Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 12/12/10

Jose Martinez connects for four hits including a home run, and drove in two runs for Player of the Day honors. Romulo Ruiz comes through with two singles, a double, and one RBI and Breyvic Valera drives in one run in the Venezuelan Parallel League. Eduardo Sanchez pitches one scoreless inning in the LVBP.

Mexican Pacific League

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted fourth.  1-for-5 with one run and three strikeouts.

Julian Tavarez (Former St. Louis-Culiacan) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and three runs (one earned). 

 

Guasave beat Culiacan 7-5

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Emil Brown (Former Memphis-Obregon) started in right field and batted fourth.  1-for-3 with one walk.

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and moved to first base, batting seventh.  3-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and threw out one of two runners.

 

Mochis beat Obregon 5-2

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Guasave (27-25) visits Culiacan (28-24) @ 5:00 PM MT

Hermosillo (31-21) visits Navojoa (17-35) @ 5:00 PM MST

Mochis (28-24) visits Obregon (27-25) @ 5:00 PM MST

Mexicali (23-29) visits Mazatlan (27-25) @ 6:00 PM MT

 

Notes:

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) and Culiacan teammates took part in a fan autograph session: Culiacan Official Site

 

 

Venezuelan League 

 

Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) entered in the seventh at shortstop.

Rich Rundles (Memphis Free Agent-Aragua) entered in the fifth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (ir-s:1-0)

Eduardo Sanchez (Memphis-Aragua) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:3-0)

 

Aragua beat Zulia 9-2 in game two of doubleheader

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Brian Barton (Former St. Louis-Caracas) started in right field and batted seventh. 1-for-2 with two walks.

 

La Guaira beat Caracas 4-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Lara) started in left field and moved to center, batting third.  0-for-3 at the plate.

 

Caribes beat Lara 2-1 in game one of doubleheader

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Lara) started in left field and moved to center, batting third.  1-for-3 with one run and one strikeout.

 

Lara beat Caribes 6-5 in game two of doubleheader

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Dennys Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) entered in the tenth at first base and batted seventh.  One walk in only plate appearances.

Stuart Pomeranz (Former Springfield-Margarita) entered in the tenth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck three out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Magallanes beat Margarita 4-3 in 12 innings

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

Caribes placed Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis) on the inactive list: Caribes Twitter

 

Sunday's Games:

Lara visits Caribes for a doubleheader beginning @ 4:00 PM VST

Zulia visits Caracas @ 4:00 PM VST

La Guaira visits Aragua @ 5:30 PM VST

Magallanes visits Margarita @ 6:00 PM VST

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Breyvic Valera (VSL-Margarita) entered late in the game as designated hitter and batted second.  1-for-2 with one RBI.

Ismael Brito (VSL-Margarita) entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck three out. (g/f:3-0)

 

Margarita beat Pittsburgh 10-4

 

Eduardo Lopez (Former MiLB Tryout-Zulia) entered late in the game in right field and batted leadoff.  0-for-2 at the plate.

Romulo Ruiz (Johnson City-Zulia) started at first base and batted fourth.  3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one run.

 

Zulia beat Navegantes 11-1

 

Johnny Celis (Former MiLB Tryout-Tiburones) started at first base and batted fifth. 1-for-2 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, and one walk.

 

Tiburones beat Lara 5-1

 

Jose Martinez (Springfield-Aragua) started at second base and batted third.  4-for-5 with one home run, two RBIs, and one run.

Hector Garcia (GCL-Aragua) started at third base and moved to first, batting fourth.  0-for-5 at the plate.

Domnit Bolivar (Palm Beach-Aragua) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 2-for-5 at the plate.

Frederick Parejo (Quad Cities-Aragua) started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-1 with two hit by pitches.

Kleininger Teran (Johnson City-Aragua) started at catcher and batted eighth.  2-for-5 with one run and one error.

Wilfred Vivas (GCL-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  0-for-2 with one run, one walk, and one sacrifice.

 

Aragua beat Pittsburgh 6-2

 

No game scheduled for Sunday

 

 

Dominican & Puerto Rican Leagues

 

Sunday's All-Star Game: Dominican visits Puerto Rico @ 6:00 PM AST

 

Notes:

Fausto Carmona (Indians) will join Aguilas to help advance the team in the playoffs: Aguilas Official Site

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Leon beat Boer 4-0: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Granada beat Chinandega 6-5: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Granada (17-16) visits Chinandega (19-14)

Boer (16-17) visits Leon (14-19)

 

 

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