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Winter League Playoffs 1/4 — Hernandez Homers

Winter League Playoffs 1/4 — Hernandez Homers

The Puerto Rican League season ends today, with their playoffs beginning over the weekend.  Meanwhile the other Caribbean leagues continue in playoff mode.  In other news, SS Pedro Ciriaco has signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox.

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Navegantes del Magallanes  3,  Tigres de Aragua  2

Los Navegantes got things going with 2 runs on a walk and 3 singles before an out was recorded in the bottom of the 1st inning.  Los Tigres answered with a run in the top of the 2nd, when 1B Hector Gimenez walked, and scored on Jorge Cortes' RBI double.  Los Navegantes added an insurance run in the 6th, with former Pirate Romulo Sanchez on the mound for Los Tigres.  a single, a stolen base, a wild pitch, and a throwing error allowed the run to score.  Los Tigres squeezed out another run in the top of the 9th, on a walk, a single, and a sacrifice fly, but it was not enough.  Wil Ledezma pitched to two batters in the 5th inning, for Los Tigres, and retiring both o...

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