The Stars win fourth in a row and are close to the Final Series

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  • The Stars win fourth in a row and are close to the Final Series

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The Stars took another step forward on Monday to qualify for the Series. Final of the autumn-winter baseball tournament 2022-2023  by beating the Gigantes del Cibao 5-2 in a match held at the Julián Javier Stadium in this city.

The receiver José Briceño hit the ball. He hit a bases-loaded homer in the seventh off reliever Luis Perdomo on the second pitch.

The Greens' win was their fourth in a row to continue tied at the top of the All Against All with the Tigres del Licey, both with a 9-6 record.

The victory went to the opener Phillips Valdez (1 -1), who threw five innings of just one hit, one walk and five strikeouts.

The setback fell on the back. It was Pedro Fernández, who had a performance of five innings of four hits, one run, two transfers and just one fanned batter. In the meantime, the rescue was credited to him. Román Méndez, the first in the Round Robin.

In the four-game streak, the Petromacorisan pitcher has only allowed four runs, while they have scored 18.

Las Estrellas will rest this Tuesday and will be back in action this Wednesday when they continue their journey along the route and face the Águilas Cibaeñ ;as at the Cibao Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

Valdez was replaced by Diógenes Almengó (1.0), Oliver Pérez (1.0), Chester Pimentel (1.0), Gerson Bautista (0.1), Román Méndez (0.2).

Meanwhile, Fernández was replaced by Enmanuel Ramírez (1.0), Luis Perdomo (0.1), Luis Iván Rodríguez (1.2) and Michael Ynoa (1.0).

 The runs

The Stars scored the first run of the game in the top of the fourth inning on from a hit by Danny Santana down the right field.

In the seventh inning, the team from the green banner increased their number. His advantage considerably increased after José took the lead. Briceño homered with loaded bases to make it 5-0.

In the ninth, the Giants scored their only two runs, the first for an unstoppable hit from Henry Urrutia through the central field, and the second due to an uncontrolled pitch by Román Méndez, which allowed the player to hit the field. for Urrutia to score from third base.

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