PORLAMAR, Venezuela – The Anzoátegui Caribes rallied from a deficit with an explosive seven-touchdown attack in the seventh inning, en route to a 9-3 victory over Margarita’s Bravos on Tuesday in Venezuelan Baseball League activity.
Niuman Romero hit a solo homer, Heiker Meneses went 4-for-3 with an RBI, Jesus Sucre was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Roberto Chirinos added an RBI single of one more to stand out on the winners’ offense.
José Domínguez (1-1) retired an episode without allowing runs to score the victory, while the setback was the record of Melvi Acosta (0-2), punished with four touchdowns in just a third of inning,
In Maracay, Jorgan Cavaneiro delivered a quality start to guide the Tiburones de La Guiara to a 5-3 victory over the Tigres de Aragua.
Cavaneiro (3-2) allowed only one earned run and seven hits in six innings with seven strikeouts to take the victory, while the loss went to the record of Leonel Campos (1-1), after allowing one run and one hit in just one third of labor input.
On offense, Maikel García 3-2 with a produced run, Teodoro Martínez 4-2 with an RBI and José Martínez 4-2 with an RBI stood out.
In Maracaibo, Ildemaro Vargas hit a solo home run and Yordanys Linares drove in two touchdowns with a double to propel the Lara Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Aguilas del Zulia.
Navegantes del Magallanes lead the circuit with a 20-10 mark, followed by Bravos de Margarita (17-13), Tigres de Aragua (17-14), Cardenales de Lara (16-14), Leones del Caracas (15-16) , Caribes de Anzoátegui (13-17), Águilas del Zulia (12-19) and Tiburones de La Guaira (12-19).