Results tagged ‘ Junior Lake ’

1/28 Winter league update

* Santurce won the Puerto Rico championship series with a 5-3 win Tuesday night over Mayaguez. Javier Baez went 0-for-4 for Santurce, which won the best-of-seven series, 4-2, and now qualifies for the Caribbean series, scheduled to begin Feb. 2.

* Junior Lake had two hits, including a two-run homer in the eighth, in Estrellas’ 12-5 loss to Gigantes Tuesday in the Dominican League championship series. Gigantes won the best of nine series, 5-3, and advances to the Caribbean Series.

1/26 Winter league update

* Javier Baez was 2-for-4 with a double, one RBI, a walk and struck out once in Santurce’s 9-1 win over Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican league championship. Baez hit a RBI single in the second, and hit a double and scored a run in the eighth. He was intentionally walked in the ninth with one out and runners at second and third. Santurce now leads the best-of-seven series, 3-2. Game 6 was scheduled for Tuesday.

* Junior Lake went 2-for-4, hitting a two-run homer in the eighth, in Estrellas’ 12-5 loss to Gigantes in the Dominican Republic championship series.

1/24 Winter league update

* Junior Lake was 1-for-2 with an RBI in Estrellas’ 2-1 win over Gigantes Saturday night in the Dominican championship series. Gigantes leads the best-of-nine game series, 4-3. Game 8 will be played Sunday.

* Cubs manager Joe Maddon was in Puerto Rico Saturday night to see Javier Baez go 1-for-4 and score a run in Santurce’s 6-0 win over Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican league championship series. The best-of-seven series is now tied at 2-2, and Game 5 is scheduled for Sunday.

1/22 Winter league update

* Junior Lake hit a solo homer in the fifth in Estrellas’ 5-1 loss to Gigantes in the Dominican Republic playoffs. Gigantes now leads the best-of-nine series, 3-2. Game 6 will be Friday.

* Javier Baez went 0-for-5 in Santurce’s 3-2, 14-inning win over Mayaguez in the Puerto Rico championship series. Baez was intentionally walked in the 14th with two outs and two on to set up a walk-off walk. The best of seven series is tied at one win apiece, and Game 3 will be Friday.

* In Venezuela, Wilson Conteras and Rubi Silva were a combined 0-for-7 in Aragua’s 6-1 win over Zulia. Aragua (7-8) plays La Guaira (5-10) on Thursday.

1/21 Winter league updates

* Cubs prospect Wilson Contreras hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in a six-run fourth inning to lead Aragua to an 11-5 victory over La Guaira in the Venezuelan playoffs. Contreras went 2-for-3 in the game. He batted .242 in 80 games last season with Class A Daytona. Another Cubs prospect, Rubi Silva, was 2-for-4.

* Javy Baez was 0-for-4 in Santurce’s 8-2 loss to Mayaguez in the first game of the Puerto Rican championship series. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series will be played Wednesday.

* Junior Lake was 0-for-4 for Estrellas in a 5-3 loss to Gigantes in the Dominican league championship series. The best-of-nine series is tied at two wins apiece, and Game 5 will be played Wednesday.

1/20 Winter ball update

* Junior Lake was 1-for-4 with a triple, but it wasn’t enough as Estrellas lost, 4-0, to Gigantes in the third game of the best of nine championship series in the Dominican Republic. Estrellas leads the series, 2-1. Lake now is 1-for-7 in the series.

* Santurce faces Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican league championship, with the best of seven series beginning Tuesday. Javier Baez was expected to rejoin Santurce and play in this series.

1/14 Winter league update

Junior Lake went 2-for-3 with a double and Robinson Cano drove in three runs in Estrellas 7-2 win over Gigantes Tuesday in the Dominican Republic round robin playoffs. Lake, who batted third and played center, scored from first on a two-run double to left by Cano in the fourth. Estrellas plays Aguilas on Wednesday.

1/12 Winter league update

* Javier Baez was 1-for-3, scoring two runs and drawing two walks, in Santurce’s 10-4 loss Sunday to Carolina in the Puerto Rican league playoffs. No K’s. Santurce is now 5-2 in the round robin playoffs, and scheduled to play Caguas on Monday. Baez is 7-for-30 with six Ks in the seven playoff games so far.

* Christian Villanueva was 0-for-3 in Obregon’s 6-1 loss to Jalisco in the first game of the Mexican league best-of-seven semifinals. Game 2 will be Monday night.

* Junior Lake was 1-for-5 with an RBI single in the third in Estrellas 7-1 win over Gigantes in the Dominican Republic league playoffs. No games are scheduled Monday.

1/10 Winter league update

* Javier Baez was 3-for-5, scored three runs and hit a double in Santurce’s 10-0 win over Carolina to improve to 5-1 in the Puerto Rican league playoffs. Santurce plays Caguas on Saturday.

* Christian Villanueva was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Obregon’s 7-2 loss to Mexicali in the deciding seventh game of the best of seven playoffs in Mexico. Obregon had opened a 3-1 lead in the series.

* Junior Lake was 2-for-4 with one RBIs in Estrellas 4-3 win over Aguilas in the Dominican Republic. Lake delivered an RBI single with one out in the eighth. Estrellas faces Los Toros on Saturday.

1/3 Winter league update

Javier Baez went 1-for-5 (and didn’t strike out) in Santurce’s 8-1 victory over Mayaguez in Puerto Rico on Friday in the first game of the round robin playoffs.

In the Dominican Republic playoffs, Junior Lake hit a RBI double in the seventh but it wasn’t enough as Estrellas lost, 4-3, to Gigantes.

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