The MLB is exploring the idea of
having two teams play spring training games in
The Industriales extended the Cuban Baseball League Championship to seven games and knocked off Villa Clara for the title. Baseball Cuba
The Dominican Prospect League will have a second All-Star showcase on April 15th. Dominican Prospect League Official Site
The market place is expected to pick up for Cuban pitcher Yuniesky Maya with spring camps breaking. Past rumors have the Boston Red Sox as the front runners. El Nuevo Herald
15 teams checked out Cuban catcher Maikel Pineiro's latest workout. He still is expected to wait until the MLB Draft to join a major league organization. Cuban Ball Players
Athletes Premier International and Prestige have joined forces. Both agencies represent Latin American players in baseball. Melissa Segura Twitter
The San Diego Padres are rumored to be working out Dominican pitcher Rafael DePaula in the next week. MLB Trade Rumors
Other Organizations' Prospects
The Atlanta Braves signed left fielder Deion Galvan and catcher Roberto Machado, both from the Tenerife Marlins in the Spanish League. Spanish League Official Site
The Boston Red Sox signed Cuban left fielder Jorge Padron to a $350,000 bonus. Jorge Ebro Twitter
The Oakland Athletics are rumored
to have signed
The San Francisco Giants signed Cuban right-handed pitcher Reiner Roibal ($450,000 bonus), while the Tampa Bay Rays inked Cuban pitcher Sergio Espinosa ($100,000 bonus) to a deal. Jorge Ebro Twitter
(Former Quad Cities) homered to help
Olmecas de Tabasco of the Triple-A
Mexican League signed Joe Rogers (Former Memphis) to a contract for the 2010 season.
Juan Acevedo (
Former Cardinals playing in the Italian Baseball League:
Mike Crudale (Former
Ivanon Coffie (Former
Juan Mosquera (Former GCL) Playing For
Mar. 29: Started at shortstop and batted ninth. 1-for-3 with two runs.
Mar. 30: Started at shortstop and batted leadoff. 1-for-3 with one run.
Apr. 3: Entered late in the game at third base. 1-for-1 with one RBI and one error.
Apr. 4: Started at shortstop and batted second. 0-for-3 and one error.
Apr. 4: Entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, two earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck out one.
Panama Metro is 6-7 and has qualified for the next round in the Panama Metro Playoffs.
(Former DSL) has played in 11 games going 9-for-28 (.321) with two doubles, five
RBIs, two runs, two walks, three strikeouts, and two errors as of March
(Former MiLB Spring Invite) has played in 11 games going 7-for-31 (.226) with
one double, two RBIs, eight total bases, five runs, six strikeouts, .226 OBP,
.258 SLG, and .484 OPS.
Iker Franco (Former Springfield) has played in 16 games going 11-for-62 (.177) with three doubles, two home runs, nine RBIs, 20 total bases, seven runs, 17 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .261 OBP, .323 SLG, and .583 OPS. Quintana Roo is 9-8 and in fourth place in the Triple-A Mexican League Hidalgo Division.
(Former Memphis) has played in 16 games going 17-for-58 (.293) with three
doubles, one triple, two home runs, eight RBIs, 28 total bases, 14 runs, 12
walks, six strikeouts, one caught stealing, .414 OBP, .483 SLG, and .897
Matt Perisho (Former
(Former St. Louis) has played in 17 games going 12-for-66 (.182) with five
doubles, one triple, two home runs, seven RBIs, 25 total bases, ten runs, six
walks, eight strikeouts, .280 OBP, .379 SLG, and .659 OPS.
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