What are the best players available for the Import Draft?

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  • Who are the best players available for the Draft of Importados?

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This Thursday the Dominican League will celebrate the 2019 World Cup. The team used their usual Imported Draft in search of defining the rosters for the final series, shaping and giving a new color to the lineups and rotations that the Eastern Starsand Tigres del Licey can present.

The draw allows you to add a number of two foreign players to each team that competes for the final, who will seek to improve their respective squads with a refined list that includes names like Henry Urrutia, regular season batting champion.

Below is a classification of the best players available in the draft and the organizations' priorities for it:

Estrellas Orientales

< p>The pachyderms reach the final stage of the tournament with a fairly clear need to improve: starting pitching. This section only managed to improve. He averaged four episodes of work in the All Against All, clear reason that if the team wants to continue in competition, it must first improve its rotation of starters.

Tigres del Licey

The capitalinos present a compact team after their offense combined to produce a .676 OPS in the semifinals and their pitchers posted a 2.90 ERA, though that doesn't take away the rush of adding.

De Specifically, the Blues should look to increase the offense of the bottom of their hitting lineup (between the sixth and ninth order), after seeing that they collectively produced the pyrrhic average of . 218.

That said, the list of the main men with a presence in the draw is presented:

Henry Urrutia: Although his offensive numbers saw a huge drop in the phase of round robin, the productivity that this dragged down in the regular season they make him a coveted token, who throughout the tournament has collected 13 extra-base hits and a .284 average.

Dairon Blanco: The Cuban made an impact. He quickly moved to Lidom after hitting hits in two of his three games with the Gigantes del Cibao, extending what had been his good performance in Puerto Rico where he had an offensive line of .301/.345/.361. He shows great versatility by being able to move to every position in the outfield.

Carlos Hernández: He has been one of the best pitchers throughout the tournament, who takes greater visibility due to its left-handed characteristics. After 45 episodes in the regular series, he set the standard. He put down a 1.60 ERA, bringing this number down to his 1.14 round robin record.

Alemao Hernández: The left-handed pitcher made headlines after a game of He spent seven innings without freedoms for the Águilas Cibaeñas, being hired after his good performance with the Charros de Jalisco in the Mexican Pacific League (2.79 ERA). 

Special mentions: Eric Filia, Jorge Martínez. 

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