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Winter Leagues 11/7 — Tough Inning For Wood

Winter Leagues 11/7 — Tough Inning For Wood

Usually not much winter league business on Mondays, but the Dominican League was in action tonight:

Toros del Este  7,  Gigantes del Cibao  6

A 6-run top of the 1st gave Los Toros a big lead, which they nearly lost.  The first 7 batters reached base, with two singles, a 3-run homer, two more singles, a double, and another single.  A sacrifice fly produced the first out of the inning, but with one more run.  3B Matt Hague had the fourth hit of the game, the single immediately following the home run, and he came around to score on the double.  Hague also reached on a fielding error in the 2nd inning, when a hit batter and a wild pitch brought in Los Toros' 7th run.  Los Toros were quiet after that inning, with only 2 innings over the rest of the game.  Los Gigantes chipped away at the lead, with one run in the 1st (homer), one in the 3rd, and one in the 5th (homer).  Tim Wood took the mound for Los Toros in the bottom of the 9th, and got into trouble.  He gave up a walk, then got t...

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