Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/24/10

Daryl Jones hit a three-run homer for Player of the Day honors and Donovan Solano delivered a two-run shot in the LBCP. Oneli Perez tossed two scoreless innings for the win in the Dominican. Renyel Pinto opened up about his release from the Marlins. Ruben Gotay took a leave of absence from Puerto Rico.

Mexican Pacific League


Alberto Castillo (Former MiLB Signing-Mochis) started and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, seven runs (six earned), one home run, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (g/f:2-2)


Mochis beat Guasave 9-8

LMP Official Site Post Game


Joe Thurston (Former St. Louis-Obregon) started at second base and batted third. 0-for-4 with one strikeout.


Mazatlan beat Obregon 2-0

LMP Official Site Post Game


Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fifth.  1-for-5 with one triple, one two-out RBI, and two strikeouts.


Ricardo Rincon (Former St. Louis-Mexicali) entered in the ninth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and one walk. (g/f:2-0)


Culiacan beat Mexicali 7-2

LMP Official Site Post Game




Mexicali retires Fernando Valenzuela's number: Mexicali Official Site


Guasave signed Luis Villarreal after being released by Lara in the Venezuelan League and Jose Felix (Rangers) joined the team after playing in the AFL: Guasave Official Site


Wednesday's Games:

Guasave (19-17) visits Mochis (19-17) @ 7:30 PM MT

Navojoa (11-25) visits Hermosillo (19-17) @ 7:30 PM MST

Obregon (19-17) visits Mazatlan (19-17) @ 7:30 PM MT

Culiacan (20-16) visits Mexicali (18-18) @ 7:00 PM PT



Venezuelan League


Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one intentional walk. (p-s:14-7)(g/f:1-1)


Magallanes beat Caracas 5-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game




Andres Galarraga (Former St. Louis) was inducted into the Venezuelan Hall of Fame: LVBP Official Site


Nick Weglarz (Indians) may leave team with sore back and Gustavo Chacin (Astros) is expected to join Caracas: Caracas Official Site


Milko Jaramillo (VSL Cardinals Manager-Aragua Parallel League Manager) talks about the progress of the Aragua Parallel League team this season: Aragua Official Site


Jose Pirela (Yankees) joined Zulia after playing in the AFL and Douglas Arguello (Astros) is also expected to pitch: Zulia Official Site


Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) finally opened up about the reason he requested his release from the Marlins organization: El Nuevo Herald

Wednesday's Games:

La Guaira (9-21) visits Margarita (18-15) for a doubleheader beginning @ 6:00 PM VST

Caracas (16-19) visits Lara (15-17) @ TBA

Magallanes (20-14) visits Aragua (17-17) @ 7:30 PM VST

Zulia (20-11) visits Caribes (15-17) @ 7:30 PM VST



Dominican League


Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  0-for-4 with one run.


Matt Pagnozzi (Memphis Free Agent-Azucareros) started at catcher and batted ninth.  0-for-3 with one strikeout and threw one runner out.


Azucareros beat Escogido 3-2

Listin Diario Post Game


Hector Luna (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third.  1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Luis Perdomo (Former Springfield-Aguilas) entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:1-0)


Aguilas beat Estrellas 4-3

Listin Diario Post Game


Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) started at catcher and batted eighth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs, one strikeout, and allowed three stolen base.

Esteban Yan (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) started and pitched 4.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck three out. (g/f:2-9)


Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 0-for-5 with one RBI.

Oneli Perez (Memphis Free Agent-Licey) entered in the tenth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck one out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:2-1)


Licey beat Gigantes 7-6 in 11 innings

Listin Diario Post Game




Justin Turner (Mets) joined Escogido last weekend and has been training with the team since: Escogido Official Site


Wednesday's Games:

Aguilas (13-15) visits Gigantes (11-17) @ 7:30 PM AST

Licey (12-16) visits Escogido (15-13) @ 7:30 PM AST

Azucareros (17-11) visits Estrellas (16-12) @ 8:00 PM AST



Puerto Rican League


Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in left field and batted second. 1-for-5 with two runs.

Antonio DeJesus (Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the ninth in right field and batted fourth.  1-for-1 at the plate.


Luis Mateo (Quad Cities-Carolina) entered in the ninth at second base and batted fifth.

Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) entered in the ninth as a pinch hitter and batted eighth.  0-for-1 at the plate.


Carolina beat Mayaguez 6-3 in 10 innings

Primera Hora Post Game


Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed two hits, no runs, two walks, and struck one out for the hold (2). (g/f:2-3)


Caguas beat San Juan 4-1




David Pfeiffer (Dodgers) joined Carolina after being released by Obregon in the Mexican Pacific League.  Ruben Gotay (Memphis Free Agent) left due to family matters and was replaced by Alex Llaos (Royals): Primera Hora


An All-Star game between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic will be played on December 12th at Mayaguez: Primera Hora


Carlos Delgado (Red Sox Free Agent-Carolina) is taking it slowly in his return from surgery and is in no hurry to begin playing: Primera Hora


Wednesday's Games:

Caguas (15-7) visits Mayaguez (4-18) @ 7:30 PM AST

Carolina (15-10) visits San Juan (12-11) @ 7:30 PM AST



Colombian League


Monteria beat Barranquilla 10-8 - Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) hit a two-run home run and scored two runs, Daryl Jones (Springfield-Barranquilla) hit a three-run home run and scored two runs.  Chris Swauger (Springfield-Barranquilla) grounded out to second to end the game and Barranquilla's chances to tie it up: El Heraldo Post Game

Medellin beat Cali 1-0

Cartagena @ Bogota was postponed


Wednesday's Games:

Cartagena (9-10) visits Bogota (8-10) for a doubleheader

Monteria (13-9) visits Barranquilla (14-6)

Medellin (9-12) visits Cali (8-14)



Nicaraguan League


Chinandega beat Boer 7-1: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Granada beat Leon 10-1: LNBP Official Site Post Game


Wednesday's Games:

Boer (10-9) visits Chinandega (13-5)

Granada (7-12) visits Leon (7-11)



Japan League


33-year old outfielder Hitoshi Tamaura has decided to return to the NPB and signed a four-year deal with Softbank: Japan Ball



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