Tyler Greene's 2-for-4 day with two RBI in Arizona headlines Friday's St. Louis Cardinals prospects news in winter ball.
One day left in regular
Tony Cruz (Palm Beach): Started as designated hitter and
batted 4th. 0-for-4 at the plate. (Runners left in scoring position
with 2-outs: 2)
Jim Rapoport (Springfield): Started in centerfield and batted
7th. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts (swinging).
Honolulu beat Waikiki 4-1: link
Post game: link
The Sharks improve to 17-17-2 and
are a half game out of first, behind Waikiki
Honolulu welcomes Waikiki (18-17-1) Saturday @ 7:30pm HT. Honolulu owns the series
9-6. This is a make or break
game for the playoff spot.
Also participating: Blake King (Palm Beach) and Tyler Herron (Springfield).
Five days left in regular
Brett Wallace (Springfield): Started at third base and batted
3rd. 1-for-5 with one double, one run, three strikeouts (swinging), and
ground into one double play.
Tyler Greene (Memphis): Started at second base and batted
5th. 2-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout
Peoria Saguaros shut out
Post game: link
The Saguaros improve to 22-11 and
are in a two-way tie with Mesa a top the American
Peoria Saguaros welcome Scottsdale (12-19)
Saturday @ 12:35pm MST. Peoria leads the season series
Brian Walton had a chat with
Steven Hill (Palm
Beach-taxi squad) during league play: link
(Memphis), Adam Ottavino (Springfield), Tyler Norrick (Palm Beach), Brad Furnish (Springfield), and Justin Fiske (Springfield).
Six days until the end of the
first half of the season.
(Memphis-free agent): Entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.
Allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck out one. (ground out-fly
Former Cardinal Andy Cavazos struck out the only
two batters faced for Obregon.
Obregon scored three in the 8th
and held off Hermosillo for a 6-4 victory: link
Obregon (11-19) hosts Hermosillo (15-15)
Saturday @ 7:30pm MST.
Francisco Rivera (Quad Cities):
Currently on the Culiacan disabled list.
Jason Motte (St. Louis): Tentatively expected to pitch for Hermosillo.
Entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed no hits or
runs, and walked two (one intentional). (ground out-fly
Margarita beat Magallanes 4-3 (no
box score available): link
Margarita (9-16) welcomes
Magallanes (12-13) Saturday @ 7:00pm VST.
Jose Martinez (Springfield) and Jose Rada (GCL): Did not play for
Aragua scored in the first and
blew the game 7-2 to Zulia: link
Aragua (10-12) hosts Caribes
(13-14) Saturday @ 5:30pm VST.
Former Springfield Cardinal
Jose Garcia pitched
two hit less and scoreless innings for Caribes.
Former Memphis Redbird
Orber Moreno struck
out two of three batters for Caracas.
Caribes beat Caracas 5-2: link
Ron Flores (Memphis-free agent) was
dismissed from Margarita for his lack of performance.
Cesar Izturis (St. Louis-free agent): Expected
to join Lara in the coming weeks.
Mark Worrell (Memphis): Tentatively expected to join
No results posted for Friday's
Houston (10-13) @ St. Louis
Caribes (19-5) @ Magallanes
Aragua (14-12) @ Tampa Bay (11-13)
Amaury Marti (Memphis): Started in left field and batted
5th. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts (swinging) and ground into one double
play. (Runners left in scoring position with 2-outs:
(Memphis-free agent): Started at third base and batted 9th. 1-for-2 with
one two-out RBI, one run, and two walks. he also committed a fielding
error in the sixth, one run scored on the play and another scored later in the
Licey lost to Estrellas 9-5: link
Licey (12-11) visits Estrellas
(5-18) Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Luis Perdomo (Springfield): Pitches for
Aguilas lost to Azucareros 7-3,
post game: link
Aguilas (14-9) host Azucareros
(13-10) Saturday @ 8:00pm AST.
Nick Derba (Palm
Beach) scored on a popout by Davis Bilardello (Palm Beach) while playing for Sincelejo.
Barranquilla beat Sincelejo
Monteria beat Cartagena 8-3: link
Also participating: Donovan Solano (Springfield), Alexander Castellano (DSL),
and Ryan Bird
Felipe Lopez (St.
Louis-free agent): Did not play for Santurce.
Santurce scored three in the 3rd
and held off Mayaguez for a 3-2 win: link
Started at catcher and batted 8th. 0-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one hit
by pitch, and two strikeouts (swinging). He also threw out one runner in
the second inning.
P.J. Walters (Memphis), Luis Mateo (Johnson City), and
Yadier Molina (St.
Louis-December): Did not play for Carolina.
Carolina scored early, but Ponce jumped on top later
in the game to win 5-3: link
Santurce (5-2) visits Carolina (3-4) Saturday @
Carolina manager Jose Oquendo (St. Louis-third base
coach) will have a followup phone call during the weekend with the new Seattle
Mariners GM. If he is one of the three finalists, he will get a second interview
next week: link
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