Low-Hitting Playoff Games, Good Inning For Ascanio

Low-Hitting Playoff Games, Good Inning For Ascanio

VENEZUELAN LEAGUEAguilas de Zulia  6,  Tigres de Aragua  5  --  A solo home run in the bottom of the 7th inning broke a 5-5 tie and gave the win to Zulia.  A walk, a triple, and an RBI single by 1B Hector Gimenez gave Los Tigres 2 runs in the top of the 1st.  A single and two throwing errors gave them another run in the 2nd.  CF Jorge Cortes walked to lead off the 5th inning, and he scored on a throwing error.  Then a ground out and an RBI single brought in Aragua's 5th run.  Los Aguilas scored their first run in the bottom of the 1st with three walks and an RBI groundout, then added 4 runs in the bottom of the 5th on three walks, two singles, and a double.  DH Lastings Milledge was hitless in 4 trips to the plate for Los Tigres.  ...

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