Tony Cruz (
Jim Rapoport (
Blake King (
Post game: link
The Sharks fall to 13-8-1 and have a two-game lead over the second place team in the league.
Also participating: Tyler Herron (
Brett Wallace (
Pop Warner's team took an early lead but squandered it in the late innings as the American team lost to the National team 7-6 in the Rising Stars Showcase: link
Post game: link
Peoria Saguaros (10-5) visit Peoria Javelinas (9-6) Saturday @ 12:35pm MST.
Also participating: Tyler Greene (
Mexican Pacific League
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): On the Culiacan disabled list.
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Entered in the 8th and pitched into the 9th. Allowed two hits and no runs, picking up the hold. (ground out-fly out: 1-0) (inherited runners-scored: 1-0)
Ex-Cardinal Andy Cavazos pitched one inning walking one and striking out one for his first save.
Former Cardinals outfielder Felix Jose was placed on the inactive list by Mochis.
Former Springfield Cardinal Juan Lucena was called up by Aragua, from Parallel league play.
Rico Washington (Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 5th. 1-for-2 with one walk, one strikeout, and committed an error.
David Freese (
Aragua blew away Caribes 9-1: link
Margarita (4-4) visits Zulia (5-4) Saturday @ 5:30pm VST.
Aragua (2-4) visits Caribes (5-2) Saturday @ 6:00pm VST.
Ron Flores (Memphis-free agent): Didi not pitch for Margarita.
Margairta was shutout by Zulia 3-0: link
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara in November.
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parellel League
Domnit Bolivar (Quad Cities): Started at shortstop and batted 7th. 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and committed three errors.
Omar Diaz (GCL): Started and lasted 2.1 innings. Allowed six hits, five runs (three earned), one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck out one en route to his first loss. (ground out-fly out: 7-0)
Aragua fell behind early and never recovered, losing 8-2 to Margarita: link
Alberto Rivero (VSL): Started in centerfield and batted 3rd. 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one walk, and stole one base.
Yorbel Alcala (VSL): Started at catcher and batted 5th. 1-for-2 with one double and one run.
Geney Rios (VSL): Started and pitched five innings. Allowed six hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck out one. (ground out-fly out: 8-4)
Carlos Oraa (VSL): Followed Rios and pitched 2.1 innings. Allowed five hits, two earned runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck out three. (ground out-fly out: 1-2)
Francisco Guzman (VSL): Entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings. Allowed one hit, no runs, walked two, and threw one wild pitch en route to his first win. (ground out-fly out: 2-1) (inherited runners-scored: 2-1)
Fernando Cedeno (VSL): Entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings. Allowed seven hits, three earned runs, walked two, threw one wild pitch, and struck out one en route to his first loss. (ground out-fly out: 1-3)
Caribes tied the game up in the
6th, but the bullpen handed
Aragua (7-2) @
Caribes (6-2-1) @
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 7th. 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one walk, and one strikeout (looking). Assisted in one double play in the field. (Runners left in scoring position with 2-outs: 1)
Former Cardinals' farmhand Shawn Garrett hit the other home run for Licey, a solo shot in the 6th.
Licey beat Estrellas 7-4: link
Licey visits Escogido Saturday @ 7:30pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Aguilas lost to Azucareros 3-2, no boxscore. Post game: link
Aguilas welcomes Gigantes Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Was scheduled to start Friday, nothing updated at this time.
Players tentatively expected to play: Donovan Solano (Springfield), Alexander Castellano (DSL), Pete Parise (Palm Beach), Davis Bilardello (Palm Beach), Nick Derba (Palm Beach), Casey Mulligan (Palm Beach), Carlos Pupo (Quad Cities), and Casey Rowlett (Memphis).
Puerto Rican League
Begins play November 6.
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