Cardinals Winter League Notebook: 10/10/11

Matt Carpenter's winter plans are disclosed while Team USA faces a Monday must-win game.

Results from games played Sunday, October 9.


World Cup/Pan Am


Joe Thurston (former St. Louis-USA) started at second base and batted third.  1-for-4 at the plate.

Royce Ring (former Memphis-USA) entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.

Chuckie Fick (Memphis-USA) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and hit one batter. (g/f:2-1)


Canada beat USA 6-1

USA Baseball Official Site Post Game


Tony Granadillo (former New Jersey-Venezuela) started at first base and batted sixth.  0-for-4 at the plate.

Yonathan Sivira (former Quad Cities-Venezuela) started in centerfield and batted ninth.  1-for-4 with one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.


Venezuela beat Italy 7-6


Curt Smith (former Springfield-Netherlands) started at first base and batted fourth.  1-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.


Netherlands beat Panama 7-3


Ivan Maldonado (former tryout-Puerto Rico) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, three earned runs, one walk, one balk, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:5-6)


Chinese Taipei beat Puerto Rico 3-1


Juan Richardson (former Springfield-Dominican Republic) started at third base and batted fourth.  1-for-5 with two strikeouts and grounded into one double play.


South Korea beat Dominican Republic 5-4


Edgard Montiel (former DSL-Nicaragua) started at third base and batted seventh.  0-for-2 with one walk and two strikeouts.


Cuba beat Nicaragua 6-0


Monday's Games:

Greece (0-6) visits Chinese Taipei (1-5) @ 10:00 AM

Panama (5-1) visits USA (3-3) @ 2:00 PM – Game Tracker (must win for USA if they want to move to second round)



Arizona Fall League


Ryan Jackson (Springfield-Peoria) has played in three games going 4-for-9 (.444) with two RBIs, four total bases, one run, one walk, one strikeout, .500 OBP, .444 SLG, and .944 OPS.

Matt Adams (Springfield-Peoria) has played in four games going 4-for-18 (.222) with one double, four RBIs, five total bases, four runs, six strikeouts, one stolen base, .222 OBP, .278 SLG, and .500 OPS.

Oscar Taveras (Quad Cities-Peoria) has played in three games going 2-for-12 (.167) with two total bases, three strikeouts, .167 OBP, .167 SLG, and .333 OPS.


Tyler Lyons (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made one start posting a 0-1 record, 3.00 ERA, and 1.33 WHIP.  He's allowed three hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck five out.

Keith Butler (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made two relief appearances posting a 0-1 record, 21.60 ERA, and 3.60 WHIP.  He's allowed one hit, four earned runs, five walks, and struck one out.

Justin Wright (Palm Beach-Peoria) has made two relief appearances posting a 0-0 record, 13.50 ERA, and 4.50 WHIP.  He's allowed three hits, two earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck one out.

David Kopp (Memphis-Peoria) has made one relief appearance posting a 0-0 record, 27.00 ERA, 5.00 WHIP, and one hold.  He's allowed three hits, three earned runs, and two walks.


Former Cardinal:

Alex Castellanos (former Springfield-Dodgers-Salt River) has played in five games going 4-for-18 (.222) with one double, one triple, one home run, five RBIs, ten total bases, four runs, one walk, three strikeouts, one caught stealing, .263 OBP, .556 SLG, and .819 OPS.


Monday's Games:

Peoria (1-4) visits Phoenix (3-2) @ 12:35 PM MST

Salt River (4-1) visits Surprise (4-0) @ 12:35 PM MST

Mesa (0-5) visits Scottsdale (2-2) @ 6:35 PM MST



Mexican Pacific League


Kip Wells (former St. Louis-Obregon) started and pitched five innings and allowed three hits and no runs in his first exhibition appearance: Obregon Official Site


Jermaine Curtis (Springfield-Mochis) homered to help Mochis to a 3-2 win: Mochis Official Site



Venezuelan League


The 34-man rosters will be announced on Wednesday: Lider


Cesar Izturis (former St. Louis) joined Lara camp on Sunday: Lara Official Site


Mike Parisi (former St. Louis) and Kevin Mulvey (former draft pick) are expected in Margarita camp on Monday and the organization released Dennis Abreu (former Tennessee): Margarita Official Site



Dominican League


Francisco Samuel (Springfield) joined Estrellas on Sunday and the team expects him to be one of the main relievers out of the bullpen: Listin Diario


David Carpenter (former Palm Beach-Astros) is expected to report to Escogido camp on Monday: Listin Diario


Hector Luna (former St. Louis) was named captain of the Aguilas team: Aguilas Official Site


Jose Offerman has put in a request to be reinstated by the Dominican League after an altercation got him suspended last year: Cibao Official Site


Licey announced that Matt Carpenter will be joining the team: Licey Official Twitter



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