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Winter Leagues 12/19 — Another Slow Monday

Winter Leagues 12/19 — Another Slow Monday

Mondays in the winter leagues are typically slow:

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Leones del Caracas  5,  Tigres de Aragua  4

Los Leones won this battle of the Big Cats with 3 runs n the bottom of the 9th.  Los Tigres scored single runs in four different innings, including their last 3 at-bats.  SS Ronny Cedeno doubled with one out in the 4th, moved to third on 1B Hector Gimenez's single, and scored on an RBI ground out.  A solo homer gave Los Tigres a run in the 7th.  With a runner on first base in the 8th, Cedeno dropped down a sacrifice bunt, then was safe at first on a fielding error by Los Leones' catcher.  An RBI double of Caracas reliever Justin Thomas brought in the lead runner with another run for Los Tigres.  LF Jonel Pacheco picked up the RBI in the 9th with a single into left field, after a single and a stolen base.  Caracas scored a run in the 3rd and had a solo homer in the 6th.  They went into the bottom of the 9th trailing 4-2.  The lead-off batter homered, bringin...

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