Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/17/11

Tyler Greene doubles and hit a solo shot for Player of the Day honors and former MiLB Javier Brito collects tow hit including a double in the LVBP. Ex- MiLB Pablo Ozuna picks up two hits and drives in one run in the Dominican. Ramon Vazquez knocks in one run in Puerto Rico. Former MiLB Gustavo Martinez earns his second consecutive save in the LNBP.

Mexican Pacific League Playoffs

 

Amuary Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in right field and batted third.  0-for-4 with one strikeout.

 

Guasave beat Culiacan 2-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Venezuelan League Round Robin

 

Javier Brito (Former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted third.  2-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Dennys Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.

 

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit one batter, and struck two out. (p-s:16-12)(g/f:1-0)

 

Margarita beat Caracas 4-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Tyler Greene (St. Louis-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with one double, one home run, one RBI, two runs, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Rich Rundles (Memphis Free Agent-Aragua) entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Pedro Rodriguez (Former MiLB Signing-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, and struck two out. (g/f:1-3)

 

Aragua beat Caribes 6-1

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

Josh Kroeger (Marlins-Caracas)was named MVP for the 2010-11 season: LVBP Official Site

 

Monday's Games:

Caracas (7-5) visits Aragua (8-4) @ 7:30 PM VST

Zulia (4-8) visits Caribes (7-5) @ 7:30 PM VST

 

 

Dominican League Round Robin

 

Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one run.

 

Estrellas beat Escogido 10-1

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Gigantes beat Azucareros 8-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

The Dominican Prospect League posts a Q&A with 16-year old outfielder Ronald Guzman who plays for Los Toros del Cibao: DPL Official Site

 

Monday's Game:

Estrellas (9-8) vs. Gigantes (8-9) in a tie-breaker, since both teams had a previous game postponed, for the championship showdown against Azucareros

 

 

Puerto Rican League Round Robin

 

Ruben Gotay (Former Memphis-San Juan) started at third base and batted second.  0-for-5 and assisted in one double play.

Vladimir Nunez (Former Memphis-San Juan) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Ramon Vazquez (MiLB Signing-Caguas) started at third base and batted seventh.  1-for-3 with one two-out RBI.

Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) started and pitched two innings.  He allowed four hits, four runs (one earned), one home run, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:4-1)

Ivan Maldonado (Former MiLB Tryout-Caguas) entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (g/f:3-3)

 

San Juan beat Caguas 8-2

 

Miguel Negron (Former Memphis-Carolina) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, four earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck two out. (g/f:2-2)

 

Ponce beat Carolina 7-6 in 10 innings

 

Notes:

Ramon Vazquez (MiLB Signing-Caguas) has always had the dream of playing for the Cardinals and even goes as far to say he was opening to signing with them last winter, but ended up with the Pirates.  He is staying positive saying he has a good chance to make the roster: Primera Hora

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

Nicaraguan League Playoffs

 

Boer beat Granada 6-5 - Gustavo Martinez earned the save (2), Jose Calero (Former GCL-Granada) started and left the game with a 5-2 lead: LNBP Official Site Post Game and La Prensa Post Game

Boer sweeps Granada in the best of three series for the championship slot vs. Chinandega

 

No games scheduled for Monday

 

 

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