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Pirates Hitting In Venezuela, But Not In The Dominican

Pirates Hitting In Venezuela, But Not In The Dominican

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE
Venados de Mazatlan� 5,� Naranjeros de Hermosillo� 4� -- Los Naranjeros got onto the scoreboard in the 4th inning on a single, an RBI double by LF Humberto Cota, and three more singles, taking a 3-0 lead.� A 3-run homer by Mazatlan's 3B Heber Gomez tied the score in the bottom of the 5th.� Hermosillo answered with a solo homer in the top of the 7th, taking a 4-3 lead.� Then in the bottom of the 7th, a single by Gomez and an error on a sacrifice bunt put tow runners on base.� LF Jon Weber ripped a line drive double into center field, scoring both runners to give Los Venados the lead.� Cota also singled in the 2nd inning and walked after the homer in the 7th.� Rogelios Noris entered the game in the 7th for Los Venados after their starting center fielder was ejected for arguing after a strikeout.� Noris struck out in his only plate appearance.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Senadores de San Juan� 8,� Gigantes de Carolina� 4� -- 2B Benji Gonzalez doubled and walked twice for...

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