Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 10/17/11

Sam Freeman holds three runners on in the tenth to earn the save while Richard Castillo holds two on for the hold in Venezuela. Ronnierd Garcia singles and doubles and Roberto Espinoza drives in a run in the Parallel League. Matt Carpenter collects a hit and scores a run in the Dominican.

Games played Sunday, October 16.

 

World Cup/Pan Am

 

Team USA looks toward the Pan Am games which begin on October 18th and open against the Dominican Republic at 3:00 PM ET: USA Baseball Official Site

 

 

Arizona Fall League

 

Ryan Jackson (Springfield-Peoria) has played in six games going 9-for-22 (.409) with two doubles, four RBIs, 11 total bases, two runs, two walks, five strikeouts, .458 OBP, .500 SLG, and .958 OPS.

Oscar Taveras (Quad Cities-Peoria) has played in six games going 6-for-25 (.240) with two doubles, two RBIs, eight total bases, one run, six strikeouts, .240 OBP, .320 SLG, and .560 OPS.

Matt Adams (Springfield-Peoria) has played in eight games going 8-for-35 (.229) with three doubles, one home run, five RBIs, 14 total bases, nine runs, two walks, nine strikeouts, one stolen base, .270 OBP, .400 SLG, and .670 OPS.

 

Tyler Lyons (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made two starts posting a 0-1 record, 2.57 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP.  He's allowed five hits, two earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck eight out over seven innings.

Keith Butler (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made four relief appearances posting a 1-1 record, 9.82 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, and one hold.  He's allowed one hit, four earned runs, five walks, and struck three out over 3.2 innings.

David Kopp (Memphis-Peoria) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 9.00 ERA, and 2.33 WHIP.  He's allowed five hits, four runs (three earned), and two walks over three innings.

Justin Wright (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 7.71 ERA, and 3.43 WHIP.  He's allowed five hits, two earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck one out over 2.1 innings.

 

Former Cardinal:

Alex Castellanos (former Springfield-Dodgers-Salt River) has played in eight games going 11-for-29 (.379) with two doubles, one triple, three home runs, seven RBIs, 24 total bases, 13 runs, five walks, five strikeouts, four stolen bases, two caught stealing, .471 OBP, .828 SLG, and 1.298 OPS.

 

Monday's Games:

Phoenix (3-8) visits Scottsdale (3-7) @ 12:35 PM MST

Salt River (9-2) visits Mesa (3-8) @ 12:35 PM MST

Peoria (6-5) visits Surprise (8-2) @ 6:35 PM MST – Lyons is scheduled starter

 

 

Mexican Pacific League

 

Juan Acevedo (former St. Louis-Guasave) started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed eight hits, three earned runs, two home runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out. (p-s:51-38)(g/f:8-0)

 

Mazatlan beat Guasave 7-5

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Jermaine Curtis (Springfield-Mochis) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  0-for-4 with one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

 

Mochis beat Hermosillo 14-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

No Games Scheduled For Monday

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Javier Brito (former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 at the plate.

Mike Parisi (former St. Louis-Margarita) started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck four out.

Sam Freeman (Springfield-Margarita) entered in the tenth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs for the save (1). (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Les Walrond (former Memphis-La Guaira) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out. (g/f:9-2)

 

Margarita beat La Guaira 3-2 in 10 innings

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Richard Castillo (Palm Beach-Lara) entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (1). (ir-s:2-0)

 

Lara beat Zulia 1-0

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout, was picked off, and assisted in one double play.

 

Magallanes beat Aragua 7-6

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

No Games Scheduled For Monday

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Ted Obregon (Palm Beach-Caribes) started at second base and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one walk and one stolen base.

Ronnierd Garcia (DSL-Caribes) started in left field and batted third.  2-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.

Roberto Espinoza (Quad Cities-Caribes) started at catcher and batted eighth.  1-for-4 with one RBI.

Cesar Valera (Batavia-Caribes) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  1-for-2 with one strikeout.

 

Caribes beat Navegantes 3-2

 

 

Dominican League

 

Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Aguilas) started at third base and batted third.  1-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

 

Mark Hamilton (Memphis-Cibao) started at first base and batted fourth.  0-for-4 with one hit by pitch and two strikeouts.

D'Angelo Jimenez (former Memphis-Cibao) entered late in the game as pinch hitter for catcher and batted eighth.  1-for-1 at the plate.

 

Aguilas beat Cibao 3-2

 

Brett Wallace (former Memphis-Escogido) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  1-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.

Fernando Tatis (former St. Louis-Escogido) entered late in the game as pinch hitter for designated hitter and batted fourth.  0-for-1 at the plate.

 

Matt Carpenter (Memphis-Licey) started at first base and batted seventh.  1-for-2 with one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.

 

Licey beat Escogido 4-2

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

Escogido GM Moises Alou would like to players suspended by MLB for failed drug tests to be allowed to play in the Dominican League: Listin Diario

 

Dominican Prospect League released a video of their top shortstops: DPL Official Site

 

Aguilas manager Tony Pena (former St. Louis) was unharmed in a vehicle accident on Sunday: Aguilas official Site


Escogido marks its 90th year in professional play: Escogido Official Site

 

Monday's Game:

Azucareros (1-1) visits Estrellas (0-2) @ 8:00 PM AST

 

 

Opening Days

Colombian League - TBA

Nicaraguan League – October 28th

Australian League – November 3rd

Puerto Rico League - November 4th

 

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