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A Save For Ascanio, Big Hits for Cedeno and Gimenez

A Save For Ascanio, Big Hits for Cedeno and Gimenez

 VENEZUELAN LEAGUELeones del Caracas   6,  Bravos de Margarita  4  (Afternoon game)  --  Anthony Claggett pitched 5 innings in his start for Los Bravos.  He gave up a double and a single in the top of the 1st, then retired the side in order in the 2nd.  Claggett hit a batter, then gave up a walk and a single in the 3rd.  He then pitched two scoreless innings in the 4th and 5th, and the only batter who reached base did so on a fielding error.  Claggett had the lead when he was relieved to begin the 6th inning.  Former Pirate farmhand Ronald Uviedo made the start for Los Leones, but he had more troubles than Claggett.  Los Bravos scored one run in the 2nd on a single and a double, then 2 runs int he 4th on a single and two doubles.  Margarita also scored a run off Uviedo's replacement with 3 singles in the 5th.  Los Bravos held the lead until the top of the 8th, when Los Leones added 4 runs and got their manager, ...

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