Tony Cruz (
Jim Rapoport (
The Sharks improve to 15-15-2 and are one and a half games out of first in the East Division.
Ran from September 13-October 6.
Steven Hill (Palm Beach-taxi squad): Started at catcher and batted 4th. 3-for-5 with two home runs, five RBIs, two runs, and two strikeouts (looking and swinging). Missed a catch for an error in the first inning and threw out two of five attempted base stealers.
Brett Wallace (
Tyler Norrick (
Peoria Saguaros came up short in
the slug fest, losing 16-15 to
Post game: link
The Saguaros fall to 19-9 and hold
a one game lead over
No games Sunday. Peoria Saguaros
Mexican Pacific League
Hugo Castellanos (Memphis-free agent): Entered in the ninth and pitched to three batters. Allowed no hits, three runs (two earned), two walks, and hit one batter.
Ex-Memphis Redbird Dan Serafini made his first start giving up five hits, two runs, three walks, and striking out two over 3.2 innings.
Obregon held off
Obregon (9-16) welcome
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities): Currently on the
Jason Motte (
Margarita was beat on 13-5 by
Margarita (8-14) visits La Guaira (9-12) Sunday @ 1:00pm VST.
Aragua lost to Zulia 2-1: link
Aragua (8-11) visits Zulia (14-9) Sunday @ 4:00pm VST.
Former Cardinals prospect Javier Colina went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs for La Guaira. Les Walrond allowed five hits, four runs, and struck out three over five innings for Magallanes. La Guaira beat Magallanes 10-6: link
GCL Cardinals' manager Enrique Brito is the GM for the Venezuelan team that will be heading into the World Baseball Classic this coming spring. Here he talks about why they selected a specific stadium for the team to participate in their practices: link
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected to join Lara sometime in November.
Mark Worrell (
Venezuelan Parallel League
Domnit Bolivar (Quad Cities): Started as designated hitter and batted 8th. 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, and two strikeouts.
Ruben Alvarado (VSL): Entered in the third and pitched 1.1 innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, and one walk. (ground out-fly out: 3-0) (inherited runners-scored: 2-1)
Pablo Ortiz (GCL): Followed Alvarado and pitched three innings. Allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out two. (ground out-fly out:1-5)
Jorge Rondon (Quad Cities): Followed Ortiz and pitched the final inning, allowing no hits or runs, and striking out two.
Aragua gave up the game in the first three innings, losing to Caribes 6-2: link
Anthony Fonseca (VSL): Started in right field and batted 2nd. 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, and stole one base.
Alberto Rivero (VSL): Started in centerfield and batted 3rd. 1-for-5 with one stolen base and one strikeout.
Roberto Perez (VSL): Started as designated hitter and batted 4th. 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one run, and two walks.
Roberto Espinoza (Quad Cities): Started at first base and batted 5th. 0-for-3 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.
Yorbel Alcala (VSL): Started as catcher and batted 6th. 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI and one walk.
Cesar Valera (July 2nd Signing): Started at shortstop and batted 9th. 3-for-5 with one triple, two RBIs, two runs, and one stolen base.
Javier Avendano (VSL): Started and pitched five innings. Allowed two hits, no runs, and struck out four en route to his first win in league play. (ground out-fly out: 3-8)
David Brito (VSL): Entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters, giving up four hits and three earned runs.
Francisco Guzman (VSL): Entered in the eighth and walked the only two batters faced. (inherited runners-scored:2-1)
Eduardo Sanchez (Quad Cities): Followed Guzman and pitched the final two innings. Allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out four of seven faced en route to his first save in league play. (inherited runners-scored: 3-0)
Aragua (12-11) @ NY Mets (7-11)
Amaury Marti (
D'Angelo Jimenez (Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 9th. 1-for-3 with one RBI and two strikeouts (swinging). Assisted in one double play in the field. Jimenez picked up his 300th career hit in DWL play, all with Licey: link (at the bottom)
Licey scored two in the bottom of the eighth and beat Escogido 6-3: link
Licey (11-8) welcome Azucareros (11-8) Sunday @ 5:00pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (
Ex-Cardinal Hector Luna doubled and hit a three-run homer run for Aguilas.
Aguilas scored five in the seventh to insure a win over Gigantes, 8-6: link
Aguilas (10-9) welcome Escogido (9-9) Sunday @ 5:00pm AST.
Puerto Rican League
Luis Mateo (
Ex-Cardinal Bill Pulsipher started and gave up
six hits, four runs, two walks, and struck out one over four innings for
Santurce gave up three runs in the
11th and lost 4-1 to
Santurce (1-2) visit
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