Tyler Henley (
Gary Daley (
Surprise (4-0) host
Mike Parisi (
Mexican Pacific League
Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) started as designated hitter and batted fourth. 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.
Obregon (3-3) hosts
Fernando Salas (Memphis-Hermosillo) did not pitch.
Jose Garcia (Springfield-Aragua) started at shortstop and batted leadoff. 2-for-4 with one strikeout.
Aragua hosts Magallanes Saturday @ 5:00 PM VST.
Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 0-for-3 with one run, two hit by pitches, and one strikeout.
Carcas hosts Lara Saturday @ 4:30 PM VST.
Dennis Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at first base and batted sixth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one strikeout.
Margarita hosts Zulia Saturday @ 6:00 PM VST.
Venezuelan Parallel League
ALB Orkas were a European based team (with Venezuelan fill-in players) that played in the league last season and will not participate this year. The league will only allow players who are affiliated with MLB teams to play: Mister-Baseball
Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) started in right field and batted third. 1-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.
Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) started at third base and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Josh Pressley (Former Springfield-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI.
Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Estrellas) started in centerfield and batted eighth. 0-for-3 with one walk.
Mark Hamilton (Memphis-Gigantes) started in left field and batted third. 0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.
Hector Luna (Former
Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started in left field and batted second. 2-for-5 with one RBI and one run.
D'Angelo Jimenez (Former Memphis-Licey) started at third base and batted third. 0-for-2 with two runs, three walks, and one stolen base.
Oneli Perez (
Al Reyes (Former St. Louis-Escogido) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits, one earned run, and one walk. (g/f:2-1)
Former St. Louis Cardinal
I spoke with Hector Cardenas (Quad Cities)
Friday night and he told me that he did not make the Gigantes team and will be
pitching in the Dominican Instructional League for the St. Louis
Colombian League (October 23)
The Caimanes de Barranquilla will present their team on October 20: Team Renteria
Nicaraguan Baseball Federation
Major League Baseball donated spikes and various other equipment to the country: La Prensa
Kiley McDaniel of Baseball Prospectus posted video from the Dominican showcase that is taking place this weekend. The players featured are Wagner Mateo, Edward Salcedo, Estailon Peguero, and Luis Jolly. Be sure to stop by his video site and check out his twitter account as he sends updates. He said that Mateo has been receiving a lot of interest from teams and could sign for somewhere in the one million dollar range.
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