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VSL Tigers 2009 Season in Review

After yet another rough start where the VSL Tigers won only three of their first 13 games, they were left to focus on development over winning. That isn't a problem for the staff in Venezuela, considering development is the priority in that environment. Despite the rough record, there were plenty of performances that stood out and make you take notice.

Though the Tigers finished near the bottom of the league in nearly every offensive and pitching category, the team was buoyed by some strong individual performances and positive steps forward to hang their collective hats on. Starting on the mound, the Tigers were led by strong performances from some familiar names. Both Gino Aguirre and Josue Carreno were forced to the sidelines during the...