Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/13/11

Chris Swauger homers and drives in three runs in Panama. In Venezuela, Jose Rada pitches 1 1/3 scoreless innings for a win and Eduardo Sanchez prepares for play. Jermaine Curtis drives in and scores one run in Mexico. Oscar Taveras singles and doubles in Arizona.

Arizona Fall League

 

Ryan Jackson (Springfield-Peoria) started at third base and batted fifth.  0-for-4 with one walk, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Oscar Taveras (Quad Cities-Peoria) started in left field and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.

 

Salt River beat Peoria 7-3

MLB Official Site Post Game

 

No Games Scheduled For Sunday

 

 

Mexican Pacific League

 

Kevin Howard (former Memphis-Mazatlan) started at third base and batted sixth.  2-for-3 with one double and one run.

 

Mazatlan beat Guasave 3-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Jermaine Curtis (Springfield-Mochis) started at second base and batted second.  0-for-2 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one sac fly, and assisted in one double play.

 

Mochis beat Hermosillo 7-3

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Iker Franco (former Springfield-Obregon) started at catcher and batted fourth.  0-for-2 with two walks and allowed two stolen bases.

Hugo Castellanos (former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the ninth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:5-3)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Mexicali beat Obregon 6-2

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Culiacan) started in left field and batted seventh.  1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

 

Navojoa beat Culiacan 3-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Hermosillo (12-16) visits Mochis (16-12) @ 3:30 PM MT

Mexicali (17-11) visits Obregon (16-12) @ 5:00 PM MST

Navojoa (12-16) visits Culiacan (17-11) @ 5:00 PM MT

Guasave (8-20) visits Mazatlan (14-14) @ 6:00 PM MT

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Stuart Pomeranz (former Springfield-La Guaira) entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and hit one batter for the hold (1). (p-s:27-13)(g/f:2-1)

 

La Guaira beat Caracas 5-4

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Rich Rundles (Memphis free agent-Aragua) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one home run.

Jose Rada (Springfield-Aragua) entered in the 11th and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:0-3)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Aragua beat Magallanes 9-8 in 12 innings

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-Lara) started in left field and batted third.  1-for-5 with one RBI and was picked off.

Vicente Campos (former MiLB signing-Lara) entered in the fourth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:2-4)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Senger Peralta (former Johnson City-Margarita) entered late in the game as designated hitter and batted fourth.  0-for-1 at the plate.

Sam Freeman (Springfield-Margarita) entered in the ninth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one unearned run, and struck two out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:3-1)

 

Lara beat Margarita 5-4 in game one of doubleheader

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-Lara) started in left field and batted leadoff.  2-for-4 with one stolen base, one strikeout, and was picked off.

Jolbert Cabrera (former Memphis-Lara) started at first base and batted eighth.  2-for-3 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.

 

Javier Brito (former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted eighth.  2-for-3 at the plate.

 

Margarita beat Lara 3-2 in game two of doubleheader

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Dmitri Young (former St. Louis-Caribes) started at first base and batted eighth.  1-for-3 and assisted in one double play.

 

Zulia beat Caribes 3-0

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Notes:

Wilson Ramos (Nationals-Aragua) discussed his kidnapping in a press conference: Lider

 

Eduardo Sanchez (St. Louis-Aragua) will begin training with Aragua without any limitations from the Cardinals organization: Aragua Official Site

 

Sunday's Games:

Aragua (15-11) visits La Guaira (14-13) @1:00 PM VST

Zulia (13-12) visits Caribes (14-11) @ 4:00 PM VST

Caracas (12-14) visits Magallanes (15-10) @ 5:30 PM VST

Lara (11-16) visits Margarita (11-18) @ 6:00 PM VST

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

Friday's Results:

 

Breyvic Valera (Johnson City-Margarita) started at second base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one run.

Frederick Parejo (former Quad Cities-Margarita) started as designated hitter and batted fifth.  0-for-2 with one run, two walks, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

 

Margarita beat Tiburones 5-4

 

Ramon Ulacio (GCL-La Guaira) entered in the ninth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

 

La Guaira beat Philadelphia 7-3

 

Sunday's Game:

La Guaira (18-2) visits Tiburones (7-12) @ 9:00 AM VST

 

 

Dominican League

 

Francisco Samuel (Springfield-Estrellas) entered in the ninth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck one out.

 

Brett Wallace (former Memphis-Escogido) started at first base and batted fifth.  0-for-2 with one strikeout and one fielding error.

Fernando Tatis (former St. Louis-Escogido) entered late in the game at third base and batted sixth.  0-for-2 with two strikeouts.

 

Estrellas beat Escogido 9-5

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Hector Luna (former St. Louis-Aguilas) started as designated hitter and batted sixth.  0-for-2 with one walk.

Luis Perdomo (former Springfield-Aguilas) entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Azucareros beat Aguilas 1-0

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Oneli Perez (former Memphis-Licey) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the hold (6).

Victor Marte (Memphis-Licey) entered in the ninth and pitched two hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck one out for the blown save (2). (g/f:1-0)

Matt Meyer (former Springfield-Licey) entered in the tenth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, and struck one out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:1-0)

 

Pedro Feliz (former St. Louis-Cibao) started at designated hitter and batted eighth.  0-for-3 with one walk.

 

Cibao beat Licey 3-2 in 11 innings

Listin Diario Post Game

 

Notes:

Wily Mo Pena (Mariners) has joined Licey: Dominican Winter League Official Site

 

Cibao hired Luke Montz (Marlins) and Yerald Sanchez (Cuba) and released David Quinowski (Giants), Ryan Streiby (Tigers), and Andy Parrino (Padres): Cibao Official Site


Sunday's Games:

Aguilas (13-9) visits Cibao (6-16) @ 5:00 PM AST

Escogido (12-10) visits Licey (13-9) @ 5:00 PM AST

Estrellas (8-13) visits Azucareros (13-8) @ 5:00 PM AST

 

 

Panama League

 

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

Chris Swauger (Springfield-Cocle) started in outfield and batted sixth.  1-for-3 with one home run, three RBIs, and one run.

 

Cocle beat Veraguas 6-5

Panama League Official Site Post Game

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Chinandega beat Granada 9-4: LNBP Official Site Post Game

Boer beat Leon 6-5: LNBP Official Site Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Boer (5-5) visits Leon (2-7)

Chinandega (6-2) visits Granada (5-4)

 

 

Australian League

 

Friday's Results:

 

Wayne Lundgren (former Palm Beach-Sydney) started and pitched 3.2 innings.  He allowed ten hits, nine runs (five earned), one home run, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:61-44)(g/f:8-2)

 

Brisbane beat Sydney 10-0 in 7 innings

 

 

Puerto Rican League

 

Robinson Cancel (former Memphis-Ponce) started at catcher and batted third.  0-for-4 with one strikeout and one passed ball.

John Rodriguez (former St. Louis-Ponce)started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

 

Kiko Calero (former St. Louis-Caguas) entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck one out. (g/f:4-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Ponce beat Caguas 3-2

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Miguel Negron (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started at left field and batted fifth.  2-for-4 with one RBI and two runs.

Ruben Gotay (former Memphis-Mayaguez) started at third base and batted seventh.  2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one run.

 

Mayaguez beat Carolina 7-6

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Sunday's Games:

Caguas (4-3) visits Carolina (3-4) @ 5:00 PM AST

Ponce (3-3) visits Mayaguez (3-3) @ 5:00 PM AST

 

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