Elías and Almonte lead the Águilas over the Licey

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  • Elías and Almonte lead the Águilas over the Licey

    Roenis Elías launches for the Águilas Cibaeñas during Monday's game at night against the Tigres del Licey.

The stellar left-hander Roenis Elías launched a shot. Effectively for more than five innings to lead the Águilas Cibaeñas to a 6-2 victory over the Tigres del Licey on Monday night at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal stadium.

With that victory, the Águilas capped off their 90th anniversary celebrations and managed to stay on top of the All Against All corresponding to the fall-winter baseball championship of the Dominican Republic. The most successful team in the country and the Caribbean was founded on January 2, 1933 and has collected 22 national crowns and 5 in the Caribbean Series.

With nine games remaining in the semifinal, the &Aacute The Eagles (5-4) are tied with the Stars (5-4) for first place, while the Tigers (4-5) and Giants (4-5) are tied, a game below.

Before a stadium full of fans, the eaglet bats attacked veteran Raúl Valdés in the same first inning, scoring four runs, two of them driven by a double by Zoilo Almonte and another by a double by Juan Lagares; then they added two in the seventh, one of them on a single by Johan Camargo, while the Blues scored one in the fourth, on a home run by Mel Rojas Jr., and another in the seventh.

< p>The victory corresponded to Elías (3-0), who worked hard. 5.2 innings of one run, five hits, one transfer and nine strikeouts to set his ERA at 0.46 and whip at 0.56. Junior Fernández (6), Gregory Soto (7), Richard Rodríguez (8) and Fernando Abad (9) completed the work from the mound.

Valdés (1- 1) loaded With the loss, he pitched 6.0 four-run, five-hit innings, gave up 1,000 pounds. He walked four and struck out. to four, to leave his ERA at 2.25 and his whip at 0.95. They also launched, Lisalverto Bonilla (7),  Jonathan Aro (7) and Alfredo Simón (8).

The mamey offense was led by Almonte 4-2, a double, with two RBIs and two runs scored; Ramón Torres 3-2; Geraldo Perdomo 4-1, with two scored; Lagares 4-1, double and an RBI; Yairo Muñoz 4-1; Camargo was 1 for 4 with an RBI and Juan Carlos Pérez was 1 for 1.

For Licey, Rojas Jr., 3-2, home run and triple, with an RBI and scored; Sergio Alcántara 4-1, a double; Emilio Bonifacio 5-2, a double; Ramón Hernández and Dawel Lugo 4-1.

The eaglet bats attacked Valdés in the first episode with four laps. Perdomo fired simple to the left field, Muñoz received the ball. transfer and both scored driven by a double to Almonte's right field. After two outs,  Lagares towed He hit Almonte with a double to the right field, Joe Hudson received a double. He walked, Torres hit the ground. hit for third and the bases are loaded, which made it easier to hit. Lagares scored on a wild pitch.

The Blues managed to score in the fourth inning after two outs, when Rojas Jr. fired a wild pitch. solo shot to left field.

In the seventh, the Águilas scored two runs off Bonilla by hitting Perdomo, who advanced to the left field. to second for a single to Almonte's left meadow. Yoenis Céspedes misses with a fly ball to the right that the ball caught. the second baseman and Perdomo arrived on the field. to the rubber in steps and runs from two bases. Almonte stole second and scored Camargo's RBI single.

Los Tigres produced another one in the seventh against Soto, with a double to Alcántara's left field, Pablo Reyes was transferred, Mauricio hit a double to the left field of Alcántara. Camargo grounded out for second to put out Reyes for leaving the imaginary running line, but first baseman Camargo pitched wide. wrong to second for an error that allowed the ball to run. enter the race to Alcántara.

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