Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/25/11

Tyler Greene collects two hits in LVBP championship loss. Former Cardinals affiliated pitchers get hit hard during Monday's games. Ex-MiLB Julio Manon discusses his success in the Dominican. Final ABL stats included.

Mexican Pacific League Championship


Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth.  0-for-3 and allowed one stolen base.

Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the seventh and pitched to seven batters.  He allowed three hits, five earned runs, one home run, and two walks. (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-1)


Guasave beat Obregon 12-3

LMP Official Site Post Game


Tuesday's Game:

Obregon (2-1) visits Guasave (1-2) @ 7:30 PM MT



Venezuelan League Championship


Tyler Greene (St. Louis-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  2-for-4 with one strikeout and one caught stealing/pickoff.

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Aragua) entered in the sixth and pitched to five batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck two out. (g/f:0-2)1-0)


Pedro Rodriguez (Former MiLB Signing-Caribes) entered in the third and pitched to five batters.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and one walk. (ir-s:2-2)

Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one home run.


Caribes beat Aragua 8-7

LVBP Official Site Post Game


No game scheduled for Tuesday



Dominican League Championship


Azucareros swept Estrellas in four games



Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) talks about his success in the Dominican during the playoffs: Azucareros Official Site


The Dominican Prospect League announced the 2011 All-Star rosters: DPL Official Site



Puerto Rican League Championship


No game scheduled for Monday


Tuesday's Game:

Ponce (2-2) visits Caguas (2-2) @ 7:15 PM AST

Game notes for Monday, which will feature Bartolo Colon (White Sox Free Agent) on the hill for Caguas: Primera Hora



Nicaraguan League Championship


Boer (1-1) visits Chinandega (1-1)



Japan League


Taiwanese left-handed pitcher Chen Wei-Yin re-signed with the Chunichi Dragons with a clause in his contract that says he will allowed to test the MLB market: Japan Ball



Chinese/Taiwan League


One blogger wrote about his displeasure with foreign scouts who come to watch the high school prospects play:  Yahoo



Australian League Playoffs


Regular Season Final Stats:


Chad Gabriel (Former Quad Cities-Brisbane) played in 16 games going 15-for-58 (.259) with two doubles, two home runs, 13 RBIs, 23 total bases, eight runs, two walks, 11 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .313 OBP, .397 SLG, and .710 OPS.


Wayne Lundgren (Former Palm Beach-Sydney) made 11 appearances (ten starts) posting a 4-4 record and 5.30 ERA.  He allowed 60 hits, 33 runs (31 earned), two home runs, 17 walks, and struck 45 out over 52.2 innings.


Final Standings:

1. Sydney 24-15

2. Perth 24-16

3. Adelaide 23-17

4. Melbourne 18-21

5. Brisbane 14-22 - eliminated

6. Canberra 12-24 - eliminated



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