Vеnеzuеla Outlasts Italу in a Marathоn

The final three innings of the 4-hour-44-minute game produced two lead changes and two ties. Martin Prado smacked a go-ahead double in the top of the 10th. Jose Castillo, Venezuela’s ninth pitcher, closed out the win, which saved his team from first-round elimination.

Italу’s Ninth-Inning Rallу Stuns Mеxicо at Wоrld Basеball Classic

Francisco Cervelli sparked Italy’s big inning with a leadoff double against Roberto Osuna. Chris Colabello followed with a double, advancing pinch-runner Sebastian Poma to third. Alex Liddi then hit a two-run double to make it 9-7. Drew Butera reached on an error, and Drew Maggi walked to load the bases.

Elеna Fеrrantе’s Naplеs Nоvеls tо Makе Thеir Waу tо TV

The novels, published between 2012 and 2014, have developed a cult international following. They are “My Brilliant Friend,” “The Story of a New Name,” “Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay” and “The Story of the Lost Child,” and trace the lives of two friends, Elena and Lila, from their childhoods in postwar Naples to the present.

Takе It Slоw fоr Rоman Cоcktail Hоur

Aperitivo time is the perfect antidote to all that. During that blessed and blissful hour (or two, or three) of easygoing snacking and drinking and talking, time slows, and stress slips away. In Rome, I met the local author — and aperitivo enthusiast — Elizabeth Minchilli, whose most recent book is “Eating Rome.” “I love aperitivo time in Rome because it can be anything you want,” she told me. “It’s that in-between time of day — not work, not dinner — when you can meet as few or as many friends for as long or as short as you like and drink as much or as little as you like. Many other ‘meals’ in Italy have so many rules. But with aperitivo, it’s a social opportunity that you can put your own spin on.”