Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, lifting Mexico's Mazatlan Venados to a 5-4 comeback victory over Venezuela's Aragua Tigres for the Caribbean Series championship.
Yuniesky Betancourt drove in four runs and Hector Daniel Rodriguez threw six strong innings as Mexico's Venados de Mazatlan beat Cuba's Ciego de Avila 7-2 on Saturday to advance to the finals of the Caribbean Series.
Larry Bowa is 70 years old and proof that age is just a number. It's a number that makes a lot of us with vibrant memories of the fiery shortstop feel old, but it is still somewhat soothing to know that Bowa, at 70, is in the same place he was at 20.
Outfielders Jeremias Pineda and Justin Greene had RBI doubles during a six-run eighth inning, and Mexico's undefeated Mazatlan Venados beat Puerto Rico's Santurce Cangrejeros 8-4 on Friday night to clinch the top seed in the semifinals of the Caribbean Series.
Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.