Sightings of Boof Bonser and Bobby Korecky!
MARGARITA 4, LA GUAIRA 3 IN LA GUAIRA
Twins: Aaron Hicks was 1-for-5 and scored once. Sean Burroughs was 2-for-4 and drove in a run.
Game summary: Burroughs singled in Hicks with the go-ahead run in the seventh, breaking a 2-2 tie.
Margarita: Boof Bonser (San Francisco) worked four innings, giving up two runs on four hits. Rene Reyes was 2-for-4 and drove in a run.
La Guaira: Cesar Suarez was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs. Tyson Brummett (Philadelphia) struck out five in five innings, allowing a run on three hits and three walks.
ZULIA 9, ARAGUA 0 IN ARAGUA
Twins: Oswaldo Arcia was 0-for-3 and struck out twice. Josmil Pinto was 0-for-3 and struck out once. Edgar Ibarra surrendered four runs (three earned) on four hits and a walk while striking out three in three innings. Angel Mata allowed one run on two hits while striking out three in 1.2 innings.
Game summary: Zulia scored five in the fourth to take a 6-0 lead and never looked back.
Zulia: Evan Gattis (Atlanta) was 2-for-4 with a double and a home run, driving in three. Austin Bibens-Dirkx (Colorado) worked 3.2 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out three.
Aragua: Alex Romero was 2-for-3 with a walk.
LARA 3, MAGALLANES 2 IN LARA (10 INNINGS)
Game summary: Tomas Perez delivered a two-run single to tie the score. Joe Thurston led off the tenth with a triple and scored the winning run.
Magallanes: Andres Blanco (Philadelphia) was 2-for-4. Matt Shoemaker (Angels) struck out four in 5.1 scoreless innings.
Lara: Hernan Iribarren (Colorado) was 3-for-5 and drove in the winning run. Bobby Korecky worked two shutout innings, striking out two.
ANZOATEGUI 8, CARACAS 1 IN ANZOATEGUI
Game summary: Anzoategui scored five in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie.
Caracas: Jesus Aguilar (Cleveland) was 2-for-4 with a double. Victor Garate struck out seven in four innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.
Anzoategui: Jose Castillo was 3-for-4 and drove in two. Juan Marcano (San Diego) allowed an unearned run on two hits and no walks in five innings.
The Mexican Pacific League opens play tonight!