Balentien homers and Giants win their second in a row

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    Giants' Wladimir Balentien runs to first after hitting a walk-off home run off the Lions of the Chosen.

Vladimir Balentien hit the ball. home run with two on board in the fourth inning in the 4-2 victory of the Gigantes del Cibao against the Leones del Esgido this Tuesday at the Julián Javier.

The victory was the number 10 in the win-loss box (10-9) for Giants and  for Lions,  loss 13 (6-13).

Cuban Rogelio Armenteros (0-2.2.57), in his fourth start for the Giants this season, completed his shortest performance, 2.0 innings of two earned runs, four strikeouts and four walks. Enrique Burgos(1-0),  in a relief role, struck out in one inning and a third. to two and won the match.  Michael Ynoa (SV)    the first save from him.

Iván Nova (0-1,3.93), in his third confrontation with the Giants this season, came to his most strikeouts  with  7, he finished with 3 2/3 innings pitched, 4 earned runs, 4 walks and charged. with the loss.

The Chosen One held the opponent's bats in place, allowing no hits until  the fourth inning.

The runs

In the third inning, Peter O’Brien hit the bases loaded with the bases loaded. sacrifice fly to score the first round for the Reds, in the same inning, Jimmy Paredes on fielder's grounder, RBI's. the second.

Hanser Alberto, with a double to left field, was responsible for the Giants' first run in the fourth inning. The shot was Alberto's third double in five games this season and his 43rd in the franchise.

In the same inning, Vladimir Balentien the bases with a home run, his second of the season, to put the actions 4-2 in his favor. The home run is number 14 for the Cibao team, leaders in that category, and 22 for Julián Javier this season.

For the Giants,; Hanser Alberto 4-1  double (3), RBI,  run down, Vladimir  Balentien 4-1, run down, RBI, homer (2) and Henry Urrutia 4-1, double  run down.

For Chosen, Jimmy Paredes 4-0,  RBI   ; Peter O’Brien 4-0, RBI and  Justin Byrd 4-2, RBI.

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