Tigres del Lice got a quality outing from star Cesar Valdez and a walk by Ramon Hernandez with the bases loaded in the third inning to defeat Estrellas Orientales 4-1 on Friday, their sixth consecutive win in the Dominican Baseball League. .
Valdez earned his fifth win of the season with a six-inning effort in which he allowed six hits and one run with six strikeouts. Yancy Díaz’ record suffered a setback after he gave up three runs in two and third innings.
At Santiago de los Caballeros, Gerard Encarnación hit a two-run home run, Yaro Muñoz went 2-for-4 with three RBI and Geraldo Perdomo went 2-for-5 with two doubles, driving in two runs and Águilas’ An RBI was created for Cibaeñas defeated León del Escogido 8–4, accepting their sixth straight defeat.
In La Romana, Major League player Marcel Ozuna produced 1-for-4 with two RBI, Calvin Gutierrez went 1-for-4 with two RBI and Tito Polo went 3-for-5 with a triple. Three runs scored and one RBI and Gigantes del Cibao defeated the Toros del Este 9–7.
Tigres del Lice led the circuit with a 29–13 record, followed by Águilas Cibeñas (29–15), Gigantes del Cibao (22–21), Estrellas Orientales (19–24), Toros del Este (17–26) and of Leon the Chosen (13–30).
The Leones del Caracas posted a 16-hit offensive, including three homers, to crush the Navegantes del Magallanes 13–1 and regain the lead in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.
Eugenio Suárez homered with the bases loaded, Ays Tejeda went 3 for 5 with a home run and three RBI, and José Rondón went 1 for 4 with a home run and three runs to lead the Leones’ attack. Two RBIs for that.
At Polmar, Ramon Flores went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI and David Rodríguez went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, two RBI and three runs scored against the Braves’ de Margarita, who earned his fourth start. sealed up. In consecutive victories, Caribes de Anzotegui was defeated 8–2.
In Barquisimeto, Alexi Amarista and Yorman Rodríguez hit two-run RBI doubles and Carlos Rivero hit a solo home run, giving the Tigres de Aragua a 6–3 victory over the Cardenales de Lara.
Leon leads the circuit with a 24–16 record, followed by the Cardinals (23–16), Sharks (22–17), Navegantes (21–21), Braves (18–21), Eagles (18–23) , Tigers (18–23) and Caribbeans (16–23).
Dan Wirchanski pitched five scoreless innings and provided stellar offensive support in a 10-0 victory over RA12 for Indios de Mayagüez, who suffered their 10th straight loss in Puerto Rico’s Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League.
Richie Palacios went 2 for 4 with a double and four RBI and Danny Ortiz went 2 for 5 with a home run, a double and four RBI to charge the winners’ offense.
In Santurce, the Cangrejeros swept León de Ponce in a doubleheader of matches cut into seven episodes. In the opening matchup, Pablo Sandoval hit an RBI single in the first inning and Héctor Hernández pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings with nine batters for the Cangrejeros’ 1–0 victory.
In the second, a two-run triple by Jack López was all the support Adalberto Flores needed, who allowed one run over five innings in a 2–1 victory for the Cangrejeros.
At Carolina, the Giants kept their good momentum going thanks to Eduardo Rivera, who pitched five innings of just one hit and one run with eight strikeouts in a 6–1 victory over the Criollos de Caguas.
Adeiny Hechavarría went 2 for 4 with an RBI, Jonathan Rodriguez drove in a run with a double and Brian Navarreto went 2 for 4 with a double and RBI to stand up for the Giants.
Criollos remains on top with 20-12, followed by Gigantes (19-13), Indios (18-14), Cangrejeros (18-16), Leon (15-16) and RA12 (6-25).
Las Aguilas relied on a solid start by David Reyes to defeat the defending champions, Charros de Jalisco, 3–0, complicating their chances of advancing to the postseason in the Mexican Pacific League.
Reyes had four hits over seven scoreless innings with eight strikeouts to win the game. The loss went to Javier Solano’s record after giving up seven hits and three runs in seven innings.
Nico Vazquez went 2 for 3 with an RBI single, while Jorge Carrillo and Jack Reinheimer added one-run RBI singles for the winners.
In Mazatlán, Juan Téllez pitched five scoreless innings with a two-hitter, Raiko Santos went 2-for-4 with one run, and Fabricio Macias hit a triple as Venados won 2–0 over the Sultans of Monterey. scored one in the victory.
In Navojoa, Victor Mendoza hit a three-run home run, Héctor Mora went 1 for 3 with two RBIs and Yordnis Linares went 3 for 4 with two doubles and an 8-game streak for Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón. Hit a solo home run in the victory. 0 on Mayos.
In Los Mochis, Alberto Guerrero completed five innings with three-hit ball, Alexis Wilson drove in two runs with a double and Sebastián Elizalde went 2 for 5 with an RBI to defeat the Tomateros de Culiacan 4–0. Valuable victory from Canros.
In the second round the Naranjeros lead with an 11-4 record, followed by the Cañaros (10-6), Águilas (9-7), Yaquis (9-7), Algodoneros (7-8), Tomateros (7-9) ), Mayos (7-9), Venados (7-9), Charros (6-10) and Sultans (6-10).