Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/12/10

Ruben Gotay is the player of the day in our daily report on St. Louis Cardinals prospects past and present in winter ball.

Mexican Pacific League Playoffs


The Los Angeles Dodgers re-signed Hyang-Nam Choi to a minor league deal.  Choi pitched for Guasave earlier in the winter.  Baseball America


Tuesday's Games:

Culiacan visits Hermosillo @ 7:30 PM MST.

Obregon visits Mazatlan @ 8:00 PM MST.



Veracruz Instructional League (Mexico) Championship


Tuesday's Game:

San Andres (0-2) visits Xalapa (2-0) @ 7:00 PM MST.



Venezuelan League Round Robin


Margarita beat La Guaira 8-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game


Magallanes beat Caracas 10-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game


Luis Rodriguez (Indians-Aragua) will replace Ronny Cedeno (Pirates-Aragua) on the Magallanes roster.  Cedeno has left the team due to the flu.  Comandante del Beisbol


Tuesday's Games:

Magallanes (7-3) visits Zulia (3-6) @ 7:30 PM VST.

Margarita (4-6) visits Caracas (6-5) @ 7:30 PM VST.



Dominican League Round Robin


Nerio Rodriguez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck out four. (g/f:7-2)

Ricardo Rodriguez (Former Memphis-Escogido) entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out two. (ir-s:2-0)


Gigantes beat Escogido 4-3

Listin Diario Post Game


Matt Pagnozzi (Memphis-Azucareros) entered in the seventh at catcher and batted ninth.  0-for-1 at the plate.


Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) started in left field and batted sixth.  0-for-4 with one RBI.

Ron Belliard (Former St. Louis-Licey) started at third base and batted eighth.  1-for-5 with two runs and grounded into one double play.

Jorge Sosa (Former St. Louis-Licey) started and pitched six innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck out six for the winning decision (1-1). (g/f:5-7)


Licey beat Azucareros 10-1

Listin Diario Post Game


The Tampa Bay Rays have pulled Willy Aybar (Licey) from the round robin due to a wrist injury: Licey Official Site


No games Tuesday, Wednesday's games:

Gigantes (10-4) visits Azucareros (5-9) @ 7:30 PM AST.

Licey (6-8) visits Escogido (7-7) @ 7:30 PM AST.



Colombian League Round Robin


Barranquilla beat Sincelejo 10-8: El Heraldo Post Game


Tuesday's Game:

Monteria (2-4) visits Sincelejo (4-2)



Nicaraguan League


Gustavo Martinez (Former GCL-Managua) has a 2-3 record, 0.73 ERA, and nine saves.  He's allowed 24 hits, nine runs (two earned), nine walks, and struck out 23 over 24.2 innings.


Edgard Montiel (Former DSL-Granada) has played in 25 games going 5-for-20 (.250) with four RBIs, three runs, one walk, and four strikeouts.


Tuesday's Games:

Granada (29-24) visits Managua (24-28)

Leon (28-24) visits Chinandega (24-29)



Puerto Rican League


D'Angelo Jimenez (Former Memphis-Arecibo) started at third base and batted second.  1-for-5 with one stolen base.


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

Johnny Hernandez (Former Palm Beach-Mayaguez) started in right field and batted ninth.  1-for-3 with one triple, one run, and one throwing error.

Mike Maroth (Former St. Louis-Mayaguez) started and pitched 6.2 innings.  He allowed seven hits, four runs (two earned), struck out five, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (3-0).  (g/f:5-9)


Mayaguez beat Arecibo 5-4


Ruben Gotay (MiLB Signing-Carolina) started at second base and batted second.  2-for-4 with one strikeout and one caught stealing.

Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) started in right field and batted third.  0-for-3 with one walk.


Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in left field and batted leadoff.  0-for-3 with one walk.


Ponce beat Carolina 1-0


Tuesday's Games:

Mayaguez (17-23) visits Caguas (19-19) @ 7:15 PM AST.

Ponce (15-25) visits Carolina (19-20) @ 7:15 PM AST.



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