Thursday, October 30, 2014

Astros Fall and Winter League Recaps

Results for Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Salt River 14, Glendale 2

Here is Wallee Wright's Eyewitness Report of this game. Sorry, the laziness took over.


Caracas 4, Phillies 2

W- Andres Mendoza (1-1)
L- Alejandro Arteaga (0-2)
S- Josman Pacheco (1)

Caracas HRs by Astros players: None.

Nestor Tejada went 1-4 with 2 strikeouts out of the leadoff spot for the Little Lions.


Estrellas 9, Gigantes 7

W- Radhames Liz (2-0)
L- Brooks Raley (0-1)
S- Marcos Mateo (4)

Jandel Gustave made his LIDOM debut for Gigantes in this game. He was the first man out of the bullpen and allowed a run on 3 hits and struck out 1 over 2 innings.

Toros 6, Escogido 2

W- Dylan Axelrod (1-0)
L- Merrill Kelly (0-2)

Toros HRs by Astros players: None.

Toros busted out for 6 in the 4th, which was their only scoring inning. That 4th turned out to be enough.

Teoscar Hernandez went 2-4 and chipped in with a 2-run double in that 4th inning.


Obregón 8, Jalisco 4

W- Irwin Delgado (1-1)
L- Ben Kozlowski (0-1)

Jalisco HRs by Astros players: None.

It was all Obregón until Jalisco suddenly sprang to life by slashing their 8-0 deficit in half with 4 in the bottom of the 9th. However, that cushion was comfortable enough.

Quiet night for Leo Heras (0-5, 3 K) and Japhet Amador (0-3, BB, K) for Jalisco.

Results for Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Salt River 4, Surprise 4 after 11 innings

Yep... another tie.

Andrew Aplin went 0-3, but he drew 3 walks, scored a run, and drove in the tying run with a groundout in the top of the 9th inning. Joe Sclafani finished 1-5.

The Rafters will take on the Scottsdale Saguaros in the AFL late game. First pitch is at 6:35 Mountain.


Caracas 8, La Guaira 2

W- Victor Sanchez (1-0)
L- Edgmer Escalona (1-1)

Caracas HRs by Astros players: None.

The capital club jumped out to a 6-0 lead, and when La Guaira finally got on the board with a pair in the 7th, they got those 2 runs back after stretch time.

Danry Vásquez went 0-5, while Gregorio Petit finished 1-4. Carlos Perez opened up the scoring with a sac fly in the 2nd, and he drove in the final 2 runs of the game with a double in the bottom of the 7th.

The Lions' homestand continues when they welcome Caribes to the capital. First pitch is at 7:30 Venezuelan time.


Caracas 5, Boston 3

W- Jhonathan Jimenez (3-0)
L- Carlos Cortes (0-1)

The Little Lions broke a 3-3 tie with 2 in the top of the 9th. Nestor Tejada entered the game as a pinch-hitter and went 0-1 with a walk and a strikeout.

Caracas is just about ready to start a game against the Tigers' Liga Paralela squad.


Águilas 4, Toros 1

W- Liam Hendriks (1-0)
L- Claudio Vargas (0-1)
S- Matt Ramsey (2)

Toros HRs by Astros players: None.
Águilas HRs by Astros players: None.

Teoscar Hernandez had a double in 4 at-bats for Toros, while Jonathan Villar was 0-1 with a walk before he was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the 6th.

Águilas will host Licey in the lone game on the slate tonight. First pitch is at 7:30 Atlantic.

Gigantes 4, Licey 2

W- Scott Alexander (2-0)
L- Ramon Ortiz (0-1)

Licey HRs by Astros players: None.

Domingo Santana finished 0-2 with 2 walks and scored a run.


Jalisco 11, Obregón 4

W- Graham Godfrey (2-0)
L- Rolando Valdez (1-2)

Jalisco HRs by Astros players: Japhet Amador 2 (3; 2-run in 1st, 2-run in 5th)

Japhet Amador's 2 2-run blasts helped spur los Charros to a win. After Obregón scored 3 in the 5th to cut the Jalisco lead to 5-4, Jalisco finished the game by scoring 6 unanswered.

Leo Heras doubled in his 5 at-bats, and Amador's 2 hits both left the yard.

After getting today off, Jalisco will travel to Los Mochis on Halloween night.

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