Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/15/09

World Cup, Pacific Coast League and winter ball news about Cardinals and ex-Cardinals players and coaches.

Results from games played Monday, September 14.

 

World Baseball Cup

 

Daniel Descalso (Memphis) started at second base and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one run and two walks.

 

USA Beat Netherlands Antilles 11-1

USA Official Site Post Game

 

Curt Smith (Palm Beach) started in left field and batted sixth.  2-for-5 with one RBI and two runs.

 

Netherlands Beat Puerto Rico 5-2

 

 

Pacific Coast League Championship

 

Former Memphis Redbird Chris Gissell is scheduled to start for Sacramento. Sacramento Preview

 

The Memphis Redbirds have yet to officially announce their starter, though lefty Jaime Garcia is expected to get the ball. Memphis Preview

 

Game one is slated for Tuesday night at 8:05 pm ET. Full Schedule

 

 

Texas League Championship

 

Former Springfield Cardinals outfielder Shane Peterson and the Midland Rockhounds take on NW Arkansas starting Tuesday night @ 7:30 pm ET.

 


Mexican Pacific League News

 

Former St. Louis coach Nick Leyva is managing Tomateros de Culiacan.

 

Ex-Cardinals left-handed reliever Ricardo Rincon is in Tomateros de Culiacan camp trying to make the team.

 

Sid Monge, former Cardinals minor league pitching coach, has returned as pitching coach for Venados de Mazatlan.

 

 

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