Cardinals Winter Leagues Notebook: 01/29/10

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

Mexican Pacific League Championship


No game Thursday, Friday's game:

Hermosillo (3-2) visits Mazatlan (2-3) @ 8:00 PM MST.



Venezuelan League Championship


Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Caracas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and one home run.  (p-s:18-12)(g/f:2-1)


Jason Simontacchi (Former St. Louis-Magallanes) started and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, four earned runs, two home runs, and struck out three for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:56-40)(g/f:1-6)


Caracas beat Magallanes 6-3

LVBP Official Site Post Game


Friday's Game:

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



Dominican League Championship


Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Gigantes) started in right field and batted eighth.  2-for-3 with one run and one strikeout.


Escogido beat Gigantes 5-2

Listin Diario Post Game


Escogido wins the Dominican League Championship taking the series 5-4 over Gigantes.

This is the franchises 13th title and first since the 1991-92 season: Listin Diario


The Los Angeles Dodgers locked up Ron Belliard (Former St. Louis-Licey) to a one-year deal then a couple days later signed his winter ball teammate Timo Perez (Former St. Louis-Licey) to a minor league deal.



Colombian League Championship


Tuesday's Results:


Adron Chambers (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started in left field and batted leadoff.  2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and two runs.

Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) started at shortstop and batted second.  1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one sac fly.

Chris Swauger (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started at first base and batted fifth.  0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one sac fly.

Mark Shorey (Memphis-Barranquilla) started in right field and batted seventh.  2-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one hit by pitch.


Javier Colina (Former Memphis-Monteria) started at shortstop and batted third.  2-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.


Barranquilla beat Monteria 8-3: Team Renteria Post Game



Nicaraguan League


Jimmy Gonzalez (Granada) picked up his MVP and Championship trophies: La Prensa


The Nicaraguan National Championship begins play on February 5th.



Puerto Rican League Championship


Antonio DeJesus (Springfield-Mayaguez) entered in the ninth as a pinch hitter and batted leadoff.  0-for-1 with one strikeout (swinging).


Cagaus beat Mayaguez 9-2

Primera Hora Post Game


Bill Pulsipher (Former St. Louis-Arecibo) is currently training with Mayaguez as they look like the candidates to claim the Puerto Rican crown and head to Venezuela for the Caribbean Series.  Mike Maroth (Former St. Louis-Mayaguez) will return to the U.S. for spring camp. Primera Hora


Friday's Game:

Mayaguez (3-1) visits Caguas (1-3) @ 7:15 PM AST.



International Market Place


OF-1B Leslie Anderson defected from Cuba in September 2009 and has been staying in Mexico since.  The 26-year old has been ruled a free agent by the MLB and will be moving to the Dominican to begin showcasing for teams in the near future.  El Nuevo Herald



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