Pitcher Alex FaGalde hit John Hernandez with loaded pitches in the bottom of the 17th inning and Saunders Congrezeros left Cagos Griolos on the field yesterday with a dramatic 1-0 victory in a marathon that lasted six hours and 10 minutes. Roberto Clemente Semi-Final of the Professional Baseball League.
With this win, Sanders tied the best of the seven series at 1-1.
Christian Vasquez and Evan de Jesus Jr. began to open the bottom of the 17th inning, while Gabriel Cancel sacrificed himself to improve the runners and Alexis Torres traded a walk to mount the bases. After receiving the first strike, John Hernandez was knocked out by Fogalde’s high and close pitch.
Sydney Dupree (1-0) had a valuable victory with an empty innings relay, while his 4 1/3 innings went to the other side of Focalde’s record after allowing the game’s one run and three wins in relief.
In Carolina, the Mayakus Indians broke the tie by four runs in the sixth inning, leading the series 2-0 to a 7-3 victory over the Carolina Giants.
In the draw of the game, Brett Rodriguez hit an RBI single to pass Mayakes, Emmanuel Rivera hit a 3-pointer and scored another run, and Blaine Grimm hit an attack with an RBI single that increased the Indians’ lead.
Dereck Rodríguez (1-0) allowed a run in his one-innings relief and benefited from his offense reaction to win the game, while the devastating Ruben Ramirez (0-1) was penalized with four touchdowns. Four feet in 1/3 inning.