Teams define pitching rotations for the first week of the year

The Van Meter duels against Liz and Alexander against Bonilla open Round Robin 2022 at LIDOM

The LIDOM franchises return to the court this Sunday after the New Year’s break with a tight standings where only two games separate the first (Gigantes) from the last (Águilas).

Los Tigres del Licey will start 2022 with Lisalverto Bonilla facing the Gigantes del Cibao this Sunday, January 2 and will be followed by the “Pitcher of the Year” César Valdez on Monday facing the Eastern Stars.

Ervin Santana will get his first opening opportunity of this postseason on Tuesday, January 4, when the Blues face the Stars again and will be followed by Albert Abreu on Wednesday, who comes off throwing a five-inning shutout and only six hits conceded against Aguilas. Cibaeñas.

For their part, the Eastern Stars will have this Sunday Radhames Liz on the mound against the Santiago de los Caballeros team followed on Monday by the Panamanian Andy Otero facing the Tigres del Licey.

Edwin Uceta and Rony García will complete the starting rotation for the first week of the year when they face Licey and Águilas in the next two games.

For the Gigantes del Cibao, the starter of the first game of 2022 will be the imported one Tyler alexander facing Tigres del Licey, followed by the first pick of the Reentry Draft, Cuban Raúl Valdés.

Logan Ondrusek will face the Eagles on January 4 and the Leones del Escogido left-hander Enny Romero will do the same on the 5th against Licey.

Las Águilas, which commemorate its 89th anniversary this Sunday, is the only team pending to announce its starting pitching rotation for upcoming games, although Joe Van Meter He will be the starter for this Sunday’s match against the Eastern Stars at the Tetelo Vargas Stadium.