February 14, 2009

Pineiro to Puerto Rico or Jupiter?

There is question whether pitcher Joel Pineiro will pitch for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic, a team that Cards third base coach Jose Oquendo will manage.

If Oquendo is going to start, that would be one thing, but his role on the Puerto Rican squad may be as a reliever. In that case, the question is whether he would be better off remaining in Jupiter at Spring Training to better prepare for his role as a starter with the Cardinals?

photo by Barbara Moore