November 21, 2011 at 8:43 AM
Here are how Red Sox prospects fared over the past week in the Caribbean and around the world:
Venezuelan Professional Baseball League
Ryan Lavarnway (Bravos de Margarita): Did not make an appearance this week.
Ronald Bermudez (Leones del Caracas): Did not make an appearance this week.
Oscar Perez (Tiburones de La Guaira): Singled in his lone at-bat of the week.
Franklin Morales (Leones del Caracas): Made three relief appearances, tossing 4.0 scoreless innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk and striking out 2.
Mexican Pacific League
Jesus Loya (Naranjeros de Hermosillo): Did not make an appearance this week.
Miguel Gonzalez (Venados de Mazatlan): Allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks in 3.0 inning of relief, striking out 4.
Dominican Winter League
Stolmy Pimentel (Estrellas de Oriente): Received the start on the 17th against Toros, tossing 3.0 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits and 3 walks.
Cesar Cabral (Aguilas Cibaenas): Tossed a flawless inning of relief across two appearances, striking out 1.
Oscar Tejeda (Gigantes del Cibao): Did not make an appearance this week.
Tony Pena (Aguilas Cibaenas): Made three relief appearances, twirling 3.0 innings, allowing 4 hits and picking up a win on the 18th against Escogido.
Puerto Rico Baseball League
Henry Ramos (Leones de Ponce): Was 0 for 4 in his two contests this week.
Christian Vazquez (Indios de Mayaguez): Was 0 for 5 with a run scored in 2 games.
Australian Baseball League
Boss Moanaroa (Sydney Blue Sox): Appeared in 4 games, going 4 for 16 with a double, home run, run scored and RBI.
Moko Moanaroa (Sydney Blue Sox): Went 2 for 11 in three contests with a double, run scored and RBI.
Justin Erasmus (Brisbane Bandits): Hurled 4.1 scoreless inning across two relief appearances, allowing 2 hits and punching out 3.
Liga Paralela (Liga Venezuela Beisbol Professional)- League has been in progress since October 12. All participants are part of the Red Sox Bravos de Margarita squad. Information listed below is for the season thus far as individual game information is scarce.
Oscar Perez - Is hitting .311 with 5 doubles and 6 RBI in 45 at-bats.
David Sopilka - Has hit .304 with 3 doubles and 4 RBI in 56 at-bats.
Ricardo Betancourt - Has compiled a 0-3 record with a 6.86 ERA in 6 appearances (5 starts).
Yeiper Castillo - Currently has a 4.80 ERA after 5 starts, walking 4 and striking out 12 in 15.0 innings.
William Cuevas - Has received 5 starts, compiling a 2.86 ERA with 17 strikeouts and 3 walks in 22.0 innings pitched.
Jose Espitia - In 2 appearances (2.0 innings), has allowed 4 runs on 2 hits and 5 walks.
Elis Jimenez - Has a 6.39 ERA after 5 relief appearances, allowing 10 runs (9 earned) on 15 hits and 5 walks in 12.2 innings pitched.
Leonel Vazquez - Has allowed 12 runs (9 earned) on 22 hits and 4 walks in 18.1 inning pitched, striking out 15.
Michael Almanzar - Has been impressive at the plate, hitting .395 with 8 home runs and 23 RBI in 22 games.
Andres Garcia - Currently hitting .304 with 3 RBI in 14 appearances.
Aly Gonzalez - Is 8 for 40 with 6 RBI in 17 games.
Deiner Lopez - Currently hitting .288 with 8 RBI in 19 contests.
Heiker Meneses - Is hitting .382 with 8 doubles, 1 triple and 12 runs scored in 55 at-bats.
Cleuluis Rondon - Is currently hitting .318 with a home run and 9 RBI in 18 games.
Aneury Tavarez - Is hitting .214 with a home run and 9 RBI in 22 contests.
Wilfred Pichardo - Currently hitting .284 with a 2 home runs, 2 triples and 12 RBI in 22 games played.
Jeremias Pineda - Is hitting .220 with 6 RBI in 20 contests.