Tony Cruz (
Post game: link
The Sharks fall into a tie in the
East Division with
Tyler Greene (
Brad Furnish (
Peoria Saguaros won on Greene's RBI in the eighth, beating Surprise 3-2: link
Post game: link
The Saguaros improve to 14-6 and
keep pace with
Peoria Saguaros welcome
Brian Walton sends us some photos from league play: link
Mexican Pacific League
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Entered in the seventh and pitched one hitless and scoreless inning. (ground out-fly out:2-1)
Obregon lost to Mochis 9-4: link
Obregon (5-12) visit Navojoa (8-9) Friday @ 6:30pm MST.
Guasave dropped former Cardinal reliever Ray King from their roster. He made four appearances posting a 7.36 ERA, giving up five hits, four runs (three earned), three home runs, one walk, and striking out one over 3.2 innings.
Francisco Rivera (Quad
Cities): Currently on the
Jason Motte (
Aragua made a late comeback and came up short, losing 6-5 to Lara: link
Aragua (5-6) welcomes Magallanes (7-7) Friday @ 7:30pm VST.
Margarita scored early and blew the game in the sixth, losing to La Guaira 5-1: link
Margarita (6-8) welcomes Zulia (9-6) Friday @ 8:00pm VST.
Rico Washington (Memphis-free agent): Started in left field and batted 7th. 2-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one walk.
David Freese (
Caribes fell behind early and made a small comeback that came up short, losing to Magallanes 13-7: link
Caribes (6-7) visits Lara (7-7) Friday @ 7:30pm VST.
David Freese (
Cesar Iztuirs (
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Kevin Moscatel (GCL): Pinch hit for the designated hitter and was 0-for-1.
Caribes put eight runs on the board in the second and went on to beat ALB Orkas 13-9: link
Limbert Rivas (VSL): Took over for Christofher Dumont (GCL) as designated hitter, batting 7th. 1-for-2 with one run.
Eduardo Lopez (?): Started in centerfield and batted 8th. 2-for-2 with one double.
David Brito (VSL): Followed Marquez and pitched two innings. Allowed four hits, three earned runs, two walks, threw three wild pitches, and struck out one. (ground out-fly out: 1-3)
Domnit Bolivar (Quad Cities): Started at shortstop and batted 2nd. 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one sac fly, one stolen base, and two strikeouts. Assisted in one double play in the field.
Juan Lucena (Free agent): Started at third base and batted 8th. 1-for-1 with one double, two two-out RBIs, and one walk.
Pablo Ortiz (GCL): Entered in the fifth and pitched two innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck out one en route to his second win in Parallel League play. (ground out-fly out: 2-0)
Jose Calero (GCL): Entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. Allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out one. (ground out-fly out: 1-1)
Aragua jumped out front early and
never looked back beating
Caribes (10-3) @
La Guaira (7-6) @ Aragua (10-4)
No games Thursday.
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent) is batting .391 with five RBIs, four runs, one stolen base, .517 OBP, .391 SLG, and .909 OPS.
Licey (5-7) welcome Azucareros (8-3) Friday @ 7:30pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Aguilas (5-7) welcome Escogido (6-6) Friday @ 8:00pm AST.
Ryan Bird (Instructional): Started and
pitched five scoreless innings for
Pete Parise (
Puerto Rican League
Ex-Cardinal John Rodriguez will be the opening day left fielder for Cangrejeros de Santurce: link
Gigantes de Carolina managed by Jose Oquendo (St. Louis) featuring P.J. Walters (Memphis) and Bryan Anderson (Memphis) open next Thursday at Santurce @ 7:35 pm AST. This is the only game scheduled for opening day.
Also participating: Yadier Molina (St. Louis-December) and possibly Juan Gonzalez (Memphis-free agent).
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