DSL – Indians Blue 13, Rays1 3
DSL – Rangers1 7, Indians Red 4


Miguel Lopez (Blue, 3B): 3/4, 2 R, 4 RBI, BB – Lopez knocked in the first two runs of the game for Blue with a single in the second. He then stole second and took third on a wild pitch, but was stranded there. His next RBI came when he was walked in the third with the bases loaded. He was hit by a pitch and scored again in the fifth. He came through again in the eighth with an RBI single.

Emilio Taveras (Blue, 1B): 2/4, 4 R, RBI, BB – Taveras was the first of many Blue hitters to reach when he was hit by a pitch in the second. He then moved up on a walk and wild pitch and scored on a single. He then singled in the fifth and scored again. In the sixth he hit another, but this time was out trying to score. He walked in the eighth, then scored on a sac fly.

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Juan Benjamin (Blue, 2B): 2/4, 2 RBI, BB – Benjamin singled in the fourth, but was stranded. His next single was more impactful as he knocked in two runs in the fifth.

Nelson Aranguren (Blue, C): 1/4, 3 R, BB, 2B – Aranguren doubled in the third and scored on a bases loaded walk. He then walked to lead off the eighth and scored on a single. Finishing out the Blue rout over Rays1, Aranguren was hit by a pitch and scored on a three base error to give Blue a 13-2 lead.

Christian Sosa (Blue, RP): 2.1 IP, H, 0 R, 0 BB, K – Sosa replaced Albert Breton with two outs and two on in the fifth and quickly ended the inning. Despite an error in his second inning, he retired three batters without allowing another base runner. He gave up a single in the seventh, but finished his final inning without allowing any other base runners.

Yefri Rivera (Red, SS): 3/5, R, SB – Rivera singled to lead off the game, stole second, took third on a wild pitch and scored the first Red run of the game on a passed ball to tie the game at one. He singled again in the seventh, but was caught stealing this time. He singled one more time in the ninth to load the bases, leading to one more Red run.

Angel Mendoza (Red, RF): 2/5, R, RBI, 3B – Mendoza tripled home a run in the fifth to bring Red back to within a run. He singled for his second hit in the eighth, moved to third on a two base error and scored on a double play.

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