Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tigres and Estrellas win the finals in the Dominican Republic

Tigres del Licey and Estrellas Orientales kept up their winning momentum with victories over Águilas Cibeñas and Gigantes del Cibao, respectively, and both were one win away from securing their spot in the final series of the Dominican Baseball League, which consisted of a round robin. There were three rounds left to play. ,

In Santo Domingo, Tigres del Licey attacked with eight touchdowns in the third quarter to seal a 12–5 win over Aguilas Cibeñas to record their third straight win and one win away from securing their ticket to the finals series .

Jorge Alfaro went 2 for 5 with a double, a home run and three RBI, Mel Rojas Jr. went 3 for 5 with a home run and two RBI, Ramon Hernandez went 5 with two RBI 3 runs batted in and two runs scored, and Emilio Bonifacio. He went 3 for 4 with two doubles, a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs, and led the winners’ productive offense.

At San Francisco de Macoris, José Briseño worked the seventh inning with the bases loaded and Phillips Valdez pitched five shutout innings of just one hit with five strikeouts. Estrellas Orientales defeated Gigantes del Cibao 5–2 and remained one win away from securing their spot in the finals series.

After playing 15 of the 18 scheduled days, Tigres and Estrellas Orientales lead with 9–6 records, followed by Águilas and Gigantes with 6–9 records.


The Algodoneros de Guasave, relying on a solid start from Jeff Kinley and a good offensive night from Orlando Pina, defeated the Sultans de Monterrey 8–4, overcoming a three-game deficit to force a seventh game but reaching fell short in his attempt. Semifinals of the Mexican Pacific League.

Kinley pitched six scoreless innings while allowing only four hits to win the match, while Kurt Heyer’s record was shocked, rocking six runs and seven hits in only two innings.

Orlando Piña went 2 for 3 with a double and home run with four RBIs to become the offensive statistic for the Algodoneros. Jesse Castillo went 2-for-3 with a double, scored two runs and an RBI and Julian Ornelas went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Algodoneros, who would face Naranjaros de Hermosillo in the semifinals.

In Ciudad Obregón, Yadier Drake responded with a bases-loaded double to drive in three runs, capped a four-run attack in the second inning by Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón to defeat Aguilas de Mexicali 5–2. The Yaquis took the best-of-seven series 4–3 and advanced to the semifinals of the championship, where they would face the Canneros de los Mochis.


León del Caracas deployed an 11-hit offense en route to a 5–1 victory over Tigres de Aragua, leaving them tied for the lead in the semifinal round of the round robin, which leads both sides into the series finals of Venezuelan professional baseball. . League.

Orlando Arcia went 3 for 5 with three RBI production, while Ali Castillo drove in 4 runs on a double and triple to lead the offense for the Lions, who finished as leaders in the regular season.

In Caracas, Maikel García grounded out to Cardenales de Lara in the bottom of the 11th inning, and the Tiburones de la Guerra escaped with a valuable 7–6 victory.

Garcia went 3 for 5 with three RBI production, Wilson Garcia went 2 for 5 with two RBI and Alcides Escobar went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI to lead the Sharks’ attack.

León del Caracas and Tiburones de la Guaira lead the round robin with 4–3 records, followed by Tigres de Aragua (3–3), Navegantes del Magallanes (3–3) and Cardenales de Lara (2–4). Huh.

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