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Europe Top Hitters and Pitchers From Weekending May 20, 2012

Europe Top Hitters and Pitchers From Weekending May 20, 2012

Tenerife Marlins staff ace Leslie Nacar continued his recent dominance last weekend against Sant Boi with a complete game six-hit gem that featured 12 strikeouts. The right-hander currently leads the Spanish Baseball League with 90 strikeouts in just 63 2/3 innings.

The 28-year-old Venezuelan hurler, who has punched out 44 batters in his last three starting assignments, fell behind early against Sant Boi. However, Nacar limited the 2010 Spanish champion to just four hits over the final eight scoreless frames to improve to 6-0 in 2012.

A former prospect in the San Francisco Giants farm system, Nacar posted a 2-5 record with a 2.41 ERA over 74 2/3 minor league frames at the Rookie League level.

HURLERS HONOR ROLL:

Lukas Croton, Therwil Flyers (Switzerland)
Posted six scoreless innings with three hits and a trio of K’s in roat over Wil.

Tiago Da Silva, T&A San Marino (Italy)
Went the distance in 2-1 win over Novara with three hits and eight K’s.

Orlando Yntema, UVV (Netherlands)
Went five shutout frames with two hits and two K’s in win over Sparta/Feyenoord.

Martin Amparo, Bonn Capitals (Germany)
Threw seven shutout frames with five hits and four K’s in win over Dohren.

Tim Jones, Embrach Mustangs (Switzerland)
Texan tossed seven shutout frames with two hits and 13 K’s in rout over Zurich.

Juan Figueroa, Danesi Nettuno (Italy)
Scattered three hits and five K’s over seven scoreless frames in win over Rimini.

Trevor Caughey, Valencia Astros (Spain)
Scattered one run and seven hits with 10 K’s in a complete game win over Viladecans.

Rodney Rodriguez, T&A San Marino (Italy)
Allowed one run and four hits over six innings with 13 K’s in win over Novara.

Jose Romero, San Inazio (Spain)
Struck out six and issued just three hits and no walks over six frames of one-run ball.

Charlie Olson, Bonn Capitals (Germany)
Pitched complete game two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts in 1-0 win against Dohren.

Riccardo Hernandez, Danesi Nettuno (Italy)
Allowed a run and three hits with six K’s in seven frames in win over Rimini.

Jose Hernandez, Barcelona (Spain)
Worked seven frames of one-run ball with five hits and 11 K’s in win over Navarra.

Duko Jansen, UVV (Netherlands)
Worked seven scoreless innings with just two hits in win over Sparta/Feyenoord.

Darwin Cubilan, T&A San Marino (Italy)
Fanned six and issued just one hit in three relief innings to get win over Novara.

Enorbel Marquez, Telemarket Rimini (Italy)
Threw six shutout frames with three hits and two walks in 4-0 win over Nettuno.

SLUGGERS HONOR ROLL:

Wesley Connor, L&D Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Went 4-for-5 with home run, four RBIs and three runs scored in win over Kinheim.

Alexis Fumero, Pamplona (Spain)
Went 3-for-4 with a walk, triple and six RBIs in a win over Vigo.

Magnus Pilegard, Stockholm (Sweden)
Went 1-for-2 with triple, four walks, RBI, three steals and four runs scored.

Harry Wischnewski, Embrach Mustangs (Switzerland)
Reached base six times, scored five runs and stole four bases in win over Zurich.

Asier Izaguirre, San Inazio (Spain)
Turned in a 4-for-5 effort with a triple and four RBIs in win against El Llano.

Reto Siegel, Therwil Flyers (Switzerland)
Went 4-for-6 with a homer, three RBIs and four runs scored in win over Wil.

Casey Auerbach, Embrach Mustangs (Switzerland)
Canadian was 5-for-5 with triple, two doubles and seven RBIs in victory over Zurich.

Timor Kombarov, Alby Stars (Sweden)
Collected four hits, one walk, two RBIs and one run scored in loss to Stockholm.

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Marvin Moore is a freelance writer and former int’l baseball coach. He currently teaches baseball to underpriviliged Filipino boys at the Future Stars Baseball School in Bohol, Philippines.

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