Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/16/11

Tyler Greene doubles, triples, and drives in two runs for Player of the Day honors; Rich Rundles pitches one scoreless frame; former MiLB Dennys Abreu singles, homers, and knocks in four runs; and ex-Cardinal Timo Perez doubles and scores two runs in the LVBP. Ramon Vazquez picks up one hit in Puerto Rico. Former MiLB Gustavo Martinez notches the save in LNBP.

Mexican Pacific League Playoffs

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted third.  0-for-5 with three strikeouts.

 

Guasave beat Culiacan 5-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth.  0-for-3 with one walk.

Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit and one earned run. (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Obregon beat Mochis 6-5

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Game:

Culiacan (2-2) visits Guasave (2-2) @ 6:00 PM MT

Obregon swept Mochis 4-0

 

 

Venezuelan League Round Robin

 

Dennys Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started in left field and batted sixth.  2-for-5 with one home run, four RBIs, and one run.

 

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Zulia) started in left field and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with one double, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

 

Margarita beat Zulia 9-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Tyler Greene (St. Louis-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  2-for-4 with one double, one triple, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Rich Rundles (Memphis Free Agent-Aragua) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:2-0)

 

Aragua beat Caracas 10-1

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

Jose Pirela (Yankees-Zulia) was selected as Rookie of the Year: LVBP Official Site

 

Sunday's Games:

Margarita (3-8) visits Caracas (7-4) @ 3:00 PM VST

Aragua (7-4) visits Caribes (7-4) @ 7:00 PM VST

 

 

Dominican League Round Robin

 

Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started at first base and batted sixth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in three double plays.

 

Pedro Feliz (St. Louis Free Agent-Gigantes) entered late in the game at first base and batted third.  0-for-1 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.

Esteban Yan (Former St. Louis-Gigantes) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (g/f:2-1)

 

Gigantes beat Escogido 7-1

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) entered in the ninth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:1-1)

 

Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started in left field and batted second.  0-for-5 at the plate.

 

Azucareros beat Estrellas 8-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

Pedro Martinez (Phillies Free Agent-Licey) will open his own youth baseball academy: Listin Diario

 

Sunday's Games:

Estrellas (8-8) visits Escogido (6-11) @ 7:35 PM AST

Azucareros (12-5) visits Gigantes (7-9) @ 7:35 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League Round Robin

 

Ramon Vazquez (MiLB Signing-Caguas) started at third base and batted seventh.  1-for-4 with one strikeout and one caught stealing.

 

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted seventh.  1-for-3 with one intentional walk and one strikeout and threw out one runner.

 

Ponce beat Caguas 2-1

 

Ruben Gotay (Former Memphis-San Juan) started at third base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one run, two walks, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

 

Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted fifth.  1-for-1 with one RBI.

 

Carolina beat San Juan 5-4

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Notes:

Lorenzo Barcelo (Puebla-Aguilas/Hermosillo) and Willis Otanez (Puebla-Escogido) have signed on to play for San Juan: Primera Hora

 

During the regular season Ramon Vazquez played in 34 games going 25-for-110 (.227) with two doubles, 12 RBIs, 27 total bases, 15 runs, 22 walks, one stolen base, 21 strikeouts, .363 OBP, .245 SLG, and .608 OPS.

 

Sunday's Games:

San Juan (5-6) visits Caguas (6-5) @ 4:00 PM AST

Carolina (3-8) visits Ponce (8-3) @ 4:15 PM AST

 

 

Nicaraguan League Playoffs

 

Boer beat Granada 2-0 - Gustavo Martinez (Former GCL-Boer) earned the save: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Game:

Boer (1-0) visits Granada (0-1)

 

 

Australian League

 

Wayne Lundgren (Former Palm Beach-Sydney) started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, three walks, hit one batter, and struck two out for the winning decision (4-4). (g/f:8-5)

 

Sydney beat Adelaide 6-2

 

 

Find Josh Jones blogging at Cardinals Best News Links or visit his Twitter account for occasional commentary.

 

© 2011 The Cardinal Nation, thecardinalnation.com and stlcardinals.scout.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed.


The Cardinal Nation Top Stories