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Its February and Spring training is just two weeks away and down in the warm tropics of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico the Carribean World Series is taking place.
From February 2nd thru the 7th the Tournament features teams from host country Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic.
Former Chiefs players Luis Figueroa (PR), Michael Martinez (DR), Hugo Castellanos (Mex), Saul Rivera (PR), and Gustavo Molina (VZ) are participating.
2011 Free Agent Nationals players Kevin Barker (DR), Alex Cora (PR) and Edgardo Baez (PR) are also on rosters.
The Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have invited 19 players to Spring Training in Dunedin, Florida that begins on February 16th.
Returning organizational players include Jesse Carlson (New Hampshire ’07), Jeremy Cummings (Syracuse ’07), Jamie Vermilyea (Syracuse ’07), Sal Fasano (Syracuse ’07), J.P. Arencibia (Auburn ’07), Brian Jeroloman (Lansing ’07), Chip Cannon (New Hampshire ’07), Hector Luna (Syracuse ’07), Wayne Lydon (Syracuse ’07), Ryan Patterson (New Hampshire ’07) and Travis Snider (Lansing ’07).
Players signed by the Blue Jays as minor league free agents include pitchers Shawn Camp, Lance Carter, Kane Davis, Mike Gosling, Ryan Ketchner, John Parrish, infielder Pedro Lopez and outfielder Matt Watson,
In addtion three Chiefs from last years squad have also been invited to big league camps. John-Ford Griffin (Dodgers), Ryan Roberts (Rangers), and Howie Clark (Twins).
Other former Chiefs in camps include Chad Hermansen (Angels), Tomas Perez and Jose Cruz (Astros), Scott Cassidy (Brewers), Josh Phelps, John Wasdin, and Hugo Castellanos (Cardinals), Mike Smith and Luis Figueroa (Cubs), Adam Melhuse (Rangers), Kevin Cash (Red Sox), Ken Huckaby (Royals) and Aquillino Lopez (Tigers).
In today’s Alumni Report Inside the Chiefs takes a look at former Syracuse players currently on the rosters of teams in the Pacific Coast League.
(Year(s) in Syracuse), Statistics as of 7/16/07
ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES, FLORIDA MARLINS
FRESNO GRIZZLIES, SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
IF Luis Figueroa (’06) is back in Triple-A after a cup of coffee with the Giants. “Figgy” is hitting .295 with 1 HR and 27 RBI in 72 games.
IOWA CUBS, CHICAGO CUBS
C Mike Mahoney (’06) has appeared in just 10 games and is hitting .158. Pitcher Ben Howard (’06) is 5-3 with a 3.65 ERA in 34 games. Pitcher Mike Nannini has appeared in 3 games and has a 3.38 ERA.
LAS VEGAS, LA DODGERS
C Ken Huckaby (’02-’03, ’05) has appeared in 53 games and is hitting .269 with 1 HR and 26 RBI. Pitcher Spike Lundberg (’05) has made 23 appearances including 11 starts and is 5-4 with a 6.03 ERA.
MEMPHIS RED BIRDS, ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Pitcher Mike Smith(’02-’04) is 8-8 with a 5.12 ERA in 22 appearances including 16 starts and is in the Top 10 in the league with 81 strikeouts. Pitcher Hugo Castellanos (’02) is 2-0 with a 3.38 ERA in 24 appearances.
NASHVILLE SOUNDS, MILWAUKEE BREWERS
NEW ORLEANS, NY METS
IF Jason Alfaro (’05) is hitting .254 with 6 HR and 24 RBI in 56 games.
OKLAHOMA RED HAWKS, TEXAS RANGERS
Catcher Guillermo Quiroz (’02, ’04-’05) is hitting .283 Whit 3 HR and 21 RBI in 46 games. Pitcher Chris Baker (’02-’05) has pitched in 8 games including 4 starts and is 1-2 with a 6.29 ERA.
PORTLAND BEAVERS, SAN DIEGO PADRES
Syracuse native Scott Cassidy (’98, ’01-’03) has made 20 appearances and is 1-1 with a 3.98 ERA and 6 saves. Adrian Burnside (’05-’06) is Cassidy’s bullpen mate and has appeared in 9 games with a 2.79 ERA.
TACOMA RAINERS, SEATTLE MARINERS
Tomo Ohka (’07) is already in his third stop this season. After being released by the Jays Ohka pitched in 3 games for the Memphis Red Birds (0-2, 6.87) and now is with Tacoma where he pithead once and let up 10 ER in 5.1 innings.
TUCSON SIDEWINDERS, ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Speedy OF Rich Thompson (’01, ’03) is hitting .294 with 3 triples 1 HR and 28 RBI and has swiped 8 bags.