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Mexican Pacific League Championship
Colombian League Championship
Donovan Solano (Memphis-Barranquilla) connected for a triple in the eighth inning.
Mark Shorey (Memphis-Barranquilla) was named MVP of the Finals after he went 8-for-19 (.421) with four doubles, one home run, and eight RBIs during the six games. In the sixth game Shorey had two hits with one double, three RBIs, one run, and one walk.
Dominican Prospect League
Centerfielder Joel Araujo and pitcher Rafael DePaula were named Players of the Game: DPL Official Site
Keep an eye on many of these players as quite a few are rumored to have teams scouting and even talking to them about contracts for the 2010 season. The bonus of the league is that all the background checks are already done and are available for any team to view.
2010 Caribbean Series In
Escogido celebrated their championship win with a parade for the fans: Listin Diario
Tuesday's Opening Round:
Korean Baseball (KBO)
Les Walrond (Former
The Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, San Francisco Giants, and Seattle Mariners have all sent scouts to watch Cuban defector Jose Julio Ruiz: Terreno de Pelota
ESPN's Jorge Arangure thinks that Ruiz could sign sometime this week.
Chicago White Sox MLB beat writer Scott Merkin answered a question on Cuban defector Yuniesky Maya, in his latest inbox, saying the team had scouted Maya but has backed out now that they signed J.J. Putz to a contract for the 2010 season.
(Phillies Free Agent) still thinks he has another year in him and hopes to sign
with a team for the 2010 season.
Josh Pressley (Former
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