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Personnel Shuffles; Loss For Nieve

Personnel Shuffles; Loss For Nieve

 VENEZUELAN LEAGUECaribes de Anzoategui  6,  Tigres de Aragua  3  --  Los Caribes were quiet for the first half of the game, but then did all their scoring in the 2nd half.  A 3-run homer in the 5th got them going.  In the 7th, a triple and a sacrifice fly added another run, then a pair of walks, including one to DH Jose Tabata, and an RBI single brought in the second run of the inning.  A solo homer gave Los Caribes their final run in the 8th.  Tabata was hitless in his other 3 trips to the plate.  Los Tigres' first run came on a solo homer in the 2nd.  In the top of the 5th, 1B Hector Gimenez led off with a walk.  Another walk and a bunt that turned into a force out erased Gimenez at third but left runners on first and second bases.  CF Jorge Cortes drove in the runner from second base with an RBI double.  A walk, a single, and two ground outs brought in Los Tigres' last run in the 9th.  SS Ronny Cedeno l...

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