Estrellas y Toros maintain a tie at the top of Dominican baseball

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Estrellas y Toros maintain a tie at the top of Dominican baseball Fernando Tatis (d), of the Eastern Stars, reaches the second base in a match against the Lions of the Chosen. EFE / Archive

A home run with two on board the prospect Fernando Tatis junior gave victory 6-3 Stars of
East over Tigres de Licey, in the Thursday of the semifinal of local baseball, in which Toros del Este also won their commitment to Lions of the Chosen.

The shortstop of the greens connected his shot through left field in the closing of the ninth round, to break a tie at three races, and leave visitors on the grounds of the Tetelo Vargas stadium, in the city of San Pedro de Macorís, in the east of
Dominican Republic

The win allowed the greens to stay tied with the Bulls in the first position, both with nine wins and six setbacks.

The winning pitcher was the reliever Román Méndez (1-0), while the blue closer, Jairo Asencio (0-2), was defeated,
allow Tatis tablazo.

The match ended at dawn, due to the delay caused by the rain, which forced the referees to stop the match in
the third episode.

In the other match of the undercard, the Bulls defeated the Lions of the Chosen 7-2, at the Quisqueya Stadium in the capital, Santo
Sunday, with great work of the Cuban Raul Valdez, who threw seven episodes of two races.

Valdes (2-1) combined with two relievers to achieve victory. The defeated pitcher was the imported Tyler Alexander (2-2).

The best man at the club for the bovines was the Creole Alexi Casilla, with double, two singles and two laps produced.

Major League player Hunter Pence also contributed an undisputed and two RBI.

The visitors deployed an offensive of 15 indisputable, against four of the defeated team.

The bullfighters scored two in the fourth, three in the fifth, one in the eighth and one in the ninth, to seal the victory.

The Lions march third in the table, with eight wins and seven defeats, to a match of the first place, when there are three days to complete the calendar, 18 matches.

The last place is occupied by the Tigers, with four wins and eleven defeats.

The two teams that qualify first and second will advance to the final, and the champion will get the right to participate in the Series
of Baseball of the Caribbean, to be played from February 2 to 8 in the Venezuelan city of Barquisimeto.

This Friday there are no games scheduled in the calendar. (EFEUSA) .-

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