Licey defeats the Stars with a single by Rojas Jr.

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  • Licey defeats the Stars with Rojas Jr.'s RBI single.

    Mel Rojas Jr., from Licey, connects the two-run RBI single that turned the ball around. scored in Tuesday night's game against the Stars.

Mel Rojas Jr. fired a shot. Two-run RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning and Pablo Reyes and Jesús Sucre also had RBI hits in the inning for the Licey Tigers to beat the Estrellas Orientales 8-5 on Tuesday night in the match held at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal stadium to provoke a four-way tie for first position in the continuation of the round robin of the Don Tomás Troncoso Cuesta fall-winter baseball tournament.

With their victory, the Blues tie for first place with the Estrellas, Aguilas Cibaeñas and Gigantes del Cibao with the same 5-5 record.

The victory corresponded to It was for reliever Jean Carlos Mejía (1-0), who pitched a second. the eighth of a turn. lost reliever Gerson Bautista (0-1) by allowing three runs, one hit and three walks. Jairo Asencio withdrew the request. He asked the three he faced. in the ninth to score the save.

The Orientals got up early in the top of the first inning against deliveries from left-handed starting pitcher Steve Moyers as he scored four rounds on RBI hits by Lewin Díaz and Jeimer Candelario and Danny Santana's two-run double.

The Tigers discounted in the closing of the first against the left-handed starter Domingo Robles by a tug of a run by Ronny Mauricio. The Bengals scored another in the fourth on a hit by Jorge Alfaro.

The Blues evened the game in the sixth by making two scores on a wild pitch from the pitcher that allowed the pitcher to score. scoring runner Mauricio from third and Ramón Hernández's uncatchable hit.

Las Estrellas went ahead in the top of the eighth due to a solitary home run by Ramón Flores.

Los Tigres reacted and scored four runs on a two-round RBI hit by Mel Rojas Jr., a bunt hit by Pablo Reyes and a single to left by Jesús Sucre.

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