Tony Cruz (
Blake King (
Post game: link
The Sharks fall to 13-6-1 and have a three-game lead over the second-best team in the league.
Ran from September 13-October 6.
Brett Wallace (
Tyler Norrick (
Justin Fiske (
Peoria Saguaros just could not keep up with Peoria Javelinas and lost 18-11: link
Post game: link
The Saguaros fall to 8-5 and a three-way tie for best record in the AFL.
Peoria Saguaros welcome Surprise (4-9) Wednesday @ 12:35pm MST.
Wallace was the guest blogger for the Cardinals on Tuesday: link
And the Cardinals 2008 first-round selection was also selected to participate in the 3rd Annual AFL Rising Stars game scheduled for October 24. Pop Warner will manage the team: link
Mexican Pacific League
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Did not play for
Hugo Castellano (Memphis-free agent): Did not pitch for Obregon.
Obregon fell behind early and lost
Ex-Cardinal farmhand Josh Pressley was placed on the inactive list for Obregon.
Obregon (2-7) visits
Jason Motte (
Jose Martinez (
Jose Rada (GCL): Entered in the fifth and pitched two innings. Allowed no hits or runs, and struck out two. (ground out-fly out:4-0)
Aragua fell behind early and never came back, losing 8-4 to Lara: link
Margarita lost to Magallanes 9-2. No box score available, recap coming Thursday.
Margarita (4-2) visits Aragua (2-4) Wednesday @ 7:30pm VST.
Caribes (4-1) welcome Magallanes (2-4) Wednesday @ 7:30pm VST.
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara in November.
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Kevin Moscatel (GCL): Pinch hit and took over at the catcher position, batting 4th. 1-for-2 with one RBI, one run scored, and one strikeout.
Caribes held off
Wednesday's scheduled games:
Caribes (5-1) @ Aragua (6-0)
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Did not play for Licey.
Luis Perdomo (
Licey put the smackdown on Aguilas, blowing them out 21-6: link
Licey (2-3) welcome Gigantes (3-1) Wednesday @ 7:30pm AST.
Aguilas (0-4) welcome Estrellas (2-4) Wednesday @ 8:00pm AST.
2 more days before league play begins.
Quite a few of the imported players that will be playing for Toros de Sincelejo, which will be coached by Dann Bilardello, have ties to the St. Louis Cardinals organization: link
An update with Neder Horta from Indios de Cartegena camp. The Caimanes de Barranquilla released their roster which includes Donovan Solano (Springfield), Alexander Castellano (DSL), and former Cardinal farmhand Luis Martinez: link
Players tentatively expected to
play: Pete Parise
Puerto Rican League
Begins play November 6.
Update with Jose Oquendo from Gigantes de Carolina camp: link
Also mentioned in the article is that Oquendo has attempted to contact Juan Gonzalez (Memphis-free agent), but he has not returned phone calls.
Also expected to play:
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