ALB Orkas – La Guairá 0-7 (7)
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The ORKAS also lost on Wednesday to bring their record to 14-18 (two ties) in 34 games. LA GUAIRA took a fast 2-0 lead in the opening frame and continued to score afterwards, sealing the 7-0 shutout with three runs in the seventh and last period. Omar Casamayor went four for four with two runs scored and two RBI. Miguel Rojas reached home three times. Victor Castillo also drove in two.
Emilio Linarez had all three hits for the ORKAS, including his tenth double of the season, as pitchers Jorge Quintero (W 2-2) and Yorbi Ortega combined to throw a three-hit shutout with seven strikeouts. Melvin Gutierres was the only other ALB player to reach base on a walk.
Yulman Ribeiro (L 0-4) conceded seven hits, four runs (3 ER) and a base on balls in four innings. He struck out five and induced five groundouts. Shane Gnade replaced him in the fifth and worked two scoreless innings, allowing three hits and a walk, while striking out three.