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11/22/2004 Archived Entry: "Venezuelan League News: Lara and Oriente leading in each Division"
By Carlos Fragoso
Lara Cardinals and Oriente Caribes are leading their respective divisions, as of games of November 20th.
Individually, Jean Carlos Boscan of Cardinals (Richmond), is leading all batters with a .384 avg.,followed by Jose Castillo (Caribes), with .368 and Liu Rodriguez ( La Guaira), .363. with 7
In Home Runs, Luis Landaeta (Caribes) is the leader with 9, followed by Franklin Gutierrez (Akron Aeros)
who has 7.
In RBI´s, Ruben Salazar of Aragua has a leading 27, while Dave Kelton has 26.
Luis Ugueto (Lara) with 43 hits is leading, meanwhile, Selwyn Langaigne also with Lara is leading in doubles with 11.
Shane Victorino (Zulia) has an outstanding figure in triples ,6 followed closely by Luis Ugueto who has 5.
John Stephen the most victorious one with a record of 4-0 and 1.11 ERA, but Magallanes picher Yusmeiro Petit a Mets prospect is leading all in ERA with 1.03, despite of a 2-2 record.
In saves ,Oriente´s closer Elio Serrano has 6 to lead the league in that category.
Tony Torcato is hitting .315 in 24 games with Pastora
Dave Kelton is .324 in 31 games with Caribes