Tony Cruz (
Blake King (
Post game: link
The Sharks have now lost seven straight games, putting them at 14-11-1 and one game behind in the East Division.
Brett Wallace (
Adam Ottavino (
Justin Fiske (
Peoria Saguaros beat on
Post game: link
The Saguaros improve to 15-6 and
are in a first place tie with
Peoria Saguaros visits
Fiske also made another entry in his AFL blog: link
Brian Walton sends photos from yesterday's game: link
Mexican Pacific League
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Did not pitch for Obregon.
Obregon coughed up the game in the second and lost to Navojoa 7-2: link
Obregon (5-13) takes Saturday off.
They visit Navojoa (9-9) Sunday for a doubleheader starting at 5:00pm MST.
Ex-Cardinal Felix Jose was released by the Calgary Vipers of the independent Golden Baseball League and he is currently listed on the Mochis roster (inactive).
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Currently on the
Jason Motte (
Rico Washington (Memphis-free agent): Started in left field and batted 7th. 0-for-2 with two walks.
David Freese (
Caribes was slapped 13-4 by Lara: link
Caribes (6-8) visits Lara (8-7) Saturday @ 5:30pm VST.
Jose Rada (GCL): Entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings. Allowed no hit or runs, walked one and struck out one.
Jose Martinez (
Aragua fell behind early and came up short in a comeback, losing 9-7 to Magallanes: link
Aragua (5-7) visits La Guaira (5-9) Saturday @ 6:00pm VST.
Margarita lost to Zulia 6-4: link
Margarita (6-9) welcomes Zulia (10-6) Saturday for a doubleheader starting @ 5:30pm VST.
Albert Pujols (
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara in November.
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Kevin Moscatel (GCL): Started as catcher and moved to left field, batted 7th. 3-for-5 with three RBIs (one with two-outs), one walk, and threw out one base runner.
Fernando Cedeno (VSL): Entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. Allowed four hits, three earned runs, and threw one wild pitch. (ground out-fly out: 3-0)
Aragua (10-4) @
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 9th. 1-for-2 with one run and two walks.
Licey shut out Azucareros 7-0: link
Licey (6-7) visits Gigantes (11-2) Saturday @ 7:30pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Aguilas lost the slug fest Friday night to Escogido 14-12: link
Aguilas (5-8) visits Escogido (7-6) Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Players participating: Ryan Bird (Instructional), Pete Parise (Palm Beach), Donovan Solano (Springfield), Alexander Castellano (DSL), Davis Bilardello (Palm Beach), Casey Mulligan (Palm Beach), and possibly Nick Derba (Palm Beach).
Puerto Rican League
Felipe Lopez (St. Louis-free agent) is listed as a reserve on the Cangrejeros de Santurce roster.
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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