Jim Rapoport (
Blake King (
The Sharks improve to 9-3-1 and have the best record in HWL play.
Also participating: Tyler Herron (
Ran from September 13-October 6
Recap: Intro with camp coordinator Mike Shildt: link
The AFL will hold its 2nd annual Pat Tillman Foundation Benefit Saturday November 1. For more information: link
Tyler Greene (
Steven Hill (Palm Beach-taxi squad): Started as DH and batted 8th. 1-for-3 with 1 RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Brad Furnish (
Peoria Saguaros came from behind in the late innings to beat Peoria Javelinas 5-2: link
Post game: link
The Saguaros are 5-0 and have a two game lead over the second place team in the league.
The entire AFL takes the day off on Sunday, Surprise visits the Peoria Saguaros Monday @ 12:35pm MST.
Mexican Pacific League
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Did not play.
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent)
Next up: Obregon at Navajoa, Sunday @ 5:00pm MDT
Jason Motte (
Opened play October 10.
Former Memphis Redbirds 2003 Rule 5 draftee Rayner Laya is playing for Toros de Soledad. He was released by the St. Louis Cardinals' organization before 2007 spring camps.
Begins play October 14.
Players tentatively expected to play: David Freese (Memphis), Rico Washington (Memphis-free agent), Ron Flores (Memphis-free agent), Jose Martinez (Springfield), Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent), Mark Worrell (Memphis), Geney Rios (VSL), Carlos Oraa (VSL), and Reynier Gonzalez (Johnson City).
Venezuelan Parallel League
Cardinals open play October 14 at Bravos de Margarita.
Numerous Cardinals' prospects expected to play.
Begins play October 15.
The Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League decided to join the Dominican League during their preseason exhibition period.
Ex-Cardinal and current New York Mets' outfielder Fernando Tatis may play for Estrellas Orientales if his injury, sustained at the end of the 2008 season, heals well enough.
Begins play Ocotber 24.
Players tentatively expected to
play: Davis Bilardello (
Puerto Rican League
Begins play November 6.
Practices will begin October 27, only a week before opening play, due to the financial troubles surrounding the league: link
Players tentatively expected to play: Yadier Molina (St. Louis-injury may prelude) and Juan Gonzalez (Memphis-free agent).
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