Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/04/11

Jem Argenal drives in winning run in Nicaragua. Romulo Ruiz collects three hits and knocks in one run in the Venezuelan Parallel League. Jermaine Curtis doubles and drives in two runs in Mexico. Oscar Taveras clubs first homer in Arizona. Rich Rundles and Sam Freeman each pick a hold in Venezuela. Donovan Solano arrives in Colombia.

Arizona Fall League

 

Matt Adams (Springfield-Peoria) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one run and assisted in one double play.

Oscar Taveras (Quad Cities-Peoria) started in left field and batted ninth.  1-for-4 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, and one throwing error.

 

Salt River beat Peoria 13-4

MLB Official Site Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Peoria (12-14) visits Surprise (19-7) @ 12:35 PM MST

Salt River (17-10) visits Mesa (13-14) @ 12:35 PM MST

Scottsdale (9-16) visits Phoenix (9-18) @ 6:35 PM MST

 

 

Mexican Pacific League

 

Kevin Howard (former Memphis-Mazatlan) started at third base and batted fifth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

 

Culiacan beat Mazatlan 4-0

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Jermaine Curtis (Springfield-Mochis) started at second base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one run, one walk, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.

Dan Serafini (former Memphis-Mochis) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed five hits, no runs, one walk, and struck four out for the winning decision (1-1). (p-s:66-47)(g/f:7-2)

 

Mochis beat Mexicali 4-0

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Iker Franco (former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted fourth.  1-for-2 with one walk.

 

Hermosillo beat Obregon 9-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Culiacan (13-7) visits Mochis (10-10) @ 7:30 PM MT

Guasave (8-12) visits Obregon (10-10) @ 7:30 PM MST

Hermosillo (8-12) visits Mexicali (12-8) @ 7:30 PM PT

Navojoa (10-10) visits Mazatlan (9-11) @ 7:30 PM MT

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis-Lara) started in left field and batted sixth.  2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Cesar Izturis (former St. Louis-Lara) started at shortstop and batted ninth.  0-for-4 at the plate, one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

 

Lara beat La Guaira 4-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) entered late in the game at shortstop.

Rich Rundles (Memphis-Aragua) entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (2).  (p-s:3-3)

 

Aragua beat Caracas 1-0

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Javier Brito (former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted fourth.  0-for-4 with one walk, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Senger Peralta (former Johnson City-Margarita) entered late in the game in right field.  Had one outfield assist and assisted in one double play.

Kristhiam Linares (former Springfield-Margarita) entered in the sixth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (1). (g/f:1-0)

Sam Freeman (Springfield-Margarita) entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (2).

 

Margarita beat Magallanes 7-5

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

The Blue Jays signed 16-year old Venezuelan right-hander Jesus Tinoco and the 16-year old Venezuelan right-hander Soid Marquez: Baseball America

 

Margarita sent Rob Delaney (Rays) home due to a back injury: Lider

 

Friday's Games:

Margarita (7-13) visits Aragua (10-9) @ 7:30 PM VST

Caribes (11-7) visits Lara (7-12) @ TBA

Magallanes (12-6) visits Caracas (10-9) @ 7:30 PM VST

La Guaira (11-8) visits Zulia (7-11) @ 7:30 PM VST

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Wednesday's Results:

 

Romulo Ruiz (Batavia-Zulia) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with two runs and one walk.

 

Breyvic Valera (Johnson City-Margarita) started as designated hitter and batted second.  2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs, one walk, and one stolen base.

Frederick Parejo (former Quad Cities-Margarita) started in centerfield and batted sixth.  0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.

Ismael Brito (DSL-Margarita) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:1-2)

 

Zulia beat Margarita 8-5

 

Thursday's Results:

 

Jose Martinez (former Springfield-Aragua) started as designated hitter and batted third.  3-for-5 with one double and two runs.

Domnit Bolivar (Palm Beach-Aragua) started at first base and moved to second, batting sixth.  1-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Hector Garcia (Johnson City-Aragua) entered late in the game at first base and batted ninth.  0-for-2 with one strikeout.

