There is a new leader in town. The Tenerife Marlins moved into first place in the Spanish Division de Honor with a sweep over previous pole sitter CB Barcelona.
Game one on Sunday was decided by a bases loaded walk-off walk by Deion Galvan in the bottom of the tenth inning. Oscar Angulo and Yan-Carlo Franco had exchanged solo home runs in a thrilling ninth. Jose Luis Riera also went deep for the guests from Catalonia. Leslie Nacar went the distance for his fourth win of the year.
In the second match Tenerife overcame six Barcelona runs in the first two innings to prevail 15-9 in the slugfest. Lesther Galvan and Jose Manual Melendez connected for home runs and combined for six RBI. Angulo hit another long ball for CBB.
In the other matchups at the start of the second half of the regular season in Spain, CB Viladecans and CBS Sant Boi shared wins, as well as the Astros Valencia against Baseball Navarra and El Llano versus CD Pamplona.
Saturday & Sunday, May 25&26, 2013:
CB Viladecans – CBS Sant Boi 1-2
CB Viladecans – CBS Sant Boi 6-5
Astros Valencia – Baseball Navarra 10-2
Astros Valencia – Baseball Navarra 3-7
El Llano – CD Pamplona 1-6
El Llano – CD Pamplona 8-7
Tenerife Marlins – CB Barcelona 7-6
Tenerife Marlins – CB Barcelona 15-9
- Tenerife Marlins 12-4
- CB Barcelona 13-5
- CBS Sant Boi 12-6
- CB Viladecans 10-8
- San Inazio Bilbao 8-8
- Baseball Navarra 7-11
- CD Pamplona 7-11
- Astros Valencia 6-10
- El Llano 3-15