LA GUAIRA, Venezuela – The Lara Cardinals unleashed a 19-hitter offense en route to a 9-3 win over the Águilas del Zulia on Sunday, to remain the only undefeated team in a pair of games in the Venezuelan Baseball League. Professional.
Osman Marval hit 5-4 with four doubles and three runs scored, Jecksson Flores went 5-3 with a double and two RBIs, Yordanis Linares had two hits with two RBIs and Pedro Castellanos hit a solo homer to lead the productive offense. of the Cardinals.
The victory corresponded to Luis Carrasco (1-0), after throwing one and two-thirds inning in relief work without allowing scores, and lost Braulio Torres-Pérez (0-1), punished with five runs and seven hits in just one inning. and a third.
In Puerto La Cruz, an explosive night on the offensive by Luis Avilés Jr. led the Tiburones de La Guaira to a 7-4 victory over the reigning champions, the Caribes de Anzoátegui.
Aviles Jr. was 6-2 with a double and four RBIs. La Guaira also featured the work of Juan Fernández, who hit 4-2 with a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored.
Luis Guzmán (1-0), allowed a run in his two-thirds inning relief and benefited from the offense of his teammates to win the game, while the reverse went to the record of Ángel Guillén (0-1), after concede a pair of touchdowns in his two-thirds inning relief.
At Porlamar, Andrés Regnault hit an RBI single pinch-hitting in the bottom of the 10th inning, and Margarita’s Braves knocked out the Navegantes del Magallanes and escaped with an 8-7 victory.
Diego Rincones was the great figure of the meeting. He led the Margarita Braves offense with a three-hitter, including two homers, and five RBIs.
Alfred Gutiérrez won (1-0), who allowed a run in his one-episode relief to win the game, and Arcenio León lost (0-1), after allowing two runs in his one-third inning relief.
At Caracas, Gersel Pitre was 3-2 with a home run and three RBIs, Edwin García hit a one-run RBI double and Denis Phipps had three hits with an RBI in the Aragua Tigres 6-2 win over the Lions of Caracas.
Francisco Carrillo (1-0) retired one and two-thirds inning without allowing runs to win the game, while the setback went to the record of Andrés Pérez (0-1), shaken with three runs and three hits in just one chapter.
In two days of competition, Lara leads the Western Zone with a 2-0 record, followed by Margarita and Magallanes with 1-1 and Zulia 0-2. In the Eastern Zone, they are all 1-1, Caribes, Caracas, La Guaira and Aragua.