The Quisqueya Stadium duel will be the first of the Round Robin between the great rivals amid new regulations due to Covid-19
The Giants of the Cibao They remain as the only undefeated team during the first two dates of the season and will face the Eastern Stars tonight, at the beginning of the so-called mini series and they come from achieving an important victory against the Eagles in extra innings.
The Northeast have relied on their powerful offense, but also their starting pitching has been impeccable with a 0.79 ERA to date.
At the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium a “full house” is expected taking into account the Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions imposed by the Public Health authorities.
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Eastern Stars (1-1) vs Gigantes del Cibao (2-0)
Rookie of the Year Edwin uceta He will be the starter for the Stars when tonight they visit the Gigantes del Cibao, the best team at the start of All Against All.
Edwin Uceta, our starting pitcher tonight (7:00 pm) in front of the @Gigantes_CibaoIn the Regular Series he had 2 JL and a record of 1-1, with 11 IP, 4 H and 2 runs against that club. He struck out 11 and started 1 BB. His PCL was 1.64. The WHIP 0.45. The Giants hit him .111 pic.twitter.com/lNkNuuRzPP
– EOBASEBALLCLUB (@EOBASEBALLCLUB) December 29, 2021
The imported Logan ondrusek He will debut this season against the Eastern Stars, after accumulating a 2-1 mark with a 1.57 ERA in the regular season.
The Stars will play their second consecutive game at the Cibao and then return home at the Tetelo Vargas to face the francomacorisanos again.
Águilas Cibaeñas (0-2) vs Tigres del Licey (1-1)
The Cibaeños will seek to avoid falling into a dangerous 0-3 at the start of the Round Robin in the first confrontation with the Tigres del Licey at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium.
The duel will be between the openers Carlos “El Tsunamy” Martínez and the right Albert Abreu, who was scheduled to be the opening day starter in the postseason, but covid-19 protocol prevented it.
In reference to the restrictions, the Dominican Public Health authorities issued statements about the possibility of reducing the capacity for Round Robin matches to 50% of the capacity of each stadium, due to the increase in cases of the virus in the country.
Águilas and Tigres have begun to restrict press contacts with players before and after matches, taking up virtuality for all kinds of corresponding information.
LIDOM later issued a statement confirming that the same would be applied to all equipment in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.