Cardinals Winter Ball Stat Lines – 01/17

Looking at the numbers put up by St. Louis Cardinals prospects in winter ball playoffs on Thursday, January 17.

Mexican Pacific League


Mochis was forced to forfeit game 4 (link), but beat Mazatlan 11-3 in game 5.  Mazatlan (Fernando Salas) lead the series 3-2.


Hugo Castellanos (Memphis) pitched 1 inning of relief, giving up no hits or runs, 1 walk, and striking out 1. (ground out-fly out: 1-0) (inherited runners-scored: 1-0)


Obregon lost 3-2:  link

Culiacan leads the series over Obregon 3-2.



Venezuelan League


Jose Martinez (Springfield) 0-for-1 with 1 run and 1 walk.


Aragua beat Margarita 9-0:  link


Rico Washington (Springfield) 0-for-5 with 2 strike outs.


Jose Garcia (Springfield-release) pitched 3 innings of relief, giving up 2 hits, no runs, 1 wild pitch, and striking out 1, en route to his 1st win in the Venezuelan League playoffs. (g/o-f/o: 5-3) (inherited runners-scored: 3-1)


Cesar Izturis (St. Louis) 0-for-4 with 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 walk, and 1 strike out.


Caribes beat Lara 7-5:  link


VWL Playoff Standings:

1. (tie) Lara 9-4 (Cesar Izturis)

1. (tie) Aragua 9-4 (Jose Martinez)

3. La Guaira 5-7

4. Caribes 5-8 (Rico Washington and Jose Garcia)

5. Margarita 4-9



Dominican League


Aguilas (Jose Arredondo) beat Licey (D'Angelo Jimenez) 7-3 in the 1st game of the Dominican Winter League Championship series.  Aguilas lead the series 1-0.  Neither Arredondo nor Jimenez played.


Estrellas (Kelvin Jimenez) and Gigantes (Juan Richardson) have been eliminated.



Colombian League


Next game is today (1/18). Caimanes (Donovan Solano) lead the championship series 2-0.



Nicaraguan League


Amaury Marti (Springfield)

Game 1 (1/15):  1-for-3 with 1 walk

Game 2 (1/16):  1-for-3 with 1 double, 1 RBI, and 1 HBP.


Next game is today (1/18), with the LNBP championship series tied up at 1-1.



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