Jim Rapoport (
Tyler Herron (
Blake King (
Post game: link
The Sharks fall to 11-5-1 and have a three-game lead over the second-best team in the league.
Also participating: Tony Cruz (
Ran from September 13-October 6.
Part one of Brian Walton's interview with Cardinals' Director of International Operations, Moises Rodriguez: link
Tyler Greene (
Brett Wallace (
Brad Furnish (
Both Wallace's and Robinson's home runs came in the second inning.
Peoria Saguaros gave up eight runs
and the game in the 9th inning for an 18-10 loss to
Post game: link
The Saguaros fall to 8-2 but have a three-game lead over the second-best teams in the league.
Peoria Saguaros visit
Mexican Pacific League
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Did not play.
Culican tried to make a comeback mid-game but came up short, losing 4-3 to Guasave: link
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Did not pitch.
Obregon was pounded on 12-2 by
Jason Motte (
Former DSL Cardinal (2003) and current Sioux City Canaries (American Association) closer Alexander Francisco is pitching for Gavilanes de Minatitlan.
Joe Rogers (Memphis-free agent) is still rehabbing from ligament replacement surgery. He may join the Gavilanes de Minatitlan during the winter season in hopes of attaching attention for a contract during the 2009 season.
(Note: I will not update this unless Joe Rogers begins play)
Jose Rada (GCL): Did not pitch.
Zulia was pounded on by
Zulia visits Magallanes Saturday @ 5:00pm VST.
Jose Martinez (
Aragua beat Magallanes 4-3: link
Rico Washington (Caribes-Memphis-free agent): Started in left field and batted 4th. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
David Freese (Caribes-Memphis): Started at third base and batted 6th. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.
Ron Flores (Margarita-Memphis-free agent): Entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter, not allowing a hit or run.
Margarita beat Caribes 4-3: lnk
Caribes visits Margarita Saturday @ 7:00pm VST.
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara in November.
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Jose Garcia (
Domnit Bolivar (Quad Cities): Started at shortstop and batted 7th. 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout. Assisted in one double play and was later replaced during the game.
Ex-Springfield infielder Juan Lucena is also playing for Aragua.
Aragua scored three in the 9th to send the game into extras, and beat Magallanes 8-7 in 10 innings: link
Kevin Moscatel (GCL): Started at catcher and batted 7th. 1-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout. He also had one fielding error.
Fernando Cedeno (VSL): Entered in the 6th and pitched two innings. Allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out one. (ground out-fly out: 3-2)
Caribes shut out
Kleinenger Teran (GCL): Entered as a pinch hitter and took over first base, batting 3rd. 0-for-2 with one strikeout.
Jose Garcia (
Deimer Bier (VSL): Entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings. Allowed no hits or runs, walked two, and struck out three en route to the win.
Jorge Rondon (Quad Cities): Followed Bier and pitched 1.1 innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck out two. (ground out-fly out: 2-0) (inherited runners-scored: 1-0)
Eduardo Sanchez (Quad Cities): Pitched the final frame. Allowed two hit, two earned runs, one walk, and struck out two.
Aragua held off the ALB Orkas 6-4: link
Saturday for Parallel League teams that include Cardinals prospects:
Gigantes beat Estellas 7-1: link
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Entered the game in the seventh as a pinch hitter. He popped out in his only at-bat.
Licey scored two in the 8th to tie the game, later losing to Azucareros in the bottom of the 11th, 7-6: link
Licey visits Aguilas Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Estrellas scored nine runs in the first four frames and ended up beating Gigantes 10-1: link
Estrellas visits Escogido Saturday @ 7:30pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Aguilas came up short in an attempted comeback run late in the game to lose 7-5 to Escogido: link
Aguilas welcomes Licey Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Begins play October 24.
Puerto Rican League
Begins play November 6.
Some of the league's teams will open practices on Monday: link
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