Did not play. They host Hermosillo tonight. They trail their best-of-seven playoff series 0-2.
GIGANTES 3, ESTRELLAS 2 AT GIGANTES (GAME 3--10 INNINGS)
Jose Siri homered in the eighth to tie it 2-2. In the tenth, Abiatal Avelino walked, stole second, and scored on a Siri single to win it for the Gigantes. Siri was 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs. Oneil Cruz also homered for the Gigantes. Cesar Valdez pitched five shutout innings, giving up four hits and a walk and striking out three. Ex-Twin Ervin Santana started for the Estrellas, striking out six in five innings and giving up one run on four hits and two walks.
Record: The Gigantes lead the best-of-seven series 3-0.
Next game: The Gigantes are at the Estrellas Wednesday night.
LARA, GAME 33
LARA 22, CARACAS 10 IN LARA
Lara scored five in the first, six in the second, two in the third, and five in the fourth to build an 18-0 lead. Caracas never got closer than eleven runs. It's quite a deal to score ten runs and not even be in the game. Yordanys Linares was 4-for-5 with a double and four runs. Carlos Rivero was 3-for-4 with three runs and five RBIs. Cesar Puello was 3-for-5 with a walk and four RBIs. Jose Tabata was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, two runs, and three RBIs. Jecksson Flores was 2-for-5 with two walks and three runs. Osman Marval was 2-for-5 with three runs. Ex-Twin Jermaine Palacios was 1-for-1 with a three-run homer. Ex-Twin Williams Perez started and pitched 4.2 innings, allowing six runs (two earned) on ten hits and a walk and striking out three.
Stats: Palacios is batting 1.000. Puello is batting .600. Brhayan Campos is batting .500. Rivero is batting .349. Ildemaro Vargas was 2-for-4 and is batting .330. Gorkys Hernandez was 0-for-1 and is batting .330. Linares is batting .315. Josmar Cordero was 0-for-1 and is batting .313. Tabata is batting .306.
Record: Lara is 20-13, in first place in the Venezuelan League West, 1.5 games ahead of Magallanes.
Next game: Lara is at Margarita tonight.
Did not play. They host Manati tonight. They lead their best-of-seven series 1-0.
Did not play. Their next game is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at Canberra. They are in second place in the Australian League, but are actually a half game ahead of first-place Adelaide. As we've said before COVID concerns have played havoc with the league schedule. Melbourne is 5-3, while Adelaide is 1-0.