Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 10/15/09

Our daily reports on Cards prospects in winter ball continue. Tyler Henley is the Player of the Day.

Arizona Fall League


Daryl Jones (Springfield) entered the game in the second and took over left field.  0-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Tyler Henley (Springfield) started in right field and batted ninth.  2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one walk.


Surprise beat Peoria Javelinas 6-4

MLB Post Game

Surprise (2-0) hosts Mesa (1-1) Thursday @ 12:35 PM MST.



Mexican Pacific League


Fernando Salas (Memphis-Hermosillo) did not pitch.


Hermosillo beat Guasave 9-5

LMP Official Site Post Game

Hermosillo (3-0) visits Guasave (1-2) for a doubleheader on Thursday with the first game beginning @ 5:30 PM MDT.


Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started as designated hitter and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one run.

Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the seventh and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and picked up the hold (1).  (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:2-2)


Obregon beat Mazatlan 6-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

Obregon (3-1) visits Mazatlan (3-1) Thursday @ 8:00 PM MDT.



Venezuelan League


Frederick Parejo (Quad Cities-Aragua) entered the game in the ninth as a pinch runner and took over right field, batting sixth.  0-for-1 with one strikeout.


La Guaira beat Aragua 9-8 in 10 Innings

LVBP Official Site Post Game
Aragua (1-4) visits Lara (2-3) Thursday @ 7:30 PM VST.


Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.


Javier Brito (Former Memphis-Margarita) started at first base and batted sixth. 0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.


Caracas beat Margarita 6-4

LVBP Official Site Post Game

Caracas (3-2) visits Margarita (2-3) Thusrday @ 7:15 PM VST.


Richard Castillo (Palm Beach-Lara) started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, three earned runs, one walk, one hit by pitch, one wild pitch, and four strikeouts. (g/f:5-3)


Zulia beat Lara 4-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game



Nicaraguan Prospect League


Johnny Polanco (VSL) and La Trinidad lost to Chinandega 10-8.


Jem Argenal (VSL) and UNICA lost to UAM 7-3.


LJPN Official Site Post Game

La Prensa Post Game

El Nuevo Diario Post Game


There will be no individual players stats provided from here on out as the league had a computer issue and lost most of their information.



Dominican League (October 16)


Evan MacLane (Memphis) will start on Saturday for Estrellas: Estrellas Orientales Official Site



Nicaraguan League (October 23)


The league will not feature players affiliated with any MLB organization this season, so the teams stay intact for the entire season.  Many times players associated with MLB teams leave the winter leagues early to prepare for spring camps.


Gustavo Martinez (Former GCL) listed on the Boer de Managua roster.

Edgard Montiel  (Former DSL) listed on Orientales de Granada roster.


The league's brand new official site: Link (the last one was bought out by a gambling service)


Chinandega manager Davis Hodgson talks about some of the problems with the league such as not being able to carry and extra catcher for bullpen use and teams not being allowed to seek out sponsorships for extra money: La Prensa


MLB has donated money to the Nicaraguan Baseball Federation to help train coaches and assist in other equipment expenses: La Prensa



Puerto Rican League (November 12)


The league is considering cancelling the participation of professional players including veterans such as Armando Rios (Former Memphis), Luis ArroyoJose Valentin, and quite possibly Yadier Molina (St. Louis). Primera Hora



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