Mexican Pacific League Playoffs
Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted third. 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.
Brian Barden (Former St. Louis-Mazatlan) started at second base and batted ninth. 2-for-4 with one RBI, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Dan Serafini (Former Memphis-Mochis) started and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed five hits, six earned runs, and three walks for the losing decision (0-1).(g/f:3-2)
Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth. 1-for-2 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, one sacrifice, and one strikeout.
Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (1). (g/f:2-1)
Guasave visits Mochis @ 7:30 PM MST
Venezuelan League Round Robin
Kristhiam Linares (Former Springfield-Margarita) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)
Alex Cabrera (La Guaira) has signed a two-year deal with Softbank in the NPB: Yakyubaka
Margarita (0-2) visits Aragua (0-2) @ 7:30 PM VST
Dominican League Round Robin
Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started in left field and batted second. 2-for-3 with one double, one run, and one walk.
Pedro Feliz (St. Louis Free Agent-Gigantes) started at third base and batted sixth. 0-for-4 with one RBI.
Esteban Yan (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) entered in the third and pitched three innings. He allowed four hits, two earned runs, and struck five out. (g/f:2-2)(ir-s:2-0)
Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-3 with one walk and assisted in two double plays.
Bartolo Colon (White Sox Free Agent-Escogido) started and pitched six innings. He allowed seven hits, three runs (two earned, and one home run for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:10-7)
Dominican scout Victor Baez has been arrested and charged with fraud. He represented Victor Moreno (Padres) and Hector Veloz (Orioles), who both didn't pass drug tests during the past summer. ESPN Deportes more on the charges: ESPN Deportes
Brett Harper (Athletics) and
Jeff Frazier (Nationals) have headed back to the
Azucareros has signed Jose Sanchez (Mets Free Agent-Magallanes) and Martin Maldonado (Brewers-Mayaguez) after both their teams were eliminated from winter league postseason play. Azucareros Official Site
Prospect League All-Star game will be held January 29th at the
The Giants have signed 17-year old right-handed pitcher Argenis Fernandez for $180,000: DPL Official Site
Mets signed 17-year old Colombian third baseman Pedro Perez, Rangers inked Dominicans 17-year old right-handed pitcher Jose Leclair and catcher Fernando Vivili, and the Red Sox landed 17-year old Dominican third baseman Aneury Peralta: DPL Official Site
Abraham Nunez (
Gigantes (2-6) visits Escogido (4-4) @ 7:30 PM AST
Estrellas (4-4) visits Azucareros (6-2) @ 7:30 PM AST
Puerto Rican League Round Robin
Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted sixth. 0-for-4 and allowed one stolen base.
Jeffrey Dominguez (Mariners Free Agent-Carolina) started at third base and batted seventh. 0-for-3 with one ground into double play.
Boer (20-26) visits
Chad Gabriel (Former Quad Cities-Brisbane) has played in seven games going 6-for-23 (.261) with one home run, five RBIs, nine total bases, three runs, one walk, five strikeouts, .357 OBP, .391 SLG, and .748 OPS.
Wayne Lundgren (Former Palm Beach-Sydney) has made eight appearances (seven starts) posting a 3-3 record, 6.31 ERA, and 1.60 WHIP. He's allowed 45 hits, 26 runs (25 earned), two home runs, hit four batters, walked 12, and struck 34 out over 35.2 innings.
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