The Tigres del Licey defeated the National and Caribbean Champions, Águilas Cibaeñas, with a score of 6 runs by 2, in a preseason game played this Sunday at the Cibao Stadium and whose funds for tickets are donated to the Santiago Gurabito Rotary Club, for the realization of their works of social good.
The game was defined in the sixth inning when the Tigers broke a two-run tie, taking advantage of reliever Sammy Peralta, who was the losing pitcher after throwing a third inning of a hit and a walk, allowing the run to be the dessert was enough for the victory of the Blues.
For the Tigers, the winning pitcher was Austin Warner, who pitched a perfect inning, after replacing Jean Carlos Mejía in the fifth inning, while the Tigers’ starter was Elvin Rodríguez, who pitched 3 innings allowing a run.
Other pitchers used by the Tigres were José Mesa Júnior, in the sixth; José Marte, in the seventh; Antonio Santos, in the eighth and Oliver Ortega, in the ninth.
Las Águilas opened with Joan Adòn, who worked two entries; Ramón Rossó (3), Edgar Escobar (4), Arquímedes Caminero (5), Sammy Peralta (6), José Adames (6), Michael Ynoa (7), Dalbert Sirí (7), Luis Felipe Castillo (8) and Joan Martinez (9).
The Tigers’ offense relied on Ronny Mauricio, who had a pair of doubles and a single; Vinnie Pascuantino, tied a double; Hanley Ramírez, Erick Mejía, Félix Valerio, Bryan Serven, Nick Heath and Narciso Crook each connected with a single.
The Eagles’ offense was supported by Francisco Peña and Allen Córdoba, who hit a couple of singles, while Christopher Morel, Juan Carlos Pérez, Luis Valenzuela, Aneudy Tavarez, Andretty Cordero, Deivy Grullón and Ramón Torres each had a hit.
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Licey defeats Águilas in preseason match