Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/22/11

Tyler Greene and Jose Garcia play, former MiLB Orber Moreno strikes out two for the hold in the LVBP. Ex-MiLB Iker Franco doubles and drives in two runs in the LMP. Former signing Alberto Castillo strikes out five over six innings for the loss and ex-MiLB Julio Manon earns the save in the Dominican.

Mexican Pacific League Championship

 

Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth.  2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one run, and one walk.

 

Obregon beat Guasave 8-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Saturday's Games:

Guasave (0-2) visits Obregon (2-0) @ 6:00 PM MST

 

 

Venezuelan League Round Robin

 

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and strucj two out for the hold (3). (p-s:13-10)(g/f:1-0)

 

Javier Brito (Former Memphis-Margarita) started at at first base and batted fourth. 1-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.

Dennys Abreu (Former Tennesee-Margarita) started at third base and batted eighth.  1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Kristhiam Linares (Former Springfield-Margarita) entered in the ninth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:6-4)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Caracas beat Margarita 8-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Tyler Greene (St. Louis-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted eighth.  0-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) entered late as a pinch runner.

 

Caribes beat Aragua 6-5

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

 

Dominican League Championship

 

Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Estrellas) started in left field and batted seventh.  0-for-3 at the plate.

Alberto Castillo (Former MiLB Signing-Estrellas) started and pitched six innings. He allowed four hits, one earned run, five walks (one intentional), and struck five out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:9-4)

 

Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, and struck one out  for the save (4). (g/f:0-2)

 

Azucareros beat Estrellas 2-1

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

The Dominican Prospect League posted a Q&A session with outfielder Elier Hernandez of Los Tainos del Norte: DPL Official Site

 

Saturday's Games:

Azucareros (2-0) visits Estrellas (0-2) @ 8:00 PM AST

 

 

Puerto Rican League Championship

 

Danilo Sanchez (Former Springfield-Caguas) entered late in the game at catcher.

 

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted third.  1-for-3 with one walk and grounded into one double play.

 

Ponce beat Caguas 1-0

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Notes:

Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis) was selected by Petateros de Sabana Grande in the Puerto Rican Double-A League former MLB players draft: Primera Hora

 

Saturday's Game:

Ponce (1-1) visits Caguas (1-1) @ 7:15 PM AST

 

 

Nicaraguan League Championship

 

Saturday's Game:

Boer visits Chinandega

 

 

Australian League

 

Chad Gabriel (Former Quad Cities-Brisbane) started in left field and batted fifth.  0-for-2 at the plate.

 

Adelaide beat Brisbane 12-0

 

 

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