Gimenez and Ryan Continue Hitting But LaRoche Doesn’t
MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE
Venados de Mazatlan� 4,� Mayos de Navojoa� 1� — Los Venados had been held to just one single and three walks scattered over the first 7 innings, and they entered the bottom of the 8th trailing Los Mayos 1-0.� (Navojoa had scored their run on three singles in the 5th.)� Then with one out in the bottom of the 8th, RF Rogelios Noris walked.� Two singles loaded the bases, then a single and two doubles drove in 4 runs to give Mazatlan the win.� Noris struck out in both of his other two at-bats.
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Criolles de Caguas� 9,� Gigantes de Carolina� 1� — Both teams posted 8 hits in this game, but Los Criolles were able to make better use of their hits, as well as take advantage of errors and wild pitches.� Los Gigantes scored their only run in the 8th.� Benji Gonzalez got into the game as a pinch-hitter in that inning but flied out.� A walk, a double, and another walk loaded the bases, and former Indy Indian RF Luis Matos drove in the run with an RBI grounder.� Matos had two hits in the game.� Caguas scored in five different innings, including a 4-run 7th inning.� Another former Indy Indian, SS Luis Figueroa, had the RBI single in the 6th inning, and he and 3B Ramon Vazquez both walked in rallies for Caguas.
Tigres del Licey� 7,� Aguilas Cibaenas� 1� — C Robinzon Diaz missed hitting for the cycle by just a home run — he singled, doubled, and tripled for Licey.� The triple came first, and it followed a solo home run in the top of the 2nd.� Diaz did not have a hit in Licey’s 4-run 3rd inning, when Los Tigres scored on five singles, including one by Indianapolis area native 1B Jake Fox.� Diaz doubled in the 6th and singled in a run in the 8th.� C Luke Carlin went 0-for-3 for Los Aguilas, whose only run came on a solo homer in the 7th.