 

Aragua beat Lara 8-3

 

Kender Villegas (DSL-La Guaira) entered in the fifth and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, two runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:5-5)(ir-s:1-1)

 

La Guaira beat Detroit 5-4

 

Breyvic Valera (Johnson City-Margarita) started as designated hitter and batted second.  1-for-4 with one RBI.

Frederick Parejo (former Quad Cities-Margarita) started in centerfield and batted sixth.  2-for-5 with two home runs, two RBIs, two runs, and one stolen base.

 

Tampa Bay beat Margarita 12-6

 

Leobaldo Pina (DSL-Caracas) started at shortstop and moved to second, batting ninth.  1-for-3 with one strikeout.

 

Romulo Ruiz (Batavia-Zulia) started as designated hitter and batted third.  3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one run.

 

Zulia beat Caracas 3-2

 

Ted Obregon (Palm Beach-Caribes) started in left field and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one RBI, two strikeouts, and one caught stealing.

Ronnierd Garcia (DSL-Caribes) started at first base and batted sixth.  1-for-5 with one strikeout and one error.

Kevin Moscatel (Batavia-Caribes) started at catcher and batted eighth.  0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Roberto Espinoza (Quad Cities-Caribes) entered late in the game at catcher and batted eighth.  1-for-1 with one RBI.

 

Philadelphia beat Caribes 13-5

 

Friday's Games:

Tiburones (7-7) visits Caribes (9-6) @ 11:00 AM VST

Magallanes (11-4) visits Lara (10-5) @ 11:00 AM VST

Aragua (10-5) visits Zulia (6-9) @ 11:00 AM VST

Boston (9-4) visits Detroit (2-11) @ 10:00 AM VST

Caracas (6-8) visits Margarita (4-9) @ 11:00 AM VST

Tampa Bay (2-12) visits La Guaira (15-0) @ 10:00 AM VST

Philadelphia (6-8) visits Navegantes (4-11) @ 11:00 AM VST

 

 

Dominican League

 

No Games Scheduled For Thursday

 

Notes:

Jake Fox (Orioles) and Jeff Frazier (Nationals) will join Estrellas: Dominican League Official Site

 

Julio Lugo (former St. Louis) will join Escogido: Escogido Official Site

 

Bartolo Colon (Yankees) could join Aguilas during the month of November: Cibao official Site

 

Matt Meyer (former Springfield) was named Licey October Pitcher of the Month: Licey Official Site

 

Friday's Games:

Escogido (9-6) visits Cibao (3-11) @ 7:30 PM AST

Azucareros (10-4) visits Licey (9-6) @ 7:30 PM AST

Aguilas (9-6) visits Estrellas (4-11) @ 8:00 PM AST

 

 

Panama League

 

Javier Colina (former Memphis-Cocle) started at first base and batted third.  2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.

Chris Swauger (Springfield-Cocle) started in outfield and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one run.

Marlon Sucre (former DSL-Cocle) entered late in game in outfield and batted fourth.  0-for-1 at the plate.

 

Cocle beat Veraguas 8-2

Panama League Official Site Post Game

 

Rainel Rosario (Palm Beach-Panama) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  0-for-3 at the plate.

 

Azuero beat Panama 5-4

 

Notes:

Panama released Juan Mosquera (former GCL).

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Granada beat Boer 15-8 – Jose Calero (former GCL-Granada) struggled and was hit hard: La Prensa Post Game

Chinandega beat Leon 5-3: Jem Argenal (GCL) drove in one run in the 8th to put Chinandega up: LNBP Official Site Post Game 

 

Notes:

Shawn Bowman (Braves) has signed on to play for Chinandega after playing for Canada in the Pan American Games: La Prensa

 

Friday's Games:

Boer (2-2) visits Granada (2-1)

Chinandega (2-0) visits Leon (0-3)

 

 

Puerto Rican League (Opening Day)

 

Friday's Games:

Carolina visits Caguas @ 6:15 PM AST

Ponce visits Mayaguez @ 6:30 PM AST

 

 

Colombian League (November 18th)

 

The Bogota and Medellin franchises were put on hold for the upcoming season leaving the original (Barranquilla, Cartagena, Monteria, and Sincelejo) organizations to play.

 

Donovan Solano (Memphis) is in Barranquilla camp.

 

 

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