Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/26/09

Saturday's World Cup and winter ball news about Cardinals, ex-Cardinals and prominent free agents.

Results from games played Friday, September 25.


World Baseball Cup

Daniel Descalso (Memphis) started at shortstop and batted second.  1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and committed on error.


Curt Smith (Palm Beach) started in left field and batted fifth.  1-for-4 with one double, two strikeouts, and committed one error.


USA Beat Netherlands 8-2

USA Official Site Post Game

World Baseball Cup Official Site News & Notes


USA has Saturday off.

Netherlands will play Australia on Saturday.


With the win by Cuba on Friday, the US team will defend their 2007 Championship against them.



Dominican League News


Former Springfield Cardinal Juan Richardson says he's feeling much better and ready to go for the Estrellas Orientales after spending much of the 2009 season injured: Estrellas Orientales Official Site


Free agent Yadel Marti trained all summer long preparing for a possible signing with a major league club: Tigres del Licey Site


Newly ruled major league free agent Aroldis Chapman does not plan to pitch in the winter leagues this 2009-10 season: ESPN Deportes



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