Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 11/13/09

Mark Shorey is the player of the day in our daily report on Cardinals prospects in winter ball.

Arizona Fall League

 

Daniel Descalso (Memphis) started at second base and batted second.  1-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Gary Daley (Springfield) entered in the sixth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one walk, and struck one out for the hold (2). (p-s:39-24)(g/f:3-3)

 

Surprise beat Peoria Javelinas 8-6

MLB Official Site Post Game

Surprise (11-15) visits Peoria Javelinas (17-9) Friday @ 12:35 PM MST.

 

John Sickels of Minor League Ball is taking questions on the AFL and was asked about Daryl Jones regaining his power: "I used to think that Jones could develop some power but I'm starting to doubt that now."

 

 

Mexican Pacific League

 

Andy Cavazos (Former St. Louis-Guasave) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck out two. (g/f:1-0)

 

Guasave beat Hermosillo 7-1

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Reid Gorecki (Former Springfield-Navojoa) started in right field and batted third.  0-for-4 with one two-out RBI, two runs, one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, and two outfield assists.

 

Mike McCoy (Former Memphis-Culiacan) started at shortstop and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

 

Navojoa beat Culiacan 8-4

LMP Official Site Post Game

 

Pitcher to watch: Andres Meza, a 23-year old starting pitcher who throws for contact and not strikeouts.  He's been one of the Triple-A Mexican League's top pitchers the last two seasons, but is currently struggling this winter hurling for the LMP's Culiacan.  The Red Sox had interest in him during the summer.

 

Friday's Games:

Navojoa (17-12) visits Mazatlan (20-9) @ 6:00 PM MST.

Guasave (11-16-1) visits Mexicali (16-13) @ 6:00 PM MST.

Mochis (12-16-1) visits Culiacan (8-19-1) @ 7:30 PM MST.

Obregon (14-15) visits Hermosillo (15-13-1) @ 7:30 PM MST.

 

 

Veracruz Instructional League (Mexico)

 

Francisco Rivera (Palm Beach) and San Andres beat Alexander Francisco (Former DSL) and Cordoba 9-2.

Former Memphis Redbird Kit Pellow has signed on to join San Andres and he doubled, Rivera had a sac fly that drove in a run.

 

Joe Rogers (Former Memphis) and Cosamaloapan beat Minatitlan 1-0.

 

 

Venezuelan League

 

Marcos Rodriguez (Former Palm Beach-Caribes) started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one sac fly.

 

Caribes beat Magallanes 6-4

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Dennis Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at first base and batted ninth.  2-for-4 with one home run (grand slam), four RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

 

Margarita beat Aragua 12-7

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Jon Jay (Memphis-Caracas) started in centerfield and batted leadoff.  1-for-4 with one strikeout.

Orber Moreno (Former Memphis-Caracas) entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out three for the winning decision (2-0).  (p-s:23-16)(g/f:1-2)

 

Caracas beat Zulia 3-2

LVBP Official Site

 

Vladimir Nunez (Former Memphis-Lara) talks about his gratefulness that teams are giving him a chance to pitch in winter ball and his thoughts about retiring: Comandante del Biesbol

 

Friday's Games:

Aragua (12-16) visits Caribes (9-20) @ 7:15 PM VST.

Lara (11-19) visits Magallanes (21-8) @ 7:30 PM VST.

Caracas (22-7) visits Margarita (17-13) @ 7:30 PM VST.

Zulia (13-16) visits La Guaira (12-18) @ 7:30 PM VST.

 

 

Venezuelan Parallel League

 

St. Louis beat Seattle 13-6 (boxscore not available)

 

Anthony Fonseca (VSL-Caracas) started in left field and batted leadoff.  0-for-5 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

 

Kleininger Teran (Johnson City-Aragua) started at first base and batted eighth.  2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and one error.

 

Caracas beat Aragua 8-7

 

 

Dominican League

 

Tony Cruz (Springfield-Estrellas) has played in eight games going 5-for-23 (.217) with two doubles, three RBIs, seven total bases, one run, six strikeouts, .217 OBP, .304 SLG, and .522 OPS.

Mark Hamilton (Memphis-Gigantes) has played in 15 games going 9-for-47 (.191) with one double, two home runs, nine RBIs, 16 total bases, four runs, six walks, 15 strikeouts, .298 OBP, .340 SLG, and .639 OPS.

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Licey) has played in 11 games going 5-for-37 (.135) with two doubles, two RBIs, seven total bases, two runs, one walk, nine strikeouts, .158 OBP, .189 SLG, and .347 OPS.

 

Hector Luna (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) has played in 20 games going 22-for-76 (.289) with three doubles, ten RBIs, 25 total bases, 11 runs, nine walks, three stolen bases, 13 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .379 OBP, .329 SLG, and .708 OPS.

Julian Tavarez (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) has made six appearances (one start) posting a 0-0 record and 2.45 ERA.  He's allowed eight hits, three earned runs, one home run, hit one batter, walked five, and struck out ten over 11 innings.

Luis Perdomo (Former Springfield-Aguilas) has made three relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and two holds.  He's allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck out one over 2.1 innings.

Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) has played in 20 games going 20-for-68 (.294) with five doubles, one home run, seven RBIs, 28 total bases, 14 runs, 14 walks, 13 strikeouts, .435 OBP, .412 SLG, and .847 OPS.

Fernando Tatis (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) has played in 17 games going 18-for-62 (.290) with six doubles, one home run, six RBIs, 27 total bases, nine runs, five walks, one stolen base, 12 strikeouts, .348 OBP, .435 SLG, and .783 OPS.

Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Estrellas) has played in 20 games going 19-for-71 (.268) with four doubles, ten RBIs, 23 total bases, seven runs, six walks, six strikeouts, .333 OBP, .324 SLG, and .657 OPS.

Evan MacLane (Memphis Free Agent-Estrellas) has made five starts posting a 4-0 record and 1.80 ERA.  He's allowed 26 hits, six earned runs, five walks, and struck out 24 over 30 innings. (side note: Hanshin out of Japan is the rumored team to be scouting in the Dominican)

Kelvin Jimenez (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) has made eight relief appearances posting a 0-0 record and 1.69 ERA.  He's allowed seven hits, five runs (two earned), one home run, hit one batter, walked four, and struck out six over 10.2 innings.

Abraham Nunez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) has played int wo games going 0-for-4 with one walk, two strikeouts, .200 OBP, and .200 OPS.

Nerio Rodriguez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) has made two appearances (one start) posting an 0-1 record and 5.06 ERA.  He's allowed seven hits, three earned runs, and struck out six over 5.1 innings.

Ricardo Rodriguez (Former Memphis-Escogido) has made four relief appearances posting an 0-1 record and 7.71 ERA.  He's allowed three hits, three runs (two earned), two walks, and struck out one over 2.1 innings.

Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) has played in 21 games going 28-for-78 (.359) with four doubles, two triples, three home runs, 17 RBIs, 45 total bases, 12 runs, six walks, four stolen bases, six strikeouts, two caught stealing, .412 OBP, .577 SLG, and .989 OPS.

D'Angelo Jimenez (Former Memphis-Licey) has played in 14 games going 4-for-30 (.133) with two RBIs, four total bases, five runs, ten walks, one stolen base, seven strikeouts, one caught stealing, .350 OBP, .133 SLG, and .483 OPS.

Yadel Marti (Cuban Free Agent) has made four appearances (three starts) posting a 2-1 record and 2.87 ERA.  He's allowed 15 hits, five earned runs, two walks, and struck out three over 15.2 innings.

Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis-Licey) has made three starts posting a 1-1 record and 3.00 ERA.  He's allowed ten hits, four earned runs, hit one batter, walked four, and struck out five over 12 innings.

Oneli Perez (Memphis Free Agent-Licey) has made 11 relief appearances posting an 0-1 reocrd, 3.18 ERA, and eight saves.  He's allowed 12 hits, five runs (four earned), one home run, three walks, and struck out six over 11.1 innings.

Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Azucareros) has played in six games going 4-for-12 (.333) with two doubles, five RBIs, six total bases, one walk, two strikeouts, .357 OBP, .500 SLG, and .857 OPS.

Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Azucareros) has made ten relief appearances posting a 1-0 record, 2.38 ERA, and eight saves.  He's allowed eight hits, two earend runs, one home run, three walks, and struck out 13 over 12 innings.

 

Friday's Games:

Aguilas (9-12) visits Azucareros (13-8) @ 7:30 PM AST.

Escogido (12-9) visits Gigantes (9-11) @ 7:30 PM AST.

Estrellas (7-13) visits Licey (12-9) @ 7:30 PM AST.

 

 

Colombian League

 

Javier Colina (Former Memphis-Monteria) started at third base and batted fifth.  0-for-5 with two strikeouts.

Cartagena beat Monteria 3-1: Team Renteria Post Game

 

Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 17-4: Adron Chambers (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) tripled and scored three runs; Mark Shorey (Memphis-Barranquilla) doubled, homered, and drove in multiple runs.

El Heraldo Post Game


Friday's Games:

Monteria (7-10) visits Sincelejo (9-7)

Barranquilla (8-8) visits Cartagena (8-7) for a doubleheader

 

 

Nicaraguan League

 

Granada beat Managua 5-1 in a game that featured a match-up of the league's top pitchers in Alvaro Lopez (Managua) and Armando Hernandez (Granada): Official Site Post Game and El Nuevo Diario Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Managua (5-8) visits Leon (10-5)

Chinandega (5-7) visits Granada (7-7)

 

 

Florida Winter Baseball League

 

Gerard Haran (Former GCL-Space Coast) started at catcher and batted fifth.  1-for-4 at the plate.

 

Elvis Hernandez (Former Springfield-Miami) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out.

Armando Carrasco (Former Quad Cities-Miami) entered in the nine and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the save (1).

 

Joey Hage (Johnson City-Miami) is currently on the disabled list.

 

Miami beat Space Coast 4-2 on Wednesday

 

Brandon Garner (Former Palm Beach-Lake County) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck out two for the losing decision (2-1).

 

Seminole County beat Lake County 5-3 on Wednesday


Friday's Games:

Space Coast (2-10) visits Seminole County (6-6)

Miami (8-4) visits Lake County (8-4)

 

 

Puerto Rican League

 

Antonio DeJesus (Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the seventh in left field.

Hector Hernandez (GCL-Mayaguez) entered in the fifth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit and one earned run. (g/f:3-1)

 

Miguel Negron (Former MLB Spring Invite-Arecibo) started in left field and batted second.  2-for-5 with two strikeouts.

Bill Pulsipher (Former St. Louis-Arecibo) started and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, three earned runs, four walks, hit one batter, and struck out three for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:4-1)

 

Mayaguez beat Arecibo 6-4

 

Raul Gonzalez (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in right field and batted fourth.  0-for-4 at the plate.

Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in left field and batted sixth.  1-for-4 with one strikeout.


Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) started as designated hitter and batted eighth.  2-for-4 with two RBIs and one strikeout.

 

Carolina beat Ponce 7-3

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Friday's Games:

Arecibo visits Mayaguez @ 7:15 PM AST.

Caguas visits Ponce @ 7:15 PM AST.

 

  

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