First semi-final ends in dramatic fashion

Martin Perez came through with a solid 9 innings as the VENEZUELA VENEZUELA
won at O.co Coliseum in dramatic fashion over the PUERTO RICO PUERTO RICO,
the final score, 2 to 1.

The deciding run was scored by VENEZUELA in the bottom of the 9th.  Yangervis
Solarte smashed a bases-empty ‘big-fly’ giving VENEZUELA the victory and
sending the 22,325 home-town fans home happy.  VENEZUELA banged out 7 hits on
the afternoon.

Perez(1-0) was the winner allowing 1 run for the game. Edwin Diaz(0-1)
absorbed the loss in relief.  He gave up only 1 hit and no walks in 3
innings.

BOXSCORE: 2016 PUERTO RICO PUERTO RICO At 2016 VENEZUELA VENEZUELA  4/10/2016

  PUERTO RICO        AB  R  H RBI AVG     VENEZUELA          AB  R  H RBI AVG
  F.Lindor SS         4  0  0  0 .345     J.Altuve DH         4  0  2  0 .179  
  A.Pagan LF          4  1  1  0 .267     O.Herrera CF        4  0  0  0 .083  
  C.Correa DH         4  0  1  0 .214     M.Cabrera 1B        4  0  1  0 .214  
  C.Beltran RF        4  0  0  0 .179     R.Cano 2B           3  0  0  0 .286  
  Y.Molina C          4  0  0  0 .208     C.Gonzalez RF       4  1  2  1 .280  
  K.Vargas 1B         3  0  1  0 .240     A.Simmons SS        2  0  0  0 .667  
  J.Baez 3B           3  0  0  0 .167   B-A.Cabrera PH,SS     1  0  0  0 .238  
  E.Rosario CF        3  0  2  0 .440     M.Prado 3B          2  0  1  0 .500  
  E.Hernandez 2B      3  0  1  0 .286   A-Y.Solarte PH,3B     2  1  1  1 .368  
                                          E.Inciarte LF       3  0  0  0 .348  
                                          W.Ramos C           2  0  0  0 .273  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      32  1  6  0                 Totals      31  2  7  2

A-Pinch Hit For Prado In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Simmons In 8th Inning

PUERTO RICO..... 0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 0  -  1  6  0
VENEZUELA....... 0 0 0  0 0 1  0 0 1  -  2  7  0

PUERTO RICO (3-4)        IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.De Leon                 4 2/3   5   0   0   2   3   0  74   5.06
A.Claudio                 0 1/3   1   1   1   1   0   1  16   6.00
E.Diaz LOSS(0-1)          3       1   1   1   0   5   1  43   3.68
Totals                    8       7   2   2   3   8   2

VENEZUELA (5-2)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
M.Perez WIN(1-0)          9       6   1   1   0   1   0 104   1.00
Totals                    9       6   1   1   0   1   0

ATTENDANCE- 22,325 DATE- Sunday, April 10th 2016 TIME- Day WEATHER- Good
UMPIRES- Mark Carlson, Scott Barry, Jeff Nelson, Laz Diaz
T- 2:12
LEFT ON BASE- PUERTO RICO: 4  VENEZUELA: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- PUERTO RICO: 0  VENEZUELA: 1
DOUBLES- J.Altuve(1st), M.Cabrera(3rd)
HOME RUNS- C.Gonzalez(3rd), Y.Solarte(2nd)
RBIs- C.Gonzalez(8th), Y.Solarte(4th)
STOLEN BASES- A.Simmons(1st)
WALKS- R.Cano, A.Simmons, W.Ramos
STRIKE OUTS- E.Hernandez, O.Herrera-2, M.Cabrera, C.Gonzalez, A.Cabrera,
             Y.Solarte, E.Inciarte-2
GIDP- C.Beltran
RLISP 2-out- C.Gonzalez, O.Herrera-2, F.Lindor, R.Cano, W.Ramos
TEAM RISP- PUERTO RICO: 0 for 3  VENEZUELA: 1 for 9

 

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