Only two games will be played during an atypical Thursday that would normally be a break for the Dominican winter ball teams
Despite not being a Dominican celebration, the so-called “Thanksgiving”(Thanksgiving Day) has its effects inside the winter ball. After one of the games scheduled for this Thursday was moved to last November 18, by agreement between Giants of the Cibao and Tigres del Licey, two of the teams with the most imports in the tournament, only two games will be played at different times than usual.
Both games are very important for the qualifying positions of the league standings. Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM).
BULLS OF THE EAST (9-13) VS LIONS OF THE CHOSEN (10-12)
This match is not only important for the two teams involved, but it will have direct effects on the teams. Tigres del Licey, who are in fifth place with ten wins and thirteen losses. In the event of a victory of the Bulls of the East, there would be a triple tie for fourth place, while in case the Lions of the Chosen One winners, they would increase their advantage to a game over the Tigers.
The Lions they go out to the field then with Christopher Molina as opener. It will be the pitcher’s fifth appearance so far this tournament. So far, he has worked 14.2 innings and has a 3.07 ERA with eight strikeouts, two walks and ten hits allowed, which translates to a 0.82 WHIP. His main problem has been going deep into the games, unable to reach five innings thus far.
For the Bulls of the East will launch Bryan Abreu, who has a 3.38 ERA in two starts for the Romans. He has allowed two runs in 5.1 innings, including two in his last appearance against him. Selected.
CIBAEÑAS EAGLES (12-10) AGAINST EASTERN STARS (13-9)
The Eastern Stars, who come from another defeat in which they allowed more than ten races, receive the national and Caribbean champions, Aguilas Cibaeñas, team that culminates a “tour”From two meetings in the east of the Dominican Republic.
The Eagles arrive at a good time to face the Stars, after having defeated the Bulls on Wednesday’s day. However, the particular series between both squads is tied at two games per side.
The harriers will send the most recent prize winner to the mound Pitcher of the Week, Wendolyn Bautista, who has not yet known defeat so far this tournament. In five appearances (one as a starter) he has pitched 18 innings without allowing a run, striking out 17 and conceding five transfers, while taking the win three times. On his side, the Stars They go out with the Panamanian Andy Otero in what will be his fifth presentation of the year. Knoll He has a 2.45 ERA, the product of five runs allowed in 18.1 innings, yet he has yet to be defeated in the tournament. He has struck out 13 opponents and only walked one.
This game also has important repercussions within the standings LIDOM. In case the Eagles end up winning, they would cause a triple tie in the first position with the Stars and the Giants, while with a win for the San Pedro squad, they would increase their advantage over second place to a full match.