Eagles Beat Bravos And Remain Leading In Venezuela

Las Águilas del Zulia supported a solid opening of César Carrillo with a display of 15 hits, to beat the Margarita Braves on Thursday 10-2, thus retaining the first place in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.

Carrillo (1-2) only allowed one run and six hits in five episodes to win the game. He was lost by Omar Bencomo (1-2), after giving four scores and six hits in five chapters.

Yosmany Guerra connected 5-3, with two runs produced and three scored, Luis Álvarez went 3-3 with two RBIs and Alex Romero hit 5-2 with a push and two scored.


In Barquisimeto, the Cardinals of Lara crushed the Caribs of Anzoátegui 11-1 to reach three consecutive vicars and remain in a first place game.

Osman Narval connected 4-3 with a triple and four runs produced, Jonathan Gálvez went 5-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Welington Dotel hit three hits, including a double and a triple, in addition to adding two trailers .

Ángelo Palumbo (1-0) completed five episodes, in which he tolerated one run and six hits to score the victory. The reverse was for Porfirio López (3-1), after tolerating two runs and three hits in his opening of just two thirds.

In Valencia, Gioskar Amaya negotiated a base by balls with the bases full in the lower part of the tenth inning, to boost the career of the victory of the Magallanes Navigators, by 5-4 over the Lions of Caracas.

The victory corresponded to reliever Danny Hernández (1-0), after completing an episode without allowing runs. The stumble went to the record of Anjul Hernández (1-1), after allowing the race of the difference without taking outs in his relay.

In Caracas, the Sharks of La Guaira scored three runs thanks to two defensive errors, within a four-score attack in the fourth episode, to overcome 5-4 over the Aragua Tigers.

Kristhiam Linares (1-0) withdrew the four opponents he faced in his relief to win the match. Jesús Parra (1-1) fell after meeting two scores in one episode.

The Eagles lead the circuit with a 14-6 mark, followed by Cardinals (13-7), Tigers (10-9), Sharks (10-9), Braves (9-12), Caribs (9-13), Navigators (8-12) and Lions (7-12).



The constant rains in northwestern Mexico forced cancellations in four of the five places in which meetings of the Mexican Pacific League had been scheduled.

The games that were going to face Guasave and Ciudad Obregón and Culiacán with Hermosillo, both in double card, as well as the Mazatlan-Los Mochis and Mexicali-Jalisco clashes were not played, and the Mexican Pacific League reported that they will not be rescheduled that remains of the regular season.

The only match of the day was played in Monterrey, where the Mayos de Navojoa and the Sultans drew 6-6 after 11 full innings. According to the regulations of the league, the matches conclude in a draw if they have not been defined at midnight local time on the days of travel.

Jalisco leads the second round with a 4-1 mark, followed by Hermosillo (3-1), Navojoa (3-2), Mexicali (3-2), Los Mochis (3-2), Culiacán (2-2), Guasave (2-2), Obregón (1-3), Mazatlan (1-4) and Monterrey (1-4).