Venezuelan League Round-Up

Venezuelan League Round-Up

Los Tigres beat Los Bravos on Sunday by a score of 5-2.  A solo homer gave Aragua the first run of the game in the 1st, then Margarita took the lead with a 2-run homer in the 2nd.  Jorge Cortes walked and scored the tying run in the 5th on Cedeno's RBI single.  The wining runs scored on two more home runs in the bottom of the 8th.  Ronny Cedeno broke the tie with a solo homer, then Hector Gimenez added two insurance runs with his homer.  Justin Thomas pitched to one batter in the 5th inning, after the tying run scored, and he got a pop out to end the inning.  Anthony Claggett pitched 2 scoreless innings, as noted above.  Tuesday's games:  Tigres de Aragua  8,  Aguilas de Zulia  1  --  A big 6-run 2nd inning gave Los Tigres a big lead.  LF Lastings Milledge opened the inning by reaching base on a fielding error, then stole second base.  A home run by 3B Marquez Smith scored Milledge.  CF Jorge Cortes followe...

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