The Mexican Pacific League and the Venezuelan League both wrap up regular season play today. The Puerto Rican League takes the next three days off, then finishes up their season on Jan 3rd and 4th. The Dominican League will take a couple of days off, then resume their playoffs on Monday. Happy New Year!
Tigres de Aragua 4, Aguilas del Zulia 1 (Game 1)
Los Aguilas out-hit los Tigres 8-7, but managed only one run. That run came in the 3rd, on a walk, a bunt, a wild pitch, and an RBI single. Los Tigres answered with a run in the bottom of the inning to tie the score. With two outs, a single, a throwing error, and an RBI single brought in the run. Los Tigres took the lead in the next inning with a solo home run. Cesar Valdez took the mound for Los Aguilas in the bottom of the 6th. He began the inning with a walk and a 2-run homer by 1B Hector Gimenez. Los Tigres' Wil Ledezma pitched to two batters in the 5th inning -- a ground out and a s...
Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.