SAN PEDRO DE MACORÍS, Dominican Republic – Edwin Uceta had a brilliant start this Saturday as the Estrellas Orientales shut out the Gigantes del Cibao 3-0 to claim the lead in the Dominican Baseball League.
Uceta (3-1) allowed only two hits in seven blank innings while striking out six opponents to claim victory, while the reverse went to Richelson Peña (2-2), after conceding three runs and seven hits in three. episodes and a third.
Socrates Brito was 4-for-3 with an RBI, and Elehuris Montero was 4-for-1 with an RBI to lead the winners’ attack.
In Santo Domingo, Jorge Bonifacio hit 4-2 with a triple, a solo homer and two runs scored, Emilio Bonifacio went 5-2 with an RBI and former Major League Baseball Hanley Ramírez managed to drive in two runs despite leaving. blank in four at-bats to lead the Tigres del Licey to a 6-2 victory over the Leones del Escogido.
Andrew Pérez (1-0) retired the only two batters he faced to win the game, and David Kubiak (1-2) lost it, after allowing three hits and three runs in five innings.
At Santiago De Los Caballeros, Zoilo Almonte batted 5-3 with a double and three RBIs, while Melky Cabrera was 5-3 with two RBIs to propel the Águilas Cibaeñas to a 9-3 victory over the Toros. from the east.
Michael Tonkin won (1-0) with one and two-thirds inning without allowing runs, and Luis Ledo (0-1) lost, punished with three runs and four hits in just two-thirds of innings.
Eastern stars lead the circuit with a 15-10 mark, followed by Gigantes del Cibao (14-11), Águilas Cibaeñas (13-12), Leones del Escogido (11-14), Toros del Este (11-14) and Tigres del Licey (11-14).