Hamman Earns A Save In Venezuela


Criolles de Caguas� 6,� Indios de Mayaguez� 5 — Another hit-fest, though not many runs scored.� Caguas posted 15 hits, including 3 by SS Luis Figueroa and 2 by 3B Ramon Vazquez.� Caguas scored 2 runs in the 1st, with a single by Figueroa and a double by Vasquez, and both came around to score.� In the 4th, Caguas scored 4 runs, and both Figueroa and Vaquez walked in the inning then both scored again.


Aguilas Cibaenas� 6,� Gigantes del Cibao� 3� — Los Gigantes had a 2-run homer in the 2nd and then another run in the 4th, but Los Aguilas caught up in the 7th, and went on to score 3 runs in the 8th to take the win.� Starling Marte had a pinch-hit appearance in that 8th inning and dropped down a sacrifice bunt, which was then misplayed by the opposing pitcher.� He came around to score the 3rd run of the inning.� Luke Carlin took over behind the plate for the final inning.� Mike Dubee came in from the bullpen to pitch the bottom of the 7th for Los Gigantes.�� He hit a batter and gave up a sacrifice bunt, and then was relieved by former Pirate Juan Perez, who gave up an RBI double (run charged to Dubee) before ending the inning.� Perez was charged with the blown save.


Mayos de Navojoa� 5,� Venados de Mazatlan� 0� — RF Rogelios Noris singled and doubled for Los Venados, who were shut out today.� He doubled to lead off the 3rd, walked in the 5th, and singled in the 7th, but each time was left on base.� Navojoa scored a pair of runs in the 2nd, then single runs in the 3rd, 4th, and 8th innings.

Yaquis de Obregon� 7,� Caneros de los Mochis� 5 — Each team posted 10 hits in the game, but Mochis could not overcome making 3 errors.� CF Jeff Salazar continued his hot hitting with 2 doubles, leading off both the 1st and 3rd innings, and coming around to score both times.� He also reached on a fielding error in the 4-run 7th inning, and scored again.