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Winter Leagues 12/4 — Marte, Ciriaco, And Brown Contributing, Noris Homers

Winter Leagues 12/4 — Marte, Ciriaco, And Brown Contributing, Noris Homers

Winter league action with Pirates' players and friends on Sunday

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tiburones de La Guaira 7,  Caribes de Anzoategui  6  (Game 1)

In the first of two 7-inning games, Los Tiburones attacked for 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th, which included a grand slam.  Los Caribes caught up with 2 runs in the 4th and 3 runs in the 5th.  Los Tiburones answered with a run in the bottom of the 5th, on a single and a double, then held on for the win.

 

Tiburones  4,  Caribes  3  (Game 2)

This time Los Tiburones had to score in the bottom of the 7th to get the win.  Each team scored one run in the 2nd, then Los Caribes added 2 runs in the top of the 5th.  After a lead-off single, CF Gorkys Hernandez dropped down a sacrifice bunt.  The bunt was successful, and a throwing error left Hernandez safe on base as well.  Another bunt moved the runners into scoring position, and both scored on a single into left field.  Los Tiburones scored one run in the bottom of ...

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