CD Pamplona – CB Viladecans 2-1, 0-10
CD Pamplona and CB Viladecans ended their winless streak to start the season in the Spanish Division de Honor, settling for the split in a two-game series last weekend. In game one Isaac Palencia lifted Pamplona to a 2-1 victory, when he drove in Alexis Fumero with a single in the eighth. Viladecans’ Denny Nino had tied an early CD lead with a homerun in the second. Fumero (W 1-3) allowed four hits, a run and five walks in a complete game win. He struck out ten. Carlos Luis Amaro (L 0-2) gave up six hits and two runs in eight innings. He collected eleven Ks.
In the second match CB scored six runs in the top of the ninth to blow the game wide open, winning 10-0 in the end. Alex Tenllado went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI. Pol Llopis (W 1-2) issued just three hits and three walks in eight scoreless innings. It was the first win for the southpaw. Alberto Casanellas (L 0-2) surrendered seven hits, two runs and a walk in 5 1/3 innings.
Halcones de Vigo – FC Barcelona 1-4, 2-7
The FC Barcelona improved to 7-1 in the Division de Honor with a sweep over Halcones de Vigo. In game one Ricardo Hernandez (W 3-0, 5 IP) and Jason Friedman (S 1, 4 IP) combined for 13 strikeouts to lead Barca to a 4-1 win. Each gave up three hits. Oscar Angulo drove in two. Pau Sancho had three hits. Jose Angel Navas (L 1-3) was charged with six hits, four runs (2 ER) and two bb in seven innings.
In the second game Barcelona prevailed 7-2. Jorge Balboa (W 2-0) picked up the win after issuing two runs (1 ER) on four walks in five hitless innings. Jose Luis Salazar drove in two. Pau Sancho and Yanco Rancoll each crossed the plate twice. Julio Iglesias (L 0-1) allowed five hits, four runs and five bb in three innings.
CB Sant Boi – Astros Valencia 0-11, 0-2
Everybody knew that the Astros Valencia will be good this year, but last weekend they made a statement, shutting out the defending champion CB Sant Boi twice on the road. In game one Trevor Caughey (W 2-0) gave up only six hits in seven scoreless innings to lead the Astros to an 11-0 win. The former Baltimore Orioles’ farmhand struck out seven. Bobby Carrington closed it out. Sandel Cuevas and Pedro Peraza combined for five RBI. Pablo Mendez, Aaron Hornostaj and Kevin Malone had two runs apiece. Eliezer Garcia (L 2-1) issued three hits, four runs and five bb in just 2 2/3 innings.
The second match was much closer, but Valencia celebrated again. This time Pedro Pablo Belmonte (W 4-0) held Sant Boi to seven hits and a walk in nine scoreless innings in a 2-0 win. Sandel Cuevas put the guest up in front with a RBI single in the sixth. They added an insurance run one frame later thanks to an error. Lowin Sacramento (L 3-1) gave up five hits, two unearned runs and four bb in seven innings. He struck out nine.
Tenerife Marlins Puerto Cruz – San Inazio Bilbao 4-3, 11-1 (7)
The Tenerife Marlins Puerto Cruz dispatched San Inazio Bilbao in both ends of a doubleheader on Saturday. In game one they overcame a deficit and won 4-3. In the second game the offense took over and crushed their Basque opponents 11-1 in seven innings.
Sevilla Red Sox – Baseball Navarra 0-11 (7), 8-13
Baseball Navarra celebrated its first sweep of the season against the Sevilla Red Sox. In game one Juan Jose Lopez (W 1-1) and Lazaro Leyva combined to allow just three hits in seven scoreless innings in an 11-0 shutout. Adolfo Gonzalez reached base four times and drove in three. David Erice scored three times. Alejandro Pena (L 0-2) gave up five runs on one hit and a whopping six walks in just 1 1/3 innings.
In the second game Navarra used an eight-run rally in the third to overcame a 0-4 deficit en route to a 13-8 victory. They scored five runs in the last two innings to seal the deal. Adolfo Gonzalez had five hits, G. Cia four. Daniel and David Erice scored three runs apiece. Emili Lopez (L 0-2) had a good day at the plate with four hits, but a horrible on the mound, allowing 18 hits, eleven runs (10 ER) and six bb in eight innings. Andres Casado (W 2-0) got the win in relief.
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Photo: Diego Lazaro