VENEZUELAN LEAGUE (LVBP) PLAYOFFS – SEMIFINALS GAME 3 (BEST-OF-7)

Navigators of the Magallanes 4, Caribs of Anzoategui 1 (Navigators of the Magallanes leads 2-1)

Lara Cardinals 19, Tigers of Aragua 10 (Lara Cardinals leads 2-1)

FORMER INDIANS

Robert Zarate (RP, Navigators of the Magallanes): 0.1 IP – Zarate retired the only batter he faced with two outs in the fifth.

Niuman Romero (3B, Caribs of Anzoategui): 1-3, BB – Romero is having a good semifinals and had a nice night in the loss but was also caught stealing.

Henry Martinez (RP, Caribs of Anzoategui)): 2IP, 2H, K – Martinez held the game at 2-1 in his multi-inning stint to give his team a chance before they blew it in the eighth.

Cesar Hernandez (SS, Lara Cardinals): 0-2, 2R, 4BB, 2 RBI – Hernadez didn’t notch a hit in the shootout but walked four times and scored a pair of runs from them.

Carlos Rivero (3B, Lara Cardinals): 3-5, 2B, RBI – Another big game for Rivero in the semifinals, and he has a hit in every game of the series so far.

Yonathan Mendoza (PH-3B, Lara Cardinals): 0-0, RBI – Mendoza had a pinch hit for the second straight game and came through with a sac fly in his only at bat in this one.

Yapson Gomez (RP, Lara Cardinals): IP, 2H, 2R, 2K, H – Gomez didn’t have a great outing but the Cardinals had enough offense to allow him to earn a hold anyway.

DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE (LIDOM) PLAYOFFS – SERIE FINAL GAME 4 (BEST-OF-7)

Gigantes del Cibao 5, Aguilas Cibaeñas 0 (Gigantes del Cibao leads, 3-1)

FORMER INDIANS

Melky Cabrera, (RF, Aguilas Cibaeñas): 0-4 – Cabrera continues to struggle in the DWL finals, hitting just .063.

Robel Garcia (LF, Aguilas Cibaeñas): 0-2 – Garcia isn’t faring much better than his current teammate, now down to .083.

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE (LMP) PLAYOFFS – SEMIFINALS GAME 3 (BEST-OF-7)

Sultanes de Monterrey 5, Naranjeros de Hermosillo 3 (Naranjeros de Hermosillo leads 2-1)

FORMER INDIAN

Jeff Johnson (RP, Sultanes de Monterrey): IP, H, 3 K – Johnson picked of the save to get his team back in the series with a dominant inning at the end of the win.

AUSTRALIAN BASEBALL LEAGUE

Adelaide Giants 1, Brisbane Bandits 0

Melbourne Aces 4, Canberra Cavalry 3

Perth Heat 5, Brisbane Bandits 1

FORMER INDIAN

Ryan Battaglia (C, Brisbane Bandits): 0-3, K – Battaglia’s goose egg brought him down to .273 on the year in the loss.

Samad Taylor (CF, Canberra Cavalry): 1-3, BB – Taylor continues to show his defensive versatility and raised his average to .250 with this effort while manning centerfield.

Andrew Campbell (DH, Brisbane Bandits): 1-3, R – Campbell had a quiet game but scored his team’s only run and is still hitting .375 on the year in limited action.

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