Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 02/04/11

Former MiLB Renyel Pinto gives up a run over two innings and ex-MiLB Julio Manon earns his first save of the Caribbean Series as Azucareros slip past Caribes. Former MiLB Robinson Cancel collects two singles, a double, and one RBI and ex-MiLB Iker Franco reaches base three times as Caguas beat Obregon. Former MiLB Jonny Bravo is dealt in indy leagues.

Former Cardinals - 2011 Spring Training


Jonny Bravo (Former Quad Cities) was traded from Traverse City of the independent Frontier League to Chico of the independent North American League.


Justin Knoff (Former Palm Beach) was released by Worcester of the independent Can-Am League.



2011 Caribbean Series Hosted By Mayaguez, Puerto Rico


Renyel Pinto (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, two runs (one earned), one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:32-19)(g/f:0-5)


Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter, getting him to ground out for the save (1). (p-s:4-2)(g/f:1-0)


Azucareros beat Caribes 6-5

ESPN Deportes Post Game


Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Caguas) started at catcher and batted ninth. 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one fielding error.


Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted sixth.  2-for-3 with one double, one walk, and grounded into one double play.

Dan Serafini (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the fifth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:14-10)(g/f:3-1)


Caguas beat Obregon 7-3

ESPN Deportes Post Game


Friday's Games:

Obregon (1-1) visits Caribes (1-1) @ 3:00 PM EST

Azucareros (1-1) visits Caguas (1-1) @ 7:30 PM EST



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