Arik Sikula keeps on dealing in Venezuela


Australian Baseball League

Canberra Cavalry

OF Anthony Alford is hitting .222/.333/.333 in 15 games, but is hitting .294 in his past 10 games. Alford is starting to demonstrate some plate discipline with 6BB and 10K in 10 games, compared to 8BB and 20K in 15 games.

C Jack Murphy continues to heat up down under with 5 multi-hit games in 5 games. He had three games in row with 3 hits. Jack is hitting .423/.448/.596 with 2HR and 11RBI while batting in the 4th spot for the Cavalry.

1B L.B. Dantzler is hitting .263/.338/.351 with 13 RBI in 16 games. He hit .243 with 10RBI in his last 10 games. L.B. has hit 5 doubles, but has yet to go yard for the Cavalry.

2B Christian Lopes has hit .390 in his past 10GP, showing some really good plate discipline with 3BB and 2K. He has driven in 8RBI in his last 10 games. Lopes has played 8 games at second and 6 at short committing 5 errors in 14 games.

Liga Mexicana del Pacifico

Venados de Mazatlan

2B Ryan Schimpf hasn’t played since November 9th. Hitting .242/.330/.374 with 3 home runs and 12 RBI in 26 games.

Naranjeros de Hermosillo

SS Jorge Flores is hitting .306/.342/.389 and drove 3 RBI in his past 10GP. Overall, Flores is hitting .255/.318/.321 with a home run and 13 RBI. The 2012 19th round draft pick has not faired well against LHP with a .190/.255/.238 average. With runners in scoring position he has hit .355/.462/.484 with a home run and 12RBI.

Liga Venezuela Beisbol Professional

Bravos de Margarita

3B Andy Burns has not appeared in a game since October 22nd.

RHP Casey Lawrence has a record of 1-4, 3.40ERA and has not pitched since the 18th of November.

Tiburones de La Guaira

RP Gregory Infante is making a strong case to be considered for the one of the vacancies in Toronto’s bullpen in 2015. He now owns a 1-1, 2.70ERA and has struckout 24 batters in 20IP.

Caribes de Anzoategui

RHP Arik Sikula wasn’t satisfied with his dominating performance in Arizona, so he has headed down to Venezuela. In three games he has allowed one run on 2 hits and a walk, but has yet to register a strike out. He has generated a decent 1.50 GO/AO and has held opponents to a .200 batting average.

RP Tyler Ybarra hasn’t pitched since the 19th of November.

Liga de Beisbol Dominicano

Estrellas de Oriente

RHP Scott Copeland has made 3 starts, pitching 14 innings, allowing 3 runs and striking out 9. He has a 1-0, 1.93 ERA. I expect big things from Copeland in Buffalo this summer.

Toros del Este

1B Matt Hague has played 29 games and is hitting .314/.365/.343 with 20 RBI . He has finally collected a couple extra base hits with 3 doubles in the past 6 games. Hague hasn’t hit LHP at all, .167/.276/.208 versus .359/.395/.385 against RHP. In 31AB, Matt has hit .484/.500/.484 and 20 RBI with runners in scoring position.

Gigantes del Cibao

INF Jonathan Diaz is hitting .167/.310/.292 with a HR and 3RBI in his last 10 games. He has hit .272/.412/.358 with 2HR and 11RBI in 29GP. Diaz’ bats been clutch with .368/.435/.421 and 7 RBI with runners in scoring position.

Aguilas Cibaenas

3B Andy Fermin hasn’t played since November 19th.

RHP Liam Hendriks has made 6 starts and is 4-1, 1.62ERA in 33.1IP. He pitched 6.0 shutout innings on the 28th allowing 6 hits, walk one and striking out 7. He now has 32 strike outs and only 6 walks this fall.

RHP Bobby Korecky has dominated in DR with a record of 0-0, 0.00ERA in 8 innings. Bobby now has 6 strike outs and one walk while holding opponents to a .111 batting average.

INF Emilio Guerrero has not played since October 22nd.

Leones del Escogido

OF Brad Glenn has played 17 games and is hitting .250/.292/.324 with 8RBI and 2 stolen bases. He hasn’t been very good over the past 10 games with a .162/.162/.297 slash.

RP Ryan Tepera has not made an appearance since November 7th.

RP Jimmy Cordero has made 6 appearances with a record of 0-0, 1.42ERA. Jimmy a GO/AO ratio of 0.83 and has held opponents to a .150 batting average.

Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente

Cangrejeros de Santurce

C A.J. Jimenez has been on a tear with a .393/.433/.697 in his past 10 games. Overall, A.J. has hit .377/.431/.528 and has driven in 8 RBI in 18GP. Is he making a case to be Toronto’s back up catcher?

2B Dickie Joe Thon is hitting .200/.300/.222 in 10 games with 11strike outs and 3 walks.