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Save For Rodriguez, Win For Machi

Save For Rodriguez, Win For Machi

 VENEZUELAN LEAGUEBravos de Margarita  9,  Aguilas de Zulia  3  --  1B JR House contributed a single, a double, and 2 RBI for Los Bravos as they recorded a total of 13 hits.  A lead-off single and House's double drove in Los Bravos' first run in the top of the 1st.  A single moved House to third, and he scored on a double play.  Two walks and a single loaded the bases for House in the 4th, and he brought in another run with a sacrifice fly.  Margarita sealed it with 4 runs in the top of the 9th.  House led off with a single, then a walk and a single loaded the bases, for LF Dennys Abreu's grand slam.  Los Aguilas scored single runs in the 2nd, 6th, and 7th.  In the 7th, with the bases loaded after the run scored, and two outs, Jean Machi came in from the bullpen for Los Bravos.  He left all three runners on base with a strikeout and a ground out.  Then he retired the side in order in the 8th.  Tigres de Ara...

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