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Alumni Update – Fall and Winter Leagues (Through Games of 11/15/15)

Premier 12 Tournament:
Canada (5-1):
Brock Kjeldgaard: 6 games; 0HR, 4RBI; .417/.611/.583
Taylor Green: 2 games; 0HR, RBI; .200/.200/.200
Phillipe Aumont: 3 games, 1-1, 2.08ERA; 4.1IP; 4BB, 3K

Netherlands (3-3):
Wladimir Balentien: 6 games; 0HR, 3rbi; .227/.333/.318
Kalian Sams: 6 games; HR, 3RBI; .450/.577/.750
Shawn Zarraga: 5 games; HR, 7RBI; .200/.278/.400

Mexico (3-3):
Brandon Macias: 6 games; 0HR, RBI; .211/.273/.211
Martin Viramontes: 2 games, 1-0. 0.00; IP, 2BB, 0K

Canada made it through Pool play of the Premier 12 tournament unbeaten.  But, they lost 4-3 to Mexico in a quarterfinal game.  Mexico scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to erase a 3-1 lead for Canada.

This is kind of amazing:

The three-run rally gave Mexico the win and put it into the semifinals in a major world baseball championship for the first time since 1965.

The Dutch team was 3-2 in Pool Play.  They lost 6-1 to Team USA in the quarterfinals.

USA v. Mexico and South Korea v. Japan in Friday’s semifinals.

Arizona Fall League:
Surprise Saguaros (16-10):
Michael Reed: 11 games; 0HR, 2RBI; .211/.388/.237
Yadiel Rivera: 18 games; HR, 11RBI; .323/.400/.452
Jacob Barnes: 7 games; 0-0, 0.00ERA; 9.2IP; 2BB, 13K
Damien Magnifico: 8 games; 0-0, 3 Saves, 8.10ERA; 6.2IP; 5BB, 11K

Australian Baseball League:
Sydney Blue Sox (5-9):
Craig Anderson: 3 games, 3 starts; 0-1, 6.59ERA; 13.2IP; BB, 4K

Liga de Beisbol Dominicano:
Aguilas Cibaenas (9-16):
Juan Sandoval: 8 games, 2-0, 5.63ERA; 8.0IP, 3BB, 5K

Gigantes del Cibao (13-12):
Carlos Peguero: 5 game; HR, 4RBI; .200/.304/.350
Carlos Triunfel: 11 games; HR, 5RBI; .235/.250/.382
Ryan Rowland-Smith: 1 game; 0-0, 0.00; 1.2IP; BB, K

Leones del Escogido (12-10):
Edward Paredes: 8 games; 1-0, 1.69ERA; 5.1IP; 4BB, 8K
Rafael Soriano: 10 games; 0-0, 5 Saves, 1.80ERA; 10.0IP; 0BB, 7K
Jorge Sosa: 8 games; 0-1, 3.86ERA; 7.0IP; BB, 5K

Tigres del Licey (13-11):
Jason Rogers: 22 games; HR, 11RBI; .267/.315/.349

Toros del Este (11-12):
Luis Ortega: 1 game, 0-0, 0.00ERA; 0.1IP; BB, 0K

Liga Mexicana del Pacifico:
Charros de Jalisco (16-16):
Alex Liddi: 32 games; 5HR, 25RBI; .352/.378/.568

Liga de Béisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente (Puerto Rico):
Cangrejeros de Santurce (4-8):
Omar Garcia: 3 games
Rene Rivera: 1 game; 0HR, 0RBI, .250/.250/.250

Criollos de Caguas (9-4):
Efrain Nieves: 3 games, 3 starts, 0-0, 3.38ERA; 16.0IP; 6BB, 6K

Gigantes de Carolina (5-7):
Jeff Dominguez: 12 games; HR, 4RBI; .354/.407/.479
JC Romero 5 games; 0-0, Save; 4.15ERA; 4.1IP; 2BB, 2K

Indios de Mayaguez (6-5):
Joshua Torres: 1 game, 0-0, 0.00ERA; BB, 2K

Liga Venezuela Beisbol Profesional:
Aguilas del Zulia (15-17):
Eric Marzec: 9 games, 5 starts; 2-3, 4.50ERA; 26.0IP; 7BB, 15K
Gian Rizzo: 9 games; 0-0, 2.53ERA; 10.2IP; 2BB, 10K

Cardenales de Lara (17-15):
Cesar Jimenez: 1 game; 0-0, 0.00; 1.0IP; BB, 3K
Jose Jimenez: 10 games; 0-0, 6.23ERA; 4.1IP; 2BB, 4K

Navegantes del Magallanes (17-15):
Carlos Maldonado: 9 games; 0HR, 2RBI; .308/.444/.308

Tigres de Aragua (19-13):
Austin Bibens-Dirkx: 7 games, 7 starts; 4-2, 1.80ERA; 40.0IP; 8BB, 26K
Renee Cortez: 14 games; 0-3, 4.26ERA; 12.2IP; 6BB, 10K
Brent Suter: 5 games, 5 starts; 1-1, 4.35ERA; 20.2IP; 11BB, 14K

Majestic…er, Premier 12 Tournament

There is a pretty big international baseball tournament taking place now.  The 2015 WBSC PREMIER12 is being held in Taiwan and Japan from now until November 21.

I may have missed a few, but there are nine former Timber Rattlers on the rosters of participating teams.

TEAM CANADA has the most:
RHP Phillippe Aumont
C Dustin Houle
OF Brock Kjeldgaard
IF Taylor Green

C Shawn Zarraga
OF Wladimir Balentien
OF Kalian Sams

TEAM MEXICO has two:
RHP Martin Viramontes
IF Brandon Macias

Martin Viramontes as a Timber Rattler in 2013.

Martin Viramontes as a Timber Rattler in 2013.

The Dutch beat Taiwan on Day 2 of the tournament 7-4. Sams went 4-for-5 with two doubles, Zarraga was 0-fpr-3 with a walk and an RBI, and Balentien was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.

Earlier today….or tomorrow across the International Date Line as the case may be, Mexico beat Venezuela 6-4 and Viramontes earned the win with an inning of scoreless, hitless relief in the bottom of the seventh as Mexico broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the top of the eighth. Macias went 0-for-3 with an RBI. The RBI for Macias came when he reached on an error in the eighth to knock in Mexico’s second run of the inning.

Baseball Canada reports that Canada beat Cuba 5-1.

Majestic 12 would have been a cool name for this tournament…but, it was already taken.

Pan Am Qualifying

A big thank goes out to the guys over at BrewerFan for the reminder that there is a qualifying tournament for the Pan Am Game happening now.  There are some Rattlers Alumni participating in the tournament.

Andre Lamontagne

Philippe Aumont
Nick Bucci
Jim Henderson
Taylor Green

Puerto Rico:
Hiram Burgos
Efrain Nieves
Martin Maldonado

USA Baseball has their boxscores here.  Just scroll down a bit to get to the current tournament.  The stats for USA baseball are here.  Lamontagne appeared in a 13-6 win over Colombia on October 5.  He allowed four runs (one earned) on four hits with a walk and a strikeout in two innings.

Baseball Canada (english) is here.

All the tournament boxscores are here.

Here is the boxscore of the game between USA and Puerto Rico.  Burgos started and Nieves was on in relief in the 7-4 win by the US.

Here is the boxscore of the game between Venezuela and Canada with Bucci and Henderson pitching for Canada in a 5-3 win by Venezuela.


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