COLOMBIAN LEAGUE (LPB) PLAYOFFS – SERIE FINAL GAME 4 (BEST-OF-7)
Audy Ciriaco (starting 3B, Caimanes de Barranquilla): 2-4, 1 K – Ciriaco returns to the lineup after sitting on the bench for Game 3 with this multi-hit effort.
Sandy Leon (C, Caimanes de Barranquilla): 1-3, 1 R, 1 2B – Leon has alternated not getting on base and getting on safely through the first four games of the series. His leadoff double in the third was his first hit of the Serie Final.
VENEZUELAN LEAGUE (LVBP) PLAYOFFS – SEMIFINALS GAME 7 (BEST-OF-7)
Anthony Vizcaya (RP, Navegantes del Magallanes): 0 IP, 4 H, 4 R (all earned), 1 HR allowed – Vizcaya’s time on the mound is when the game (and the season) went from “difficult” to “out of reach”.
Niuman Romero (3B, Caribes de Anzoategui): 1-4, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K – Romero has broken a four-game run drought with a pair of runs each in Games 6 and 7. He seems to be getting hot just in time for the Serie Final.
Cesar Hernandez (2B, Cardenales de Lara): 1-6, 1 R, 1 K – Hernandez finishes the semifinals series with his series-long hitting streak intact and a .310/.429/.310 slash with six runs scored, five driven in, and an even 6:6 K:BB ratio in seven games.
Carlos Rivero (3B, Cardenales de Lara): 1-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K – Rivero breaks out of his late season slump just in time for the Serie Final.
Yapson Gomez (RP, Cardenales de Lara): 0.2 IP, 2 H – Gomez rebounded nicely from a disastrous Game 6 effort.
AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE (ABL)
Andrew Campbell (DH, Brisbane Bandits): 1-5, 1 K – Campbell’s third-inning fly ball single to right ensured that his streak of not being kept off base in consecutive games continued (now at ten games).