Mexican Pacific League
Mike McCoy (Former Memphis-Culiacan) started at third base and moved to shortstop, batting leadoff. 2-for-5 with one strikeout.
Reid Gorecki (Former Springfield-Navojoa) started in left field and batted third. 0-for-2 with two walks and one strikeout.
Iker Franco (Former Springfield-Obregon) entered in the ninth as a pinch hitter and batted ninth. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Fernando Salas (Memphis-Hermosillo) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out two for the hold (6). (g/f:1-0)
Obregon (17-13) visits
Mochis (12-19) visits
No games Tuesday, Wednesday's games:
Venezuelan League Round Robin
Jason Simontacchi (Former St. Louis-Lara) headed back home but will return to join Magallanes on January 2nd: LVBP Official Site
Zulia (0-0) visits Magallanes (0-0) @ 7:30 PM VST.
Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Gigantes) started in left field and batted eighth. 1-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Abraham Nunez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started at third base and batted ninth. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started as designated hitter and batted third. 2-for-5 at the plate.
Escogido (2-1) visits Azucareros (1-2) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Gigantes (1-2) visits Licey (2-1) @ 7:30 PM AST - Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis) is scheduled to start for Licey.
Javier Colina (Former Memphis-Monteria) started at second base and batted sixth. 3-for-4 with two home runs, seven RBIs, and two runs.
Carlos Pupo (Former Quad Cities-Sincelejo) started at first base and batted seventh. 1-for-4 with one home run, four RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Luis Orozco (GCL-Sincelejo) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck out one.
Pupo started at first base and batted seventh. 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Colina started as designated hitter and batted sixth. 4-for-4 with two RBIs and one run.
Adron Chambers (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started in left field and batted leadoff. 2-for-4 with one RBI, two walks, and two strikeouts.
Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) started at shortstop and batted second. 2-for-6 with two RBIs and one strikeout.
Mark Shorey (Memphis-Barranquilla) started in right field and batted third. 1-for-5 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Chris Swauger (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started at first base and batted sixth. 2-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, and two runs.
Gustavo Martinez (Former GCL-Managua) has a 2-3 record, 0.79 ERA, and eight saves. He's allowed 23 hits, nine runs (two earned), eight walks, and struck out 21 over 22.2 innings.
Edgard Montiel (Former DSL-Granada) has played in 22 games going 5-for-19 (.263) with four RBIs, three runs, one walk, and four strikeouts.
Chinandega (19-25) visits
Puerto Rican League
Johnny Hernandez (Former Palm Beach-Mayaguez) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, and one caught stealing/picked off.
Mike Maroth (Former St. Louis-Mayaguez) started and pitched five innings. He allowed five hits, three earned runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, hit three batters, struck two out, and picked one runner off. (g/f:6-6)
Primera Hora Post Game (photo of Hernandez included)
Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in left field and batted fourth. 0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.
Robinson Cancel (Former Memphis-Ponce) started as catcher and batted eighth. 1-for-4 with one strikeout.
Miguel Negron (Former MLB Spring Invite-Arecibo) started as designated hitter and batted second. 1-for-2 with one double, two RBIs, and two walks.
D'Angelo Jimenez (Former Memphis-Arecibo) entered the game in the eighth at third base and batted fifth. One sacrifice at the plate.
ESPN Jorge Arangure posted at his blog
that it is highly unlikely that Cuban free agent Aroldis Chapman will sign with a
major league club before the end of the 2009 year. If/when he signs in
2010, the 21-year old lefty will be subject to
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