Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/26/10

Francisco Samuel pitches one and one third scoreless innings in the Dominican League for Player of the Day honors. Matt Pagnozzi doubles and scores in the Dominican. Amaury Cazana collects one hit in the LMP. Kevin Moscatel gets a pinch hit appearance in the LVBP.

Mexican Pacific League

 

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

 

Mexicali beat Culiacan 5-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Dan Serafini (Former Memphis-Mochis) started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed 11 hits, five earned runs, two home runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck six out. (g/f:10-5)

 

Mochis beat Guasave 6-5 in 11 innings

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Joe Thurston (Former St. Louis-Obregon) started at second base and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) entered in the ninth as a pinch hitter and batted eighth.  0-for-1 at the plate.

 

Mazatlan beat Obregon 3-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

 

Buck Coats (White Sox) has joined Hermosillo: Hermosillo Official Site

 

The managers for Hermosillo and Mexicali were fired: Baseball Mexico

 

Friday's Games:

Mochis (21-17) visits Mazatlan (21-17) @ 7:30 PM MT

Hermosillo (20-18) visits Guasave (19-19) @ 7:30 PM MT

Culiacan (21-17) visits Obregon (19-19) @ 7:30 PM MST

Navojoa (12-26) visits Mexicali (19-19) @ 7:00 PM PT

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Lara) started in right field and batted fourth. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

 

Magallanes beat Lara 3-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Javier Brito (Former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted eighth.  0-for-2 at the plate.

 

La Guaira beat Margarita 3-0

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Kevin Moscatel (GCL-Caribes) entered late in the game.  0-for-1 at the plate.

 

Caribes beat Zulia 11-6

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Lara (15-19) visits Aragua (18-17) @ 7:30 PM VST

Caracas (17-18) visits Caribes (17-17) @ 7:30 PM VST

Magallanes (21-15) visits La Guaira (11-22) @ 7:30 PM VST

Zulia (20-13) visits Margarita (19-17) @ 7:30 PM VST

 

 

Dominican League

 

Hector Luna (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third.  1-for-1 with one double, one run, and three walks.

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started in left field and batted sixth.  1-for-3 at the plate.

Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis-Licey) entered in the third and pitched 2.1 innings. He allowed two hits, three runs (one earned), and two walks.

 

Aguilas beat Licey 16-3

Listin Diario Post Game

 

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

Nerio Rodriguez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started and pitched 6.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck six out for the winning decision.

 

Pablo Ortiz (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted second.  0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Francisco Samuel (Memphis-Estrellas) entered in the fourth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck one out.

Ricardo Rodriguez (Former Memphis-Estrellas) entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits and one earned run.


Escogido beat Estrellas 7-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) started at catcher and batted eighth. 0-for-2 with one strikeout, two sacrifices, and one stolen base.

 

Matt Pagnozzi (Memphis Free Agent-Azucareros) started at catcher and batted eighth.  1-for-3 with one double, one run, one strikeout, one passed ball, and one error.

 

Gigantes beat Azucareros 4-1

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

 

Luke Sommer (Cubs) is expected to join Escogido on Friday: Escogido Official Site


Friday's Games:

Aguilas (14-16) visits Azucareros (18-12) @ 7:30 PM AST

Escogido (16-14) visits Gigantes (13-17) @ 7:30 PM AST

Estrellas (16-14) visits Licey (13-17) @ 7:30 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League

 

Current Cardinals:

 

Antonio DeJesus (Springfield-Mayaguez) has played in 11 games going 4-for-10 (.400) with four total bases, three runs, one walk, one stolen base, three strikeouts, .500 OBP, .400 SLG, and .900 OPS.

Luis Mateo (Quad Cities-Carolina) has played in four games going 1-for-3 (.333) with one total base, two strikeouts, .333 OBP, .333 SLG, and .667 OPS.

Anthony Garcia (Johnson City-Carolina) has played in one game going 0-for-1 (.000) with one strikeout.

 

Richard Mendoza (GCL-Caguas) has made four relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and 1.50 WHIP.  He's allowed one hit, no runs, six walks, and struck two out over 4.2 innings.

Hector Hernandez (Johnson City-Mayaguez) has made six relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 4.91 ERA, and 1.50 WHIP.  He's allowed seven hits, four earned runs, four walks, and struck three out over 7.1 innings.

Iden Nazario (Johnson City-Carolina/San Juan) has made two relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 27.00 ERA, and 9.00 WHIP.  He's allowed three hits, six runs (two earned), and three walks over 0.2 innings.

 

Former Cardinals:

 

Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) has played in nine games going 8-for-26 (.308) with one double, two RBIs, nine total bases, three runs, three walks, .400 OBP, .346 SLG, and .746 OPS.

Raul Gonzalez (Former Memphis-Ponce) has played in ten games going 9-for-33 (.273) with two doubles, six RBIs, 11 total bases, one run, nine strikeouts, .265 OBP, .333 SLG, and .598 OPS.

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) has played in 15 games going 8-for-35 (.229) with one double, one home run, three RBIs, 12 total bases, five runs, nine walks, six strikeouts, .400 OBP, .343 SLG, and .743 OPS.

Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) has played in 13 games going 6-for-30 (.200) with four RBIs, six total bases, two runs, five walks, one stolen base, seven strikeouts, .314 OBP, .200 SLG, and 514 OPS.

Ruben Gotay (Memphis Free Agent-Carolina/San Juan) played in 18 games going 8-for-58 (.138) with one double, one triple, five RBIs, 11 total bases, four runs, six walks, 13 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .239 OBP, .190 SLG, and .428 OPS.

 

Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) has made eight relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 1.00 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, and two holds.  He's allowed six hits, one earned run, seven walks, and struck six out over nine innings.

Bill Pulsipher (Former St. Louis-Mayaguez) has made six starts posting a 1-5 record, 4.39 ERA, and 1.73 WHIP.  He's allowed 38 hits, 16 runs (13 earned), one home run, hit two batters, walked eight, and struck ten out over 26.2 innings.

Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) has made five relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 4.91 ERA, and 1.64 WHIP.  He's allowed four hits, three runs (two earned), hit two batters, walked two, and struck four out over 3.2 innings.

Ivan Maldonado (Former MiLB Tryout-Caguas) has made ten relief appearances posting an 0-0 record, 11.42 ERA, and 2.19 WHIP.  He's allowed ten hits, 11 earned runs, hit three batters, walked nine, and struck six out over 8.2 innings.

 

Notes:

 

Omir Santos (Mets-Caguas) hosted Shota Oba (Softbank-Caguas) and Sho Iwasaki (Softbank-Caguas) for their very first Thanksgiving: Primera Hora

 

Friday's Games:

Carolina (15-11) visits Caguas (15-8) @ 7:00 PM AST

Mayaguez (5-18) visits Ponce (11-11) @ 7:30 PM AST

 

 

Colombian League

 

Friday's Games:

Cartagena (10-11) visits Cali (9-14) 

Medellin (9-13) visits Barranquilla (15-6)

Bogota (9-11) visits Monteria (13-10)

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Leon beat Chinandega 5-4

La Prensa Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Chinandega (13-7) visits Granada (7-13)

Boer (11-9) visits Leon (9-11) 

 

 

Cuban League

 

Cuban defector Yasiel Balaguer held his first workout in months and felt very positive about it: El Nuevo Herald

 

 

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