Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Invincible Lions tie seven wins in Puerto Rico

CAROLINA, Puerto Rico ( Associated Press) — Leon de Ponce got off Miguel Osua’s stellar debut this Friday and earned his seventh straight victory in Puerto Rico’s Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League by defeating the Gigantes de Carolina 6-2.

Osua allowed only three hits in six scoreless innings to claim the win, while the blowout went to Hector Santiago’s record despite allowing three runs in six innings.

Ivan de Jesus Jr. went 1 for 4 with a triple and two RBI, while Trei Cruz and Gabriel Garcia hit one-run RBI singles to lead the Leones’ attack.

In Santurce, Anthony García hit a run-scoring double, Ramon Rodríguez added a run-scoring single and Braden Webb pitched five scoreless innings as Indios de Mayagüez defeated the Cangrejeros de Santurce 3–0.

In Caguas, Vimel Machín hit a run-scoring double, Juncarlos Cintrón added a run-scoring single and Juan Centeno followed with another sacrifice fly to put the Criollos de Caguas ahead 6–0 on RA12.

The Criollos remain on top with 16–9, followed by the Leones (14–9), Giants (13–12), Cangrejeros (13–13), Indians (12–13), and RA12 (6–18).


Denis Ortega hit a sacrifice fly to Carlos Tosi to score, and Alexi Amarista took advantage of an error by shortstop Livan Soto on the same play in the eighth inning as Tigres de Aragua beat Aguilas del Julia 13–12. And won for the fourth time in a row. victory in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.

Carlos Rivero led the offense for the Tigers after going 3-for-4 with a double, two homers and five RBI, while Alexi Amarista also helped by accumulating three hits including two doubles and two RBI.

In Valencia, Romer Cuadrado hit a two-run homer and Edwin Garcia doubled in another run to shape a three-run attack in the bottom of the tenth inning, with the Navegantes del Magallanes defeating León del Caracas 15–0. left. 14 wins.

Albert Martínez had a very outstanding day on offense, going 4-for-6 with two home runs and seven RBI, Daniel Mayora went 2-for-5 with three runs and two RBI, and Edwin Garcia. went 6-for-6 with a double, scored two runs and drove in a single to lead the winners’ attack.

The scheduled matches between Caribes de Anzotegui against Cardenales de Lara and Tiburones de la Guaira against Bravos de Margarita were suspended due to bad weather.

The Cardinals lead the circuit with a 21–11 record, followed by the Leones (20–13), Sharks (19–13), Navegantes (17–19), Eagles (16–19), Tigers (15–19) , Valiant (13-20) and Caribbean (13-20).

Dominican Republic

Tigres del Licey beat Leon del Escogido in a doubleheader this Friday, taking advantage of Aguilas Cibeñas’ defeat to close the gap in the battle for the top of the Dominican baseball league.

Earlier, O’Neal Cruz went 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Tigers to a 3–2 victory over the Lions.

In the second half of the day, César Valdez pitched six and two-thirds innings allowing just two runs, one earned run, despite allowing 10 hits, and the Tigers defeated the Lions 4–3.

Davel Lugo drove in a run with a double, Vanille Cruz drove in a run and Alex Call drove in another run with a hit to separate the Tigers’ attack.

In San Francisco de Macoris, Tito Polo drove in a run with a sacrifice fly and Eric Filia added a run-scoring single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Gigantes del Cibao a 2–1 victory over Águilas Cibaeñas.

In La Romana, Rainer Núñez hit a two-run single and Christian Betancourt drove in two more runs in a five-run attack in the ninth inning, with Estrellas Orientales defeating the Toros del Este 7–2, including six games. without victory.

Águilas Cibanías lead the circuit with a 28–13 record, followed by Tigres del Licey (26–13), Gigantes del Cibao (20–20), Estrellas Orientales (18–22), Toros del Este (15–25) and Leon. of the chosen (13-27).


A solid output from Elian Leyva earned Naranjaros de Hermosillo a 6-1 win over Sultana de Monterrey this Friday, catching up with Canneros de los Mochis at the top of the second round in the Mexican League of Peaceful.

Leyva completed five innings of six hits, one run and eight strikeouts to win the game, while Scott Schebler and José Cardona each drove in two runs to give the Naranjeros the victory.

In Los Mochis, Fernando Villegas hit a two-run home run and Christian Villanueva added a solo shot to lead Charros de Jalisco to a valuable 4–3 win over Canneros de Los Mochis.

In Mazatlan, Francisco Lugo broke a tie with an RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and the Tomateros de Culiacan defeated the Venados de Mazatlan 4–3.

Major League Baseball veteran Oliver Pérez won the match after retiring two batters with a fan and benefiting from the reaction of his teammates.

In Guasave, Phillip Ervin went 1 for 2 with a double and two RBI and Darryl Álvarez went 2 for 4 with a double and one RBI in Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón’s 5–3 victory over the Algodoneros de Guasave.

In Navojoa, Carlos Arellano scored with a single, Reinaldo Rodríguez hit a solo shot and Raúl Navarro scored with a double in Aguilas de Mexicali’s 6–2 victory over the Mayos de Navojoa.

The Canneros and Naranjeros head into the second round with a 7-3 record, followed by the Aguilas (6-4), Yaquis (5-5), Tomateros (5-5), Sultans (4-6), Mayos (4-5). – 6) Algodoneros (4-6), Venados (3-7), and Charros (4-6).

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