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Mexican Pacific League
Fernando Salas (Memphis-Hermosillo) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. Walked one and induced three ground outs.
Richard Castillo (Palm Beach-Lara) started and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed four hits, five runs (two earned), one walk, one fielding error, and struck out one for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:2-1)
Jose Garcia (Former Springfield-Caribes) entered in the seventh and pitched a third of an inning. He allowed no hits or runs, walked one, and earned the blown save (1) and win (1-0). (p-s:9-4)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:3-1)
Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 0-for-3 with two runs, one sacrifice, and one hit by pitch.
Other Games, No Boxscores:
Margarita beat Aragua 12-10: LVBP Official Site Post Game
Magallanes beat Zulia 4-0: LVBP Official Site Post Game
The body of former major league
pitcher Geremi Gonzalez will be exhumed for another autopsy, later in
October. There were doubts into whether he was killed by a lightning
strike (as originally thought) or murdered. Roughly a year ago, a current
unnamed major league player contacted the family to notify them of some items
that belonged to Gonzalez had wound up in another person's hands. Gonzalez
began his career in the Chicago Cubs organization in 1992 and pitched 14 seasons
in major league affiliated baseball, pitched for Magallanes and Zulia in
Nicaraguan Prospect League
The league has moved on to the second round of the tournament which started on Friday.
Edgard Montiel (Former DSL) went 3-for-5 for UNICA.
Dominican League (starting October 16)
Stan Javier (Former
An independently-formed team named Long Island Storm (featuring former Springfield Cardinal Reid Gorecki) beat Licey 11-7: Tigres del Licey Official Site
Colombian League (October 23)
Nicaraguan League (October 23)
The league will have a dedication for current Palm Beach Cardinals pitching coach Dennis Martinez on opening day.
Puerto Rican League (November 12)
The league ran in to some problems as their president announced his resignation but they have regrouped and appointed a replacement.
The league is also working to acquire the rights to the Cangrejeros de Santurce club. The team is currently owned by former major leaguer Jose Valentin and he has no interest in participating. Financial backers have also decided not to put any more money into the team. To make matters worse, the team currently has no right to play in their home stadium, for which the league is trying to work out a deal at this time. There is talk that another independent group of buyers may be interested in taking over the team.
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