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VENEZUELAN LEAGUE

Tiburones de La Guaira  8,  Caribes de Anzoategui  4

A pair of 4-run innings gave the win to Los Tiburones.  New Pirate Shairon Martis made the start for Los Tiburones, pitching 4 innings.  He gave up 2 runs in the 2nd inning, on three singles and a walk.  CF Gorkys Hernandez drove in the second run with his RBI single.  A fielding error, a double, and two sacrifice flies brought in two unearned runs in the 4th.  Hernandez hit the second of the sacrifice flies.  After Martis was relieved to begin the 5th, Los Tiburones went on to score 4 runs on an RBI single and a 3-run homer in the 6th, tying the score.  They took the win in the 7th, with two walks, two doubles, and a  ...

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