Tony Cruz (
Jim Rapoport (
Tyler Herron (
Post game: link
The Sharks fall to 13-10-1 and
have a one-game lead over
Also participating: Blake King (
Tyler Greene (
Brett Wallace (
Steven Hill (Palm Beach-taxi squad): Started at catcher and batted 7th. 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and two strikeouts (swinging and looking). One stolen base on Hill while behind the plate.
Peoria Saguaros doubled up Surprise 12-6: link
Post game: link
Saguaros improves to 13-6 and are
Peoria Saguaros welcome Surprise Thursday @ 12:35pm MST.
Brian Walton sends us some photos from league play: link
Mexican Pacific League
Hugo Castellano (Memphis-free agent): Did not pitch for Obregon.
Obregon stomped on Mochis 11-3: link
Obregon (5-11) welcome in Mochis (9-7) Thursday @ 6:30pm MST.
Francisco Rivera (Quad
Cities): Currently on the
Jason Motte (
Rico Washington (Memphis-free agent): Started in left field and batted 7th. 1-for-5 with one run, one strikeout (swinging), and ground into one double play.
David Freese (
Jose Rada (GCL): Did not pitch for Aragua.
Jose Martinez (
Caribes scored six in the fourth and four more later in the game to beat Aragua 11-4: link
Post game: link (great close up picture of Freese)
Aragua (5-5) welcomes (6-7) Lara Thursday @ 7:30pm VST.
Caribes (6-6) visits Magallanes (6-7) Thursday @ 7:30pm VST.
Ron Flores (Memphis-free agent): Pitched to one batter, striking him out for his third hold during VWL play.
Margarita shut out La Guaira 1-0: link
Margarita (6-7) welcomes La Guaira (4-8) Thursday @ 8:00pm VST.
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara in November.
Mark Worrell (
David Freese (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Jose Martinez (
Jesus Montero (GCL): Took over for
Jose Garcia (
Kleinenger Teran (GCL): Entered mid-game as pinch hitter and took over at third base, batting 8th. 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI and one run.
Domnit Bolivar (Quad Cities): Entered mid-game, taking over at shortstop and batting 9th. 1-for-2 with one double and two two-out RBIs. Assisted in one double play in the field.
Ruben Alvarado (VSL): Entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. Allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck out one. (ground out-fly out:1-1)
Deimer Bier (VSL): Entered in the ninth and pitched the final inning. Allowed no hits or runs, walking two, and striking out one. (ground out-fly out: 2-0)
Kevin Moscatel (GCL); Pinch hit and took over at catcher. 0-for-2 at the plate.
Caribes beat Magallanes 5-1: link
Jose Cortez (VSL): Started in left field and batted leadoff. 1-for-3 with one double and one stolen base.
Cesar Valera (July 2nd signing): Started at shortstop and batted 2nd. 1-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.
Christofher Dumont (GCL): Took over for Eduardo Lopez in right field, but batted 3rd. 1-for-1 at the plate.
Roberto Perez (VSL): Started as designated hitter and batted 4th. 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Yorbel Alcala (VSL): Started at catcher and batted 5th. 1-for-4 at the plate and committed one error.
Hector Garcia (VSL): Started at third base and batted 7th. 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Geney Rios (VSL): Started and pitched five innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, three walks, hit one batter, and struck out three. (ground out-fly out: 4-6)
Jackson Solarte (VSL): Entered in the seventh and pitched two innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, two walks (one intentional), threw one wild pitch, and struck out two. (ground out-fly out: 2-2) (inherited runners-scored: 2-0)
Francisco Guzman (VSL): Enteerd in the tenth and pitched to four batters. Allowed one hit, one earned run, threw one wild pitch, and one walk. (ground out-fly out: 2-0) (inherited runners-scored: 3-0)
Caribes (9-3) @ ALB Orkas (9-3)
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 9th. 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI.
Licey blew the game mid-way and lost to Azucareros 8-4: link
Licey have Thursday off, welcome Azucareros Friday @ 7:30pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Aguilas went toe-to-toe with Escogido and scored their winning run in the bottom of the ninth for a 9-8 win: link
Aguilas have Thursday off, welcome Escogido Friday @ 8:00pm AST.
Dominican Republic League and Puerto Rican League set their interleague play for December 6 and 7: link
Players Participating: Donovan Solano (Palm Beach), Alexander Castellano (DSL), Davis Bilardello (Palm Beach), Pete Parise (Palm Beach), Casey Mulligan (Palm Beach), Ryan Bird (Instructional), and possibly Nick Derba (Palm Beach).
Puerto Rican League
Begins play November 6.
President of the PRBL and others talk about the tough times of getting the league ready and back to its past fame: link
Article on the league's salary rates: link
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