Víctor Reyes took advantage of a wild pitch from Yapson Gómez in the top of the 13th inning to score the decisive run, and the Caribes de Anzoátegui beat the Cardenales de Lara 4-3 to cause a triple tie for the lead of the all round. against all, which defines the finalists of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.
Reyes led off the top of the 13th with a single, advanced to second on a wild pitch by Gomez, to third on a ground ball by Herlis Rodriguez and scored on a second wild pitch from the Cardinals reliever.
Major League Baseball player Willians Astudillo hit 6-2 and drove in a pair of touchdowns, while Rafael Ortega went 4-2 with an RBI to stand out for the Caribs.
Rafael Pineda (2-1) retired two blank innings to take the victory while the disaster went to the record of Yapson Gómez (0-1) after allowing the run of the difference in his one-inning relief.
In Caracas, the Lions exploded with a six-touchdown attack in the bottom of the seventh inning and delivered a painful 9-6 setback to the Tigres de Aragua in their second round robin victory.
Brayan Hernández was 3-4 with a double and four RBIs, Alexander Palma was 5-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Jhonny Pereda drove in two TDs with a single in three at-bats to lead the winners’ attack.
Ricardo Rodríguez (1-1) retired an inning in order to score the win. Fabián Cota lost (1-1), punished with four touchdowns in a relief without outs.
With five rounds to go, Cardenales de Lara, Navegantes del Magallanes and Caribes de Anzoátegui lead the round with a 7-4 record, followed by Tigres de Aragua (5-7) and Leones del Caracas (2-9).