Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/10/11

Raul Valdes strikes out six over six scoreless innings for his third win in the Dominican League Round Robin and earns Player of the Day honors. Former MiLB Renyel Pinto K's two in one inning for a hold and ex-MiLB Javier Brito collects two hits and one RBI all in the LVBP. Former MiLB Robinson Cancel connects for four hits in Puerto Rico. Ex-MiLB Chad Gabriel drives in one run in the ABL.

Mexican Pacific League Playoffs

 

No games

 

 

Venezuelan League Round Robin

 

Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the hold (3). (p-s:13-8)(g/f:0-1)

 

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:11-7)(g/f:1-2)

 

Caribes beat Caracas 5-4

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Zulia) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-4 with one ground into double play.

 

Javier Brito (Former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted sixth.  2-for-4 with one RBI and assisted in one double play.

 

Margarita beat Zulia 4-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Monday's Games:

Zulia (2-5) visits Caracas (4-2) @ 7:30 PM VST

Aragua (3-3) visits Margarita (2-4) @ 7:30 PM VST

 

 

Dominican League Round Robin

 

Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started at first base and batted seventh.  0-for-3 with one walk.

Bartolo Colon (White Sox Free Agent-Escogido) started and pitched five innings. He allowed eight hits, four earned runs, one walk, and struck seven out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:6-0)

 

Estrellas beat Escogido 9-3

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Raul Valdes (MiLB Signing-Azucareros) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, no runs, one walk, and struck six out for the winning decision (3-0). (g/f:1-8)

 

Esteban Yan (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) entered in the third and pitched 3.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:4-5)(ir-s:2-2)

Randy Keisler (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-0)

Luis Perdomo (Former Springfield-Gigantes) entered in the seventh and pitched to four batters.  He allowed three hits and one earned run. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Azucareros beat Gigantes 8-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

Buck Coats (Nationals) has signed on to play for Estrellas after Hermosillo was eliminated from the LMP playoffs: Estrellas Official Site

 

Monday's Games:

Estrellas (6-6) visits Gigantes (5-7) @ 5:05 PM AST

Azucareros (8-4) visits Escogido (5-7) @ 5:05 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League Round Robin

 

Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1)

 

Ruben Gotay (Former Memphis-San Juan) started at first base and batted fifth.  0-for-2 with one run, two walks, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

 

Cagaus beat San Juan 4-3

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted seventh. 4-for-5 with one run and picked off one runner.

 

Jeffrey Dominguez (Mariners Free Agent-Carolina) started at third base and batted sixth.  1-for-4 and assisted in two double plays.

 

Ponce beat Carolina 7-1

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Boer beat Granada 7-3: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Leon beat Chinandega 3-2: Ricky Martinez (GCL-Chinandega) had trouble catching a fly ball and that same batter was the deciding run in the game: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Chinese Professional Baseball League

 

La New bears changed their name to the Lamingo Monkeys: Taipei Times

 

 

Australian League

 

Chad Gabriel (Former Quad Cities-Brisbane) started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-5 with one RBI and one strikeout.

 

Brisbane beat Canberra 8-4 in 10 innings

ABL Official Site Post Game

 

 

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