 16-8 - Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) hit a two-run homer in the first inning with Daryl Jones (Springfield-Barranquilla) on base: El Heraldo Post Game

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Boer beat Chinandega 8-6: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Granada beat Leon 9-8: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

No game scheduled for Monday

 

 

Cuban League

 

17-year old centerfielder Yasiel Balaguer has escaped Cuba and is looking to sign with a major league organization once he qualifies.  He's represented by Carlos Perez (Miami Sports) and currently is residing in Nicaragua. El Nuevo Herald

 

 

Japan League

 

Shortstop Shuichi Murata has decided not to exercise his international free agent status to stay with Yokohama: Japan Ball

 

26-year old shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka is still trying to get Lotte to post him for the MLB: Japan Ball

 

33-year old Softbank outfielder Hitoshi Tamura announced he will exercise his international free agent option and test the waters: Yakyubaka

 

Japan donates baseball equipment to Nigeria: Mister Baseball

 

 

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