Zach Dodson delivered a solid opening on Sunday and the Caguas Criollos defeated the Santurce Cangrejeros 8-4 to momentarily tie the Mayagüez Indians, who had a rest day, at the top of the league table. Professional Baseball Roberto Clemente from Puerto Rico.
Dodson (1-1) covered five innings allowing only one run and five hits to score the victory, while the setback went to the record of Jason Garcia (1-3), punished with seven runs and six hits in 4 1/3 innings. .
Vimael Machín was 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while Jonathan Morales, Juan Centeno, Jancarlos Cintrón and Luis Vázquez rocked two RBI singles to lead the Criollos’ offense.
In Humacao, Abdiel Layer hit a two-run home run to break a tie in the bottom of the sixth inning, and RA 12 defeated the Carolina Giants 4-3 to emerge from last place in the competition and move into the game zone. qualification to the postseason.
Alexander Castro won (1-0), throwing one and two-thirds inning without allowing freedom to win the game, and Oddy Núñez lost (0-1) after allowing two runs in just one-third of the inning.
Indios de Mayagüez and Criollos de Caguas lead the circuit with a 13-7 record, followed by Cangrejeros de Santurce (11-9), RA12 (7-13) and Gigantes de Carolina (6-14).