Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 02/06/11

Former Cardinal Kiko Calero earns the save and ex-MiLB Robinson Cancel singles, doubles, and walks as Caguas doubles up Caribes. Former MiLB Wayne Lundgren strikes out four over five and a third for his second loss in the ABL. Ex-MiLB Carlos Gonzalez strikes out four over three innings for the loss in AWL.

2011 Caribbean Series Hosted By Mayaguez, Puerto Rico


Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) entered late in the game at catcher and batted eighth.  0-for-1 at the plate.


Obregon beat Azucareros 6-3

ESPN Deportes Post Game


Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Caguas) started at catcher and batted sixth.  2-for-4 with one double, one walk, and one strikeout.

Kiko Calero (Former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the tenth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:1-1)


Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:2-1)


Caguas beat Caribes 4-2

ESPN Deportes Post Game



Ivan Rodriguez (Nationals) talks about playing in the Caribbean Series: Licey Official Site


Dean Treanor and Azucareros have an agreement that Treanr will return to manage the team in 2011-12: Listin Diario


Giants signed 18-year old Simon Mercedes for $400,000 after his performance in the 2011 Dominican Prospect League All-Star game: DPL Official Site


Julio Franco (GCL Mets MGR-Caribes MGR) learned some managerial skills from Bobby Cox: El Universal


Sunday's Games:

Azucareros (2-2) visits Caribes (1-3) @ 3:00 PM EST

Obregon (3-1) visits Caguas (2-2) @ 7:30 PM EST



Australian Baseball League Playoffs


Wayne Lundgren (Former Palm Beach-Sydney) started and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed eight hits, three earned runs, hit one batter, and struck four out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:8-3)


Adelaide beat Sydney 4-0

ABL Official Site Post Game



Independent North American League's Arizona Winter League


Carlos Gonzalez (Former Johnson City-Sonora) started and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, four runs (one earned), one walk, and struck four out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:14-13)


Team Canada beat Sonora 4-2



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


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 This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed.

The Cardinal Nation Top Stories