With home runs from Gorkys Hernández and Carlos Rivero, the Lara Cardinals defeated the Anzoátegui Caribs 4-3 in Barquisimeto.
Hernández and Rivero went to the streets in the same episode to sign a 4-race rally, which was decisive to liquidate the tribe.
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Although the Orientals tried to return on the board in the seventh, good defense prevented Tomás Telis from scoring with the unstoppable Balbino Fuenmayor and cut off the indigenous threat.
After that episode, the twilight relay safely retired the eighth and ninth innings to seal the victory.
In this way, the red birds do not give ground to the Margarita Braves and remain in second place.
Meanwhile, Caribes drop to sixth place outside the rankings.