Memphis' playoff opponent will be Sacramento and Daniel Descalso started for Team USA in Saturday's win over China.
Results from games played
Saturday, September 12.
USA (2-1) Beat China
started at second base and batted ninth. 1-for-2 with one RBI, one run,
one hit by pitch, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
Royals' prospect Trevor Reckling struck out a USA
Baseball World Cup Record 11 batters.
Official Site Post Game
Pacific Coast League
taking the series 3-1.
Brett Wallace 2-for-4 with one triple, two
RBIs, one run, and one walk.
The first game of the Championship
Series is set for Tuesday at Memphis. (full
schedule at The Cardinal Nation blog)
In game one, Memphis will face off against
another former team member in Chris Gissell (2005), who was signed back by the Athletics
organization late in August. He was pitching in the Chinese Professional
League earlier in the 2009 season after being a member of Sacramento's 2008 staff.
Yadel Marti, who defected from
Cuba this summer, has signed on to
pitch with Tigres del Licey this winter in the Dominican League. The team
features fellow Cuban and St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Amaury Cazana. Yadel, a
29-year old right-hander, is currently a free agent and looking to showcase his
talents so he can sign with a MLB club before the 2010
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