VENEZUELAN LEAGUE (LVBP)
Andruw Monasterio (2B, Caribes de Anzoategui): 0-3, 1 BB (intentional) – While Monasterio’s hitting streak ended at eight games last night, he did get on base for a ninth straight game thanks to a ninth-inning intentional walk.
Alsis Herrera (SP, Leones del Caracas): ND, 3.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R (unearned), 1 BB – While this was Herrera”s shortest outing of the season, it also ended a two-game stretch of rough outings (combined 8.2 IP, 11 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR allowed).
Niuman Romero (3B. Caribes de Anzoategui): 0-4, 1 K – Romero failed to reach base for only the second time in his last nine games.
Henry Martinez (RP, Caribes de Anzoategui): H (7), 0.1 IP, 1 R (unearned), 2 BB – Martinez now has earned a hold in a majority of his outings this season (7 of 13).
Alex Monsalve (starting C, Tigres de Aragua): 0-2, 1 PB – Monsalve failed to reach base for the second day in a row after seeing an eight-game on-base streak come to an end on Tuesday.
Carlos Rivero (3B, Cardenales de Lara): 0-3, 1 K – Rivero’s five-game stretch of offensive dominance came to a screeching halt last night.
DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE (LIDOM) PLAYOFFS – SEMIFINALS GAME 4 (BEST-OF-7)
Melky Cabrera (RF-LF, Aguilas Cibaenas): 0-4, 1 K – Cabrera’s hitless evening ended an eight-game hitting streak that stretched back to the regular season (last hitless game on December 16).
Robel Garcia (starting LF, Aguilas Cibaenas): 2-3, 1 RBI, 1 K – Garcia is having a successful postseason so far, hitting .455 (5-for-11) with a pair of walks giving him a .538 OBP. Despite the lack of extra-base hits, he has driven in two runs in the four games played so far.
Yasiel Puig (LF, Toros del Este): 3-5, 1 2B – Puig has an extra-base hit in each of his last two games after only getting one in his first seven of the season, including five contests in the regular season (all three XBHs were doubles).
Abraham Almonte (Cf, Toros del Este): 0-3, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 SB – Almonte has struggled in LIDOM this season with only four hits in 40 at-bats in the regular season and semifinals combined (.083).
Gabriel Arias (RP, Gigantes del Cibao): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K – Arias made his 2020-21 playoff debut, and returned to the mound for the first time since December 19, in this solid fourth-inning effort.
AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE (ABL)
Mitch Nilsson (DH, Brisbane Bandits): 0-3, 1 K – Consistency is usually a good thing. Except when it consists of thee straight 0-for-3 games to start a season.
COLOMBIAN LEAGUE (LPB) PLAYOFFS – ROUND ROBIN DAY 5
Audy Ciriaco (3B, Caimanes de Barranquilla): 1-5, 1 RBI, 1 K – Ciriaco is 5-for-12 with six RBI in the Caimanes’ first four playoff games.
Sandy Leon (C, Caimanes de Barranquilla): 1-3, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 E – Leon has not stranded a runner on base in any of his four postseason games so far.
Tigres de Cartagena 2-1
Caimanes de Barranquilla – 2-2
Vaquero de Monteria – 1-2
MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE (LMP) PLAYOFFS – QUARTERFINALS GAME 4 (BEST-OF-7)
Jose Guadalupe Chavez (SS, Tomateros de Culiacan): 1-3, 1 BB – Chavez reached base multiple times for the the third time in four postseason games.
Michael Choice (LF-RF, Aguilas de Mexicali): 0-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 SB – Despite his first hitless game of the playoffs, Choice scored his first run of the postseason after reaching on a second-inning error (he was stranded following his one-out walk in the seventh).
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