Tenerife Marlins, Sant Boi Split Spanish Baseball Division de Honor Showdown
SPAIN – Anthony Vizcaya tossed a complete game gem and CBS Sant Boi dealt the Tenerife Marlins a 7-1 setback on Saturday in a Spanish Division de Honor showdown at Puerto de al Cruz.
The 23-year-old Venezuelan finished with 11 strikeouts while allowing a run on six hits and three free passes to improve to 3-0.
V. Lopez drove in four runs with a triple and homer, while shortstop M. Rivas had three hits and a pair of RBIs for the visitors.
Tenerife (7-1) regrouped and took the second game, 7-2, to tag Sant Boi (5-1) with its first loss of the young season.
J.M. Melendez delivered an early game-changing grand slam and Leslie Nacar (4-0) went the distance with six strikeouts.
Astros Valencia vs. CD Pamplona
The reigning champion Astros racked up a pair of lopsided wins against Pamplona. S. Cuevas homered and collected four RBIs to help the visiting squad coast to a 12-3 victory in front end of a doubleheader. Yulman A. Ribeiro (3-1) worked six innings to earn the win and Romulo Sanchez worked three shaky relief frames to notch his second save.
Valencia (5-3) belted four long balls en route to a 15-4 win in the seccond game. Lowuin A. Sacramento (2-2) fanned 11 over six relief innings to get the win.
Spanish Division de Honor Scoreboard:
CBS Sant Boi 7,2 – Tenerife Marlins 1,7
Astros Valencia 12,15 – CD Pamplona 3,4
Beisbol Navarra 4,15 – CB Viladecans 3,18
CB Barcelona 2,7 – San Inazio Bilbao 0,4
|1. Tenerife Marlins||7||1|
|2. CBS Sant Boi||5||1|
|3. Astros Valencia||5||3|
|3. CB Barcelona||5||3|
|5. CD Pamplona||3||5|
|6. Beisbol Navarra||2||6|
|6. CB Viladecans||2||6|
|8. S. Inazio Bilbao Bizkaia||1||5|