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Dominican And Puerto Rican Leagues Begin Play; Noris Homers

Dominican And Puerto Rican Leagues Begin Play; Noris Homers

Leones del Caracas� 6,� Caribes de Anzoategui� 1� -- Former Pirate farmhand Ronald Uviedo earned the win with 4 shutout innings, allowing just one hit, no walks, and 2 strikeouts.� He followed Ben Jukich (Reds), who pitched 4 hitless and scoreless innings in his start, with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts.� Los Caribes had to wait until the 9th to get their one run on three hits.� Adenson Chourio pinch-ran in the 9th, but was out in the game-ending double play.� Caracas scored one run in each of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th innings, then capped it off with a 3-run bottom of the 8th.� Another former Pirate, C Carlos Maldonado singled and scored the run in the 2nd inning, and then doubled in the 6th.
Navegantes del Magallanes� 11,� Tigres de Aragua� 2� -- Magallanes sailed circles around Aragua, including a 6-run 4th inning.� 1B Hector Gimenez singled and scored Aragua's first run in the 4th inning, driven in by C Raul Chavez.� Gimenez also had anower single and a walk.� Chavez drove in Aragua's seco...

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