Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Mayaguez) started in right field and moved to first base, batting third. 2-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs, one walk, and two stolen bases.
Pete Parise (Memphis-Mayaguez) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck out three. (p-s:29-20)(g/f:1-2)
Fernando Salas (Memphis-Hermosillo) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out one. (p-s:8-7)(g/f:2-0)
Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Escogido) started at second base and batted ninth. 0-for-4 and assisted in one double play.
Julio Manon (Former Johnson City-Escogido) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (2). (p-s:18-11)(g/f:0-3)
The Caribbean Confederation will focus more on younger players rather than the veterans, like they did in the past. Pablo Ozuna (Former Peoria-Escogido), Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Mayaguez), and Pete Parise (Memphis-Mayaguez) were all named to the 2010 Caribbean Series All-Tournament Team: MLB Official Site
The Caribbean Confederation president Juan Francisco Puello said that the Colombian League stadiums are still not up to par and need work before being considered for the Caribbean Series: Caribbean Series Official Site
Puello said it wouldn't take much
Luis Polonia (Aguilas) has decided to retire from baseball and work with the younger players in the Dominincan Baseball Academies: Lisitin Diario
1. Escogido-Dominican 5-1
2. Mayaguez-Puerto Rico 4-2
3. Hermosillo-Mexico 2-4
4. Caracas-Venezuela 1-5
Nicaraguan National Championship
Sunday's Results (Game One, Game Two):
Carazo beat Las Segovias 6-5, Las Segovias beat Carazo 5-0
Costa Caribe beat Matagalpa 8-5 and 2-1
Chinandega beat Esteli 8-4 and 3-2
Jinotega beat Boaco 4-3, Boaco beat Jinotega 11-3
Chinandega (3-1) visits Matagalpa (1-3)
Esteli (1-3) visits
Jinotega (3-1) visits Carazo (2-2)
Boaco (1-3) visits Chontales (4-0)
Rivas (2-2) visits
Puerto Rican Double A League
Begins play February 19th.
The Dominican Prospect League will
play one game at the Arizona Diamondbacks Complex in
Cuban defector Leslie Anderson will have his workout at the Quintana Roo (Triple-A Mexican League) stadium: El Nuevo Herald
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