Sanchez, Tiburones even Finals, 2-2

Sanchez, Tiburones even Finals, 2-2

Sanchez, Tiburones even Finals, 2-2
Venezuelan Winter League

La Guaira 9, Aragua 1
Giants prospect Hector Sanchez smacked a three-run homer and scored twice as the Tiburones squared the best-of-7 Championship Series at two wins apiece. Phillies farmhand Tyson Brummett produced his second straight stellar start for La Guaira, allowing five hits and striking out six over seven shutout innings. Reds prospect Miguel Rojas went 3-for-4 and scored twice for the Tiburones, while former Astros Minor Leaguer Jorge Cortes accounted for the Tigres' offense with his fourth postseason homer. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Aguilas 2, Escogido 1
Phillies newcomer Hector Luna delivered a pinch walk-off single as the Aguilas edged the Leones to tie the best-of-9 Finals at 3-3. Former Major Leaguer Raul Valdes struck out 11 over eight scoreless innings but did not figure in the decision for Cibaeñas. Escogido, which won the first three games of the series, trailed until Minor League veteran Mauro Gomez singled home Rangers outfielder Julio Borbon in the top of the ninth. Box score