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Stars beat Toros and are placed in the middle game of the lead

Stars beat Toros and are placed in the middle game of the lead

The Estrellas de Oriente were placed in the middle game of the leadership of the local baseball tournament, after their victory on Monday, 6-2 over the bottom Toros del Este, at the Tetelo Vargas stadium.

Stars (18 and 13) rose to second place, behind the leaders, Gigantes del Cibao (19 and 13), who had a free date.

Outfielder Gabriel Guerrero was the best with the wood for the winners, with a double, single and three RBIs.

Reinforcement Frank Schwindel also helped the green offense with a single and two RBIs.

Closer Jailen Peguero (1-0) was the winning pitcher, while imported Cory Riordan (0-1) suffered the setback.

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The defeat plunged the Toros to the bottom of the table, with eleven wins and 22 losses.

On their side, the Águilas Cibaeñas descended to the third step with a mark of 18 wins and 14 losses, after losing 6-2 to Leones del Escogido, at the Quisqueya stadium in Santo Domingo.

The winning pitcher of that game was reliever Henry Martínez (4-1), while Cuban Francisley Bueno (2-3) took the loss, being punished with six touchdowns in two episodes.

Veteran Ronny Paulino led the Longhaired offense with two hits and two RBIs.

The scarlets (15 and 18) were placed in a game of the important fourth place, occupied by the monarchs Tigres de Licey (16 and 17) and that grants a ticket to the semifinal. The Tigers also had the day off.

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Both encounters were rescheduled due to last week’s rainfall.

The baseball tournament continues this Tuesday with three matches, one of which faces Tigres and Águilas, at the Cibao stadium in northern Santiago de los Caballeros.

The other duels will be played by Gigantes y Estrellas, at Tetelo Vargas de San Pedro de Macorís (east), and Toros against Leones, at Quisqueya. EFE

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