The Cibaeñas Eagles defeated the monarchs Tigres de Licey 6-1 on Tuesday night, and their victory allowed them to tie with the Lions of the Chosen in the second place of the local baseball semifinal.
The Cuyayas scored one in the second, another in the fourth and four in the seventh, three of them by home run with two aboard the veteran Zoilo Almonte, to seal the victory, which allowed them to tie with the scarlet, both with 5 and 5 .
The winning pitcher was the Creole Jhan Mariñez (1-2), in relay role, and the rookie Lisalverto Bonilla (1-1) charged with the defeat.
The Tigers remain at the top, despite their defeat, with seven wins and three losses.
The match was played at the Cibao stadium in the northern Santiago de los Caballeros, before about 20 thousand spectators.
The other party of the billboard, the visitors Gigantes del Cibao defeated by 4-0 to the Lions, in the Quisqueya stadium, in the capital, Santo Domingo, with good pitching of their starter Evan MacLane, who was credited with the victory.
MacLane (1-1) threw five shutout innings and combined with four relievers to give the triumph to the brown troop, which put its mark in three wins and seven setbacks, although they remain ostracized.
The gardener Rob Refsnyder was the best on offense for the winners, with single and two driven.
The criollos Leury García, Hanser Alberto and José Sirí linked two hits each.
The outfielder Franchy Cordero and catcher Wilkin Castillo were the best with the wood in the lost cause.
The Mexican Marco Carrillo (0-1) was the defeated pitcher, allowing two runs in five episodes.
This Wednesday, Águilas and Leones, in Quisqueya, and Tigres vs. Gigantes, in Julián Javier, are measured.
Juan Julio Gómez