Orange fever filled the stands of the Luis Aparicio stadium to witness the victory of Águilas del Zulia 13-9 against Bravos de Margaritain the first game of the Marabino team at home this season
In a game full ofions, the visitors took the lead at the end of the second period, with a couple of points, after the double of Wilson Ramos brought Moisés Gómez with the goal to put the team on the island 1–0 Just then, José Martínez singled to bring in the second run at the feet of Ramos, making the game 2-0.
Losing the second chapter, the fierce team responded with a solo home run through center field by Ángel Reyes on the discount board and put parts 2-1. The Eagles continued their good momentum with hits from Héctor Sánchez and Luis Castro, but the visiting pitcher was able to avoid further damage and get the inning out without allowing any runs.
In the third chapter,, Breyvic Valera singled and Carlos Pérez walked to put the Zuliano starter in trouble. The Braves’ offense responded,, and with men in scoring position, Ramón Flores drove in the visiting team’s third with a sacrifice fly that brought home Breyvic Valera to make things 3-1.
The Eagles didn’t let their spirits down at the end of the same inning. José Salas was able to reach second base after a mistake by the opposing defense and later used his speed to steal third base.
Yonathan Perlaza responded with a double through left field to bring in the home team’s second run and unleash a frenzy among the fans, who rose from their seats again after Niko Hulziser singled to bring in the tying run and set actions 3-3.
The Braves took the lead again in the fifth inning with three points to lead 6-3, which complicated the Zulian team’s dream.
Niko Hulziser led the Eagles in flight
In the seventh chapter, the squad led by Néstor Corredor made the Luis Aparicio stand to vibrate with home runs by Andrés Chaparro and Niko Hulziser, paving the way for a rally in six races,, which places items 9–6.
In the eighth inning, The visitors came close with two points to make the score 9-8. However, the Zulians added four runs to their tally in the bottom of that episode to make the score 13-8.
In the top of the ninth, Águilas pitching showed some problems that the opposing offense took advantage of. In an attempt to get back into the game, he scored a run and put both men in scoring position, but his efforts to reverse the score were not enough, and the Zulians got the victory with a final score of 13-9.
Most notable on the local team was American Niko Hulsizer, who finished the day 5-3 with a home run, five RBI, and two runs scored. For his part, Ramón Flores was the best of the visitors after going 2-2 with two RBI.
In this way, the Águilas added their first home win to leave their record at 2-1. The Zulian team’s next game is this Wednesday against the Margarita Braves in Luis Aparicio, where they will play a total of six consecutive games throughout the week.