29-year-old Venezuelan shortstop Carlos Colmenares is going to join Fortitudo Bologna for the 2016 season in the Italian Baseball League. He is a former Minor Leaguer, who played five seasons of affiliated minor league ball with the Los Angeles Angels between 2006 and 2010. Since then he has played in Mexico, Venezuela and in independent leagues in the US. Last year he batted .324/.400/.541 in 29 games for Campeche in the Mexican League. He is currently playing for Tiburones de la Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League.
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