Rafael Ortega - Caribes Anzoategui6️⃣⬇️CUADRANGULAR de Rafael Ortega amplía la ventaja del equipo venezolano.— Toros de Tijuana🐃🏆 (@TorosDeTijuana) February 3, 2018
l🇩🇴@aguilascibaenas (Rep. Dominicana) 4
🇻🇪@caribesanz (Venezuela) 8#SDC2018⚾️#TorosImponentes🐃🏆🇲🇽
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Raul Valdes (former St. Louis-Cibaenas) started and pitched four innings. He allowed five hits, four runs (three earned), two home runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:57-36)(g/f:5-3)
Rafael Ortega (former Memphis-Caribes) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 3-for-6 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.
Cesar Valera (former Palm Beach-Caribes) started at third base and batted ninth. 2-for-5 with one RBI and one run.
Caribes beat Cibaenas 15-4
Yurisbel Gracial (Matanzas-Granma) started in right field and moved to third base, batting third. 0-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.
Frederich Cepeda (Sancti Spiritus-Granma) started in left field and batted fourth. 1-for-1 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two walks, and one sac fly.
Raul Gonzalez (Ciego de Avila-Granma) started at third base and moved to second base, batting ninth. 2-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, and one sac fly.
Raidel Martinez (Pinar del Rio-Granma) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (2). (p-s:10-7)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Granma beat Culiacan 5-4
Lino Rivera (former Arkansas-Cibaenas) discusses the struggling pitching staff: Listin Diario
Nestor Molina (MiLB signing-Caribes) has two years experience in Mexican League that may help in his start against Culiacan: LVBP Official Site
Cibaenas (0-1) visits Caguas (1-0) @ 3:00 PM ET
Caribes (1-1) visits Culiacan (0-2) @ 9:00 PM ET - Nestor Molina (MiLB signing) is scheduled to start for Caribes