The Dominican League had a scheduled day off today.
Leones del Caracas 3, Bravos de Margarita 1
Anthony Claggett made the start for Los Bravos and allowed only one run on 4 hits. The downside was that he also walked 5 batters in those 5 innings. The Leones' run Claggett allowed came in the top of the 1st, on a walk and a single plus a throwing error in right field. The run was earned because Claggett gave up two more walks and a wild pitch in the inning. Claggett also threw a wild pitch in the 2nd, and allowed a double and another walk, but did not let those runners score. Claggett worked around a walk and a single in the 3rd. He erased singles in the 4th and the 5th with two double plays. Margarita tied the score with a run on two walks, a balk, and an RBI ground out in the 2nd. After Claggett had finished for the evening, Caracas scored one run in each of the 7th and 8th innings to take the 3-1 lead. Pirates' Jhonathan Ramos took the mound for ...
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