PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Criollos de Caguas� 7,� Gigantes de Carolina� 3� -- The 6-run 4th inning put Los Criollos over the top, as their pitchers held Carolina to just 3 hits.� Carolina's only run came in the 7th inning.� 2B Benji Gonzalez walked and scored in that inning, and struck out in his only plate appearance.� RF Luis Matos was hit by a pitch and also came around to score.� Los Criollos' SS Luis Figueroa singled and doubled.� He scored their run in the 3rd, then scored again in the 4th.� 3B Ramon Vazquez contributed an RBI single.
Gigantes del Cibao� 4,� Aguilas Cibaenas� 1� -- Los Gigantes scored 2 runs in the 1st inning and 2 runs in the 6th inning, both times with a 2-run homer.� Los Aguilas scattered 3 hits over their first 7 innings.� They threatened in the 8th with a single, then a walk allowed by Gigantes' reliever Juan Perez.� Perez got out of the inning without a run scoring.� Los Aguilas' only run came in the 9th. on a solo homer.� LF Starling Marte ha...
Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.