District Chiefs completed the sweep in the inaugural series to be imposed this Friday 5-3 to the Marineros de Carabobo at the José Bernardo Pérez in Valencia.
Wilfredo Boscán (1-0) had a solid job on the mound keeping the shipping bats at bay. The Marabino right-hander pitched 5.0 innings of just two hits, walked one and struck out three.
Gersel Pitre led the indigenous offense by going 3-2 with two runs scored, a triple, a home run and four RBIs. The Caciques captain has pushed five of the team's seven lines at the start of the season.
For his part, Robinson Cabrera went 5-3 with runs scored and has an average of .556 (9-5).
Mariners gave up three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning. But they couldn't avoid the sweep.
Carlos Suniaga shone in his 2.0 inning relief with a walk and two strikeouts. Luis Cedeño scored his second save of the season by withdrawing the ninth blank.
Caciques closes his first successful tour, showing good pitching and timely hitting, a key element in the game.
In fact, the starters from the capital have not allowed runs in 10.0 innings and have a WHIP of 0.80.
This weekend they begin a series of two games against the current champions Senadores de Caracas.