1978 Central American and Caribbean Games
From BR Bullpen
Cuba dominated the event, going 10-0. In their win over Puerto Rico, they set team records with 31 runs, 32 hits, 30 RBI, 7 doubles and 11 homers with a 31-2 laugher. Antonio Muñoz hit a record .714 in the event while Pedro Jose Rodriguez (.556) set records with 23 runs, 15 homers and 37 RBI. Armando Capiro (.614) also scored 23 and had a record 27 hits. Luis Casanova tied for the lead with 5 doubles. Rogelio García (3-0, 4.50) and Juan Carlos Oliva (3-0, 2.25) tied for the best record.
Dominican Republic went 5-7, as did Venezuela. A. Llenas of the Dominicans tied for the most doubles (5) according to the book by Peter Bjarkman but the Dominican Olympic Committee does not list any Llenas on the Dominican roster. R. Colin of Venezuela worked the most innings (27) while M. Gonzalez tied for the lead in triples (2).
Colombia was 3-9 as the host. G. Villegas tied for the most triples, with 2.
Netherlands Antilles finished last at 1-9 despite not playing Cuba once. D. Abrahams tied for the most triples (2) while H. Jones stole the most bases (3).
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