IronPigs winter league update

(Kelly O'Connor)

By Mike Ventola / Lehigh Valley IronPigs | November 15, 2019 4:54 PM

Cool temperatures may be making their way through the Lehigh Valley, but many current and former IronPigs have been staying warm by playing in the WBSC Premier 12 and Caribbean Winter Leagues:

WBSC Premier 12

Team USA
Erik Kratz (2011-2013, 2015): 8-for-18, 5 runs, 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI, .444 AVG and an .833 SLG%


Team Mexico
Jorge Flores (2017): 1-for-8, 2B, Run, .125 AVG


Team Domnican Republic
Alfredo Marte (2016): 3-for-12, 2 2B, 5 RBI, .250 AVG


Team Australia
Josh Tols (2019): 0-1, 0.00 ERA, 3 games, 1.2 IP, 2 Runs, 3 BB, 2 SO


Team Canada
Scott Mathieson (2009-2011): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 games, SV, 1.1 IP, H, 3 SO
Chris Leroux (2015): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 game, 1.2 IP, H, BB
Phillippe Aumont (2011-2015): 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 8 IP, 2 H, BB, 9 SO


Team Venezuela
Ali Castillo (2019): 4-for-12, 2 2B, 2 Runs, .333 AVG
Henderson Alvarez (2017): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 start, 3.1 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, SO
Andres Blanco (2012, 2014): 2-for-8, .250 AVG
Carlos Rivero (2011): 1-for-11, Run, 2 RBI, .091 AVG
Herlis Rodriguez (2017): 3-for-12, Run, HR, 3 RBI, .250 AVG


Team Puerto Rico
Jesmuel Valentin (2016-2017): 1-for-6, RBI, .167 AVG


Caribbean Winter Leagues

Ranfi Casimiro (2018-2019)
• 1-3, 4.50 ERA, 16 games, 16 IP, 16 H, 10 R, 8 ER, 2 HR, 8 BB, 2 IBB, 7 SO for Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League. 
• 0-0, 9.00 ERA, 2 games, 2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, BB, SO for Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League

Antonio Bastardo (2009-2010)
• 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 5 games, 4.2 IP, BB, 3 SO for Gigantes del Cibao of the Dominican Winter League

Rob Brantly (2019)
• 13 games, 6-for-34, 1 run, two walks, .176 AVG for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League

Malquin Canelo (2019)
• 5 games, 1-for-7, 1 SB, .143 AVG for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League

Pedro Florimon (2017)
• 8 games, 4-for-32, 3 2B, 1 Run, 2 RBI, 3 BB, .125 AVG for Toros del Este of the Dominican Winter League

Deivy Grullon (2019)
• 4 games, 2-for-14, .143 AVG, 2 RBI for Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League

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