Current Cardinals News
The schedule for the 2010 MLB Academies Tournament in
The Detroit Tigers are moving their
ESPN's Jorge Arangure writes that Cuban defectors Adeiny Hechevarria (Blue Jays),
Jose Iglesias (Red
Sox), and Noel
Arguelles (Royals) could change the way free agents are
pursued coming out of
Colombian League officials met with representatives of Populous to talk about how to improve the stadiums in the country. The facilities seem to be the only thing keeping the league from entering the Caribbean Series. Populous designed Roger Dean Stadium and many others across the major and minor leagues. Team Renteria
Other Organizations' Prospects
Chicago Cubs' DSL left fielder Gregorio Robles was handed a 100-game suspension and Cleveland Indians' DSL pitcher Jeffry Cleto was suspended for 50 games. MiLB Official Site
International Free Agents
Jorge Ebro of El Nuevo Herald posted on his twitter account that interest in Cuban pitcher Yuniesky Maya is picking up.
Wagner Mateo (Former International Signing) worked out for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks seem to be interested in possibly making an offer to Mateo, but he still is scheduled to work out for a few more teams. The Cleveland Indians were also expected to check out Mateo. Mateo took on several Oakland Athletics' pitchers later in the week.
Sports Illustrated's Melissa Segura tweeted that Dominican pitcher Rafael DePaula is scheduled to work out for interested teams March 23rd. The two front runners are the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees.
The Dominican Prospect League is working to put together an All-Star game that will feature some of its top free agent prospects and upcoming July 2nd talent. No date is set, but the league is aiming for April.
The Oakland Athletics voided the contract of Dominican pitcher Michael Feliz after he failed a mandatory drug test.
Former Cardinals playing in the Triple-A Mexican League:
Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite) - Petroleros de Minatitlan
Alexander Francisco (Former DSL) - Petroleros de Minatitlan (reserve)
Iker Franco (Former
Cut from the Triple-A Mexican League:
Andy Cavazos (Former
Tomo Ohka (Former
Matt Perisho (Former
Former Cardinals playing in the
So Taguchi (Former
Cut from the
Chris Richard (Former
Scott Seabol (Former
Ken Oberkfell (
Juan Mosquera (Former GCL) playing for Panama Metro in the Panama League playoffs:
Mar. 18: Entered late in the game at third base. 0-for-2 at the plate.
Mar. 19: Entered late in the game at first base. 1-for-1 with one triple.
Mar. 20: Started at second base and batted ninth. 1-for-3 with one run.
Mar. 20: Entered in the seventh and pitched one-third of an inning. He allowed two hits and no runs.
Panama Metro is 2-1 and in first place in the Group A Division.
(Former DSL) has played in seven games going 7-for-19 (.368) with a double,
two RBIs, one run, one walk, three strikeouts, and two errors as of March
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