Thursday, February 9, 2023

Carolina reaches the finals of the Puerto Rican League

The Gigantes de Carolina struck out with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the Cangrejeros de Centuras 3-1 on Monday and advance to the finals of Puerto Rico’s Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League after taking seven hits in the semifinals. Gone. Chain. Their opponents would be the Indians of Mayagüez.

Brian Navarretto led off the scoring with a one-run RBI single in the sixth, and Anderson Feliz added a two-run RBI hit to clinch the Giants’ victory.

José Fuentes pitched 3 2/3 innings of one run and two hits in relief to win the game. Adalberto Flores took the loss after giving up two hits and one run in 5 2/3 innings.

Carolina will seek the third title in its history and first since 2007, while Mayagüez will seek its first title since 2014, which will be its 19th title. Criollos de Caguas have two of their 20 titles in the battle to become the top winner of the Indian circuit.

The Best of Seven Finals series begins on Tuesday.


The Algodoneros earned two wins over the Naranjeros in an atypical postseason day in the Mexican Pacific League. Guasavé maintained the advantage and won 4–3 in Sunday’s game after fog forced it to be suspended and beat Hermosillo 1–0 in the fifth game of the best-of-seven series, in which it is now 3-2 ahead. To shift one phase of the end of the circuit.

In a rematch from the day before, Sebastián Elizalde went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, Esteban Queiroz went 1-for-3 with a run scored, and Ramon Ramírez went 1-for-3 with an RBI. . A 4–3 victory for the Algodoneros that tied the series at 2–2.

Jeff Kinley pitched five three-hit, two-run innings with five strikeouts to win the game, and Felipe Arredondo made a dramatic save after a one-run lead in the ninth with the bases loaded and one out.

In the second game, the fifth game of the series, Geno Encina pitched a one-hit six inning with five fanouts and Rafael Cordova struck out three in the ninth to save the game.

Alan López took advantage of a wild pitch from Tyler Alexander to bunt in from third base with the only run of the game.

In Ciudad Obregón, the Yaquis beat Caneros de los Mochis 6–3 to win their second game, although they are down 3–2 in the other semi-final.

Yadier Drake went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBI, while Allen Córdoba went 2 for 3 with a double, a home run and two runs batted in and charged the winners’ offense.

All-Star Manny Barrera pitched six three-run innings with seven strikeouts to win the game, and was defeated by Nick Struck after giving up four runs and seven hits over 3 2/3 innings.


Hernán Pérez hit a two-run home run in the top of the 11th inning to break the tie, and Cárdenales de Lara beat the leaders, Tiburones de la Guerra, 8–6 to stay with the alternates in the round robin, which Provides rewards. Two tickets to the final series of the Venezuelan Baseball League.

Juniel Querecuto hit a two-run home run, Rangel Ravelo went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Ali Sanchez went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI to stand out in the Cardinals’ attack.

In Maracay, Edwin García hit a two-run single in the sixth inning to stop a three-run onslaught, with the Navegantes del Magallanes overcoming the deficit and defeating the Tigres de Aragua, 5–3.

Albert Martinez went 3 for 4 with a double, two runs and an produced, and Robinson Chirinos went 1 for 3 with an RBI and stood out against the newly formed attack as well.

With four games to play in the round robin, Tiburones de la Guaira and León del Caracas lead the round robin with 7–5 records, followed by Navegantes del Magallanes (6–6), Tigres de Aragua (6–6). ) and are cardenless. From Lara (4-8).

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