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LaRoche Homers In Venezuela

LaRoche Homers In Venezuela


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Indios de Mayaguez� 6,� Criollos de Caguas� 0� -- Los Criollos were shutout and limited to just 4 hits, and their own 2 errors did not help.� 3B Ramon Vazquez had one of the hits, a single in the top of the 1st.� SS Luis Figueroa also had a hit, a single in the 8th, and he walked in the 6th.� Both times, Figueroa reached second base on a wild pitch, but he was the only Caguas runner to reach second base in the game.
Gigantes de Carolina� 11,� Leones de Ponce� 10� --After trading the lead back and forth through the game, Los Gigantes went into the bottom of the 9th with the score tied at 10-10.� With former Pirate farmhand RJ Rodriguez on the mound for Ponce, pinch-hitter Armando Rios stepped in for another former Pirate farmhand, RF Luis Matos.� Rios beat out a grounder to third for a single, and he was replaced on the bases by pinch-runner Benji Gonzalez. A sacrifice bunt moved Gonzalez to second base, and a grounder slipped through the left side of the infield ...

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