Tim Teufel replaced as manager in Caracas

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Teufel has been replaced as manager of Los Leones de Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League by Carlos Lezcano.

Last week, Raul Lopez of MLB.com said it was possible Teufel might be fired after Los Leones had dropped seven of 11 games. They are currently 12-16 this winter.