Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Escogido) started at second base and batted ninth. 1-for-4 with one run.
Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in right field and batted third. 1-for-3 with one caught stealing.
The Caribbean Series held a baseball clinic for children between 6-10 years old. Abraham Nunez (Former St. Louis-Escogido), Bill Pulsipher (Former St. Louis-Mayaguez), and Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) were among some of the players that participated: Caribbean Series Official Site
ESPN's Jorge Arangure takes a look at how the new agreement between the MLB and winter leagues could change who now plays during the cold months: ESPN
Luis Sojo (Former Lara MGR) is looking forward to the possibility of managing Licey in the Dominican League: ESPN Deportes
Nicaraguan National Championship
Matagalpa beat Costa Caribe 5-0
Jinotega beat Boaca 4-2
Chinandega beat Esteli 5-4 in 10 innings
Matagalpa (1-0) visits Costa Caribe (0-1)
Boaco (0-1) visits Jinotega (1-0)
Chontales (1-0) visits
Frente Sur (0-1) visits
Esteli (0-1) visits Chinandega (1-0)
Masaya (0-1) visits
I exchanged emails with the editor of the Taiwan Baseball Blogspot on one of his recent posts concerning the Cardinals scouting right-handed pitcher Hao-Chun Chiu and left-handed hitter Chi-Hung Hsu. He said he had sources that told him about the situation but Matt Slater was not mentioned, only an educated guess. Slater is the head scout in the Asian market for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Oakland Athletics signed right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz, the Milwaukee Brewers signed right-handed pitcher Eduard Reyes, and the Tampa Bay Rays signed shortstop Juan Tapia. All three played in the Dominican Prospect League: DPL Official Site
Cuban first baseman Leslie Anderson will have a
workout for teams in
The Toronto Blue Jays, Colorado Rockies, and Boston Red Sox look to be the front runners for Cuban first baseman Jose Julio Ruiz.
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