Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Astros Fall and Winter League Recaps

Results for Monday, October 27, 2014


Salt River 3, Mesa 3 after 11 innings

Yes, games in the AFL can end in a tie.

Rio Ruiz went 1-5 with a run scored, and Andrew Aplin appeared as a pinch-runner in the 10th.

Today, the Rafters will take on Glendale at 12:35 Mountain.


Caracas 11, Zulia 7

W- Victor Larez (2-0)
L- Marcos Tabata (2-1)

Caracas HRs by Astros players: Carlos Perez (3, 2-run in 9th)

The capital club trailed 7-3 after the 4th, but they finished the game on an 8-0 run. Both teams combined to send 8 out of the park in this one.

Danry Vásquez finished 2-6 with a double, and it was a huge night for Carlos Perez, as he finished 4-5 with an RBI single in the 5th and provided some insurance with a 2-run homer in the 9th. Perez has played 8 games with Caracas and has homered 3 times, which puts him in a tie for the club lead.

Today, Caracas will travel to the island of Margarita for 2 games against Bravos. First pitch is at 7:30 Venezuelan time.


Caracas 2, Zulia 1

W- Luis Sanz (1-0)
L- Robert Gonzalez (0-1)
S- Jhonathan Jimenez (2)

Caracas HRs by Astros players: None.

The little Lions also topped Zulia. Nestor Tejada entered the game as a defensive replacement in the 6th and struck out in his only plate appearance in the 8th.

A little later on this morning, Caracas will host the Phillies. First pitch is at 11:00 A.M. Venezuelan time.


Obregón 5, Jalisco 4

W- Oswaldo Martinez (1-1)
L- Juan Delgadillo (0-4)
S- Jonathan Arias (6)

Jalisco HRs by Astros players: None.

The difference in this game was a 2-run 5th for Obregón. Leo Heras hit an RBI single in the 2nd, his only hit in 4 at-bats. He also stole his 3rd base of the LMP season. Heras currently has a 7-game hitting streak going, but in 6 of those 7 games, he's recorded 1 hit. Japhet Amador went 0-3 with a walk.

These two teams will go at it again at 7:00.

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