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Dominican & Puerto Rican All-Stars; Claggett’s Third Win

Dominican & Puerto Rican All-Stars; Claggett’s Third Win

VENEZUELAN LEAGUECaribes de Anzoategui  8,  Cardenales de Lara  7  --  (Game 1)  Los Cardenales were looking good when they scored 5 runs in the top of the 5th, including a pinch-hit grand slam by Hernan Iribarren.  Former Pirate farmhand RF Ray Sadler made his Venezuelan debut for Los Cardenales and went 1-for-4 with a single in the 7th.  Los Caribes scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st, on a double, a walk by LF Jose Tabata, and a 3-run homer.   Tabata also walked (intentionally) in the 2nd inning, to load the bases.  A single drove in two runs, though Tabata was thrown out at third base.  After Lara took a 7-5 lead in the 5th, Los Caribes got the lead back with a 3-run 6th inning.  A walk, a hit batter, and a throwing error l...

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