The Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues have the day off on Thursday, but the Venezuelans were busy, and the Australians had some early games going:

 

VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Aguilas de Zulia  7,  Tiburones de La Guaira   1

New Pirate Shairon Martis lost his second game of the season, but it was not entirely his fault.  Los Tiburones scored 4 unearned runs in the 2nd inning, then added 3 runs in the 8th for more insurance.  Martis had retired Los Aguilas in order in the 1st inning.  Then, with two on and two  out in the 2nd, a fielding error at third base loaded the bases.  Two more singles, plus a throwing error by Martis himself, brought in four runs.  Martis went on to pitch three more innings, allowing a double and a single.

 

Leones del Caracas  3,  Caribes de Anz...

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