Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/19/10

Amaury Cazana suits up in Venezuela in our daily report on St. Louis Cardinals prospects past and present in winter ball.

Mexican Pacific League Championship

 

Friday's Game:

Hermosillo visits Mazatlan @ 8:00 PM MST.

 

 

Venezuelan League Round Robin

 

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-La Guaira) started in right field and batted fourth.  0-for-3 with one walk.

 

Magallanes beat La Guaira 7-4

LVBP official Site Post Game
 

Dennis Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at third base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one RBI and two strikeouts.

 

Zulia beat Margarita 3-2

LVBP Official Site Post Game

 

Ramon Ortiz (Licey) and Jason Standridge (Aguilas/Licey) have signed on to play for Caracas: Caracas Official Site

 

Tuesday's Game:

Zulia (6-9) visits La Guaira (7-8) @ 6:30 PM VST.

 

 

Dominican League Championship

 

Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Gigantes) entered in the ninth in left field.

 

Gigantes beat Escogido 2-1 

Listin Diario Post Game

 

The Dominican League has suspended Jose Offerman indefinitely for his actions on Saturday: Licey Official Site

 

Tuesday's Game:

Gigantes (1-0) visits Escogido (0-1) @ 7:30 PM AST - Nerio Rodriguez (Former St. Louis) is scheduled to start for Escogido.

 

 

Colombian League Round Robin

 

Monteria beat Sincelejo 12-4: El Heraldo Post Game

Javier Colina (Former Memphis-Monteria) 3-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs.

 

Tuesday's Game:

Monteria (5-6) visits Barranquilla (6-4)

 

 

Nicaraguan League Championship

 

Wednesday's Game:

Granada (0-3) visits Leon (3-0)

 

 

Puerto Rican League Playoffs

 

Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) started in right field and batted third.  0-for-3 with one run and one walk.  Rios was selected in the Tournament Draft.

Ruben Gotay (MiLB Signing-Carolina) entered in the eighth at second base and assisted in two double plays.

 

Carolina beat Caguas 5-0

Primera Hora Post Game

 

Mayaguez @ Arecibo was postponed due to wet grounds: Primera Hora

 

Michel Abreu (Arecibo) - MVP

Levale Speigner (Carolina) - Pitcher of the Year

Hiram Burgos (Mayaguez) - Rookie of the Year

Pat Kelly (Arecibo) - Manager of the Year

Pedro Valdes (Carolina) - Comeback Player of the Year

Primera Hora

 

Juan Gonzalez (Former MLB Spring Invite) has asked the Puerto Rican Baseball Federation to reinstate him for the upcoming Double A League season.  Teams can have two players with MLB experience on their rosters and the draft will take place on February 10th.  Primera Hora

 

Tuesday's Games:

Carolina (1-0) visits Caguas (0-1) @ 7:30 PM AST.

Mayaguez (0-0) visits Arecibo (0-0) @ 7:30 PM AST.

 

 

International Market Place

 

The Texas Rangers have signed 16-year old Colombian catcher Jorge Alfaro.  Alfaro participated in the Dominican Prospect League held in December: Rangers Official Site

 

  

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