Daryl Jones (
Surprise (6-3) send Mike Parisi (
Mexican Pacific League
Mike McCoy (Former Memphis-Culiacan) started at shortstop and moved to third base, batting leadoff. 1-for-3 with two runs, one walk, one hit by pitch, two stolen bases, and two fielding errors.
Hugo Castellanos (Former Memphis-Obregon) entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter, getting him to ground out. (ir-s:1-0)
Andy Cavazos (Former St. Louis-Guasave) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:0-3)
Mochis (6-4-1) visits
Obregon (4-7) visits
Guasave (3-6-1) visits
Navojoa (5-6) visits
Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 0-for-5 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.
Dennis Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at first base and batted eighth. 0-for-1 with one strikeout.
Margarita and Aragua are tied 0-0, game was suspended after two innings and is scheduled to continue on October 25.
Magallanes (9-3) visits Lara (4-8) @ 7:30 PM VST.
Margarita (5-5) visits La Guaira (5-7) @ 7:30 PM VST.
Caribes (5-6) visits Aragua (3-8) @ 7:30 PM VST.
Venezuelan Parallel League
Full roster for the St. Louis Cardinals team: The Cardinal Nation
The official site is still weeks behind on updates.
Mark Hamilton (Memphis-Gigantes) started in left field and moved to right, batting fifth. 0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.
Estrellas Orientales will hold their 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday: Listin Diario
Former St. Louis Cardinals Pedro Guerrero, Joaquin Andujar, and Felix Jose are among the guests expected at the event.
Aguilas (3-2) visits Azucareros (3-2) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Escogido (2-3) visits Gigantes (2-3) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Estrellas (2-3) visits Licey (3-2) @ 7:30 PM AST - Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis) is scheduled to start for Licey.
The league kicks off
it's 10th season on Friday and
Mark Shorey (
Chris Swauger (
League rosters have been announced: El Heraldo
Begins play Friday:
(Former GCL) is pitching for
(Former DSL) will be a utility player for
Puerto Rican League (November 12)
The league will allow the participation of up to and only two professional/veteran players per team this winter season: Primera Hora
Kiley McDaniel of Baseball Prospectus added two new videos, one of 15-year old left handed hitting centerfielder Vicmal De La Cruz and the other of Cuban left handed pitcher Noel Arguelles: Vimeo
MLB Trade Rumors was kind enough to get the ball rolling on a rumor that the Cardinals are one of many teams eyeing Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman: Link
From my understanding, if the Cardinals want Chapman that badly, they will have to outbid the New York Yankees, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (the heavy hitters). The St. Louis Cardinals also have to make a decision on re-signing Matt Holliday and extending Albert Pujols, which could factor into the equation.
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