The Cardinals Winter League Notebook: 10/13

Tyler Herron makes his Hawaii debut as three St. Louis Cardinals prospects played in winter ball action on Sunday.

Hawaii Winter League


Tony Cruz (Palm Beach): Started as catcher and batted 4th.  1-for-3 with one run, one intentional walk, and was caught stealing in one attempt.  There was one stolen base while he was behind the plate.  (Runners left in scoring position with 2-outs: 1)


Tyler Herron (Palm Beach): Entered in the 6th and pitched one inning.  Allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck out one en route to a hold.  (pitches-strikes: 28-14) (ground out-fly out: 1-1)


Blake King (Palm Beach): Entered the game following Herron and pitched one inning.  Allowed no hits or runs, walking two, and striking out one en route to a hold.  (pitches-strikes: 23-13) (ground out-fly out: 1-1)


Honolulu beat North Shore 6-3: link


Post game: link


The Sharks are now 10-3-1 and riding a five-game winning streak.


HWL takes Monday off.  Honolulu at West Oahu on Tuesday @ 3:00pm HT.


Check out the third report from "highrent" as he scouts Jim Rapoport (Springfield): link


Instructional League

Ran from September 13-October 6.


Recap of the hitters with camp coordinator Mike Shildt: link


Arizona Fall League

The league had a scheduled day off Sunday.


Surprise visits the Peoria Saguaros Monday @ 12:35pm MST.


Players participating: Tyler Greene (Memphis), Steven Hill (Palm Beach-taxi squad), Brad Furinsh (Springfield), Shane Robinson (Memphis), Brett Wallace (Springfield), Tyler Norrick (Palm Beach), Adam Ottavino (Springfield), and Justin Fiske (Springfield).


Mexican Pacific League

Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Did not play.

Culiacan beat Mazatlan 6-2: link


Culiacan has no game Monday. They welcome Navojoa on Tuesday @ 7:30pm MDT.


Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Obregon @ Navojoa postponed due to rain.


Obregon has no game Monday. They welcome Mazatlan on Tuesday @ 7:30pm MDT.


Jason Motte (St. Louis): Tentatively scheduled to play for Hermosillo.


Venezuelan League

Begins tomorrow, 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 (Mmephis), Geney Rios (VSL), Carlos Oraa (VSL), and Reynier Gonzalez (Johnson City).


Venezuelan Parallel League

Cardinals open play tomorrow, October 14 @ Bravos de Margarita.


Numerous prospects expected to play.


Dominican League

Begins play this Wednesday, October 15.


Players tentatively expected to play: Kelvin Jimenez (St. Louis), Amaury Marti (Memphis), Luis Perdomo (Springfield), and D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent).


Colombian League

Begins play October 24.


Players tentatively expected to play: Davis Bilardello (Palm Beach), Nick Derba (Palm Beach), Casey Mulligan (Palm Beach), Pete Parise (Palm Beach), Carlos Pupo (Quad Cities), and Casey Rowlett (Springfield).


Puerto Rican League

Begins play November 6.


Players tentatively expected to play: Yadier Molina (St. Louis-injury may prelude) and Juan Gonzalez (Memphis-free agent).



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