Daryl Jones (
Surprise (4-2) visits
Mexican Pacific League
One game was played and one was suspended, but neither involved any current or former Cardinals players.
Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 3-for-4 with one home run, four two-out RBIs, and one run.
Cardinals minor league hitting coordinator Dan Radison is the hitting coach for Navegrantes del Magallanes.
Aragua (1-8) visits Zulia (6-3) @ 7:30 PM VST.
Lara (3-6) visits La Guaira (5-4)
@ 7:30 PM VST - Richard Castillo (
Venezuelan Parallel Western League
The league was canceled for the 2009-10 season. Richard Castillo (Marineros-Lara) and former GCL Cardinal Jose Penaloza (Zulia) pitched in the league last year.
Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) started as designated hitter and batted third. 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) started at third base and batted fourth. 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch.
Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Estrellas) started in right field and batted seventh. 2-for-4 with one double, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and grounded into one double play.
Kelvin Jimenez (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck out one. (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-1)
Estrellas (2-1) hosts Escogido (1-2) @ 8:00 PM AST.
Azucareros (2-1) visits Gigantes (1-2) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Licey (2-1) hosts Aguilas (1-2) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Colombian League (October 23)
Barranquilla introduced their team on Monday (picture included in article, Cardinals prospects in back row): El Heraldo Donovan Solano (Memphis), Mark Shorey (Memphis), Chris Swauger (Palm Beach), and Adron Chambers (Palm Beach) are all listed on the roster. Alexander Castellano (VSL) received an invite but never appeared or else did not make the team.
Solano told the local newspaper that this may be his final year playing in the Colombian League. He explains that the Cardinals scouts would like to see him get some experience in either the Dominican or Venezuelan Leagues to help prepare him for the majors. El Heraldo
Armando Carrasco (Former Quad Cities) signed on to pitch for Miami Diamantes: FWBL Official Site
Puerto Rican League (November 12)
The League president will meet
with Cangrejeros de Santurce owner Jose Valentin and the stadium owner
in hopes of putting aside their differences so the team can play in their home
city. If nothing can be finalized, the team will play in a neighboring
Scott Boras and Tony Bernazard are close to signing a deal: NY Daily News
From what I hear, it is creating a lot of negative buzz amongst the other agents throughout the Latin baseball community. Bernazard was the New York Mets' Vice President of Player Development before getting into a couple confrontations and being fired.
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