1/29 Winter league update
Luis Valbuena scored the game-winning run on Jose Yepez’s 11th inning single to lift Lara to a 3-2 win over Carlos Zambrano and Magallanes on Monday in the Venezuelan championship series. Valbuena was 1-for-4, but reached in the 11th on an error. Zambrano gave up two runs, one earned, on eight hits over six innings, striking out five. Lara leads the best-of-seven series, 3-2, with Game 6 on Tuesday. The winner advances to the Caribbean Series.
– Carrie Muskat