LocationAraure/Acarigua Former name(s)Pastora de Occidente
Year founded1991 Founded1997
LeagueVenezuelan Professional Baseball League BallparkEstadio BR Julio Hernández Molina
The Pastora de los Llanos were a baseball club which played in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League between the 1997-98 and 2006-07 seasons. They were based in the cities of Acarigua and Araure in Portuguesa, and played its home games at Estadio BR Julio Hernández Molina in Araure.
The Pastora de los Llanos were aligned in the Western Division as a replacement for the departed Pastora de Occidente, which were based in Cabimas.
Starting the 2007-08 season, the franchise moved to Margarita Island and was renamed Bravos de Margarita.
1997-98: Alex Cabrera and teammate Luis Raven tied with Caribes' Magglio Ordóñez for the most home runs with eight.
1998-99: Luis Raven led the league with 18 home runs.
1999-00: Alex Cabrera tied with Cardenales' Anthony Sanders for the most home runs with seven.
2000-01: Alex Cabrera led the league with 13 home runs.
2001-02: Ramón Hernández won the batting title with a .376 average.
2002-03: Javier Colina won the batting title with a .355 average.
Javier Colina led the league with 13 home runs and 51 RBIs.
Ricardo Palma posted the best ERA among pitchers with a 2.02 mark.