Tony Cruz (Palm Beach) leads the league with a .480 batting average, fourth with six doubles, first with a .517 OBP, second with a .720 SLG, and first with a 1.237 OPS.*
Jim Rapoport (Springfield) is ranked third with a .361 batting average, fifth with nine runs scored, tied-second with eight walks, tied-third with three stolen bases, and third with a .477 OBP.*
Blake King (Palm Beach) is tied-first with six games pitched and tied-sixth with one hold.*
The Honolulu Sharks (10-3-1) look to extend their five-game winning streak Tuesday at West Oahu @ 3:00pm HT.
* stats ranked in the top five only.
Ran from September 13-October 6.
Recap of the hitters with camp coordinator Mike Shildt: link
Arizona Fall League
Brett Wallace (
Peoria Saguaros came from behind, scoring nine in the 8th inning to beat Surprise 11-6: link
Post game: link
The Saguaros improve to 6-0 and have a three-game lead over the league's second-ranked teams.
Mexican Pacific League
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): No game.
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Did not pitch.
Obregon beat down Navojoa 20-1: link
Jason Motte (
In other games...Mochis no-hit Guasave: link
Begins play today!!!
Zulia opens play at Aragua @ 7:30pm.
Margarita opens play at Lara @ 7:30pm.
Caribes opens play vs.
Aragua opens play vs. Zulia @ 7:30pm.
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent) will be joining the Cardenales de Lara in November.
# tentative at this time, possibility of ending up on Parallel League rosters instead.
Venezuelan Parallel League
Begins play today, @ Bravos de Margarita.
Numerous prospects expected to play, no rosters published at this time.
Begins play this Wednesday, October 15.
Many memories, for myself and others, go with him. The summer of 1998 has to be the biggest for any Cardinals and Cubs fan, Mark McGwire and Sosa knocking the ball out of the park got me back into baseball after the strike of 1994.
He has a working contract with Gigantes del Cibao, but was not expected to play this winter.
Begins play October 24.
Players tentatively expected to
play: Davis Bilardello (
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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