The “Classic LIDOM” and the match between the teams of the two “Macorís” arrive to close the week in the semifinal stage of the Dominican ball
After an action-packed Saturday from the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM) who saw at Aguilas Cibaeñas be left on the ground for the second consecutive night and at Eastern stars break a three-game losing streak, the implications of Sunday’s games can bring interesting repercussions in the league’s standings. Round robin.
The Giants of the Cibao continue to top the table, with an increasingly comfortable lead and closer to qualifying at the Final Series for second consecutive Year. On his side, the Tigres del Licey they are combating the absence of important figures found in health protocols, while clinging to second place. The Eastern stars they are third just one game from Licey and the Eagles they sink more and more in the last place.
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TIGRES DEL LICEY (5-5) AGAINST CIBAEÑAS EAGLES (3-7)
The “Classic LIDOM”Brings a new installment and on this occasion, it will be held at the Cibao Stadium, home of the Aguilas Cibaeñas, current national and Caribbean champions.
Locals will go with Francisco Rios, who will appear for the third time in the Round robin. In his two previous appearances he has compiled three innings, allowing two earned runs, striking out one batter and allowing a walk.
On his side, the Tigres del Licey they lost Cesar Valdez, who entered the health protocols and will have Esmil rogers as a starter. The pitcher will make his fourth appearance in the semifinal stage and first as a starter. He has pitched 7.2 innings of four earned runs, seven strikeouts and two walks.
CIBAO GIANTS (8-2) AGAINST EASTERN STARS (4-6)
The Stars will seek to secure consecutive wins for the first time in the Round robin when they face the Giants of the Cibao at the Tetelo Vargas Stadium.
The locals will use the South Korean Wei-Chieh Huang, who has a win without losses in the Round robin. He pitched three scoreless innings with three strikeouts en route to his only win and will try to contain what has by far been the best offense in the league this season.
For the Giants of the Cibao, will go out on the pitch Elian leyva, who will be making his Round Robin debut. He comes from playing in Mexico where he had a record of seven wins with two losses and a 1.54 ERA.