Posted by on April 10, 2017 4:31 pm
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Categories: Europe

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

TeamWonLost
1. Tenerife Marlins71
2. CBS Sant Boi51
3. Astros Valencia53
3. CB Barcelona53
5. CD Pamplona35
6. Beisbol Navarra26
6. CB Viladecans26
8. S. Inazio Bilbao Bizkaia15

Photo: Spain Baseball & Softball Federation

Marvin Moore
Marvin Moore
A former international baseball coach and award-winning sports writer, Marvin is the Managing Editor at World Baseball News. He transformed the Swiss National Team into a B-Pool contender which knocked off 1994 B-Pool champion Ukraine at the European Championship, and won four Swiss NLA titles in six seasons with the Therwil Flyers and Zurich Challengers.

The native Texan compiles the weekly European Baseball Power Rankings, European Baseball Players of the Week, European Baseball Weekend Preview, European Baseball Statistical Leaders, European Baseball Scoreboard and International Baseball Update.

Marvin, who has been an avid Texas Rangers fan for more than four decades, enjoys fishing, teaching youth baseball and playing fantasy sports. He was a co-founder of Mister-Baseball.com and also started BaseballdeWorld.com.

Marvin and his wife Lerma have two kids, Hali (16) and Saentis (13).

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