Encarnación and Elías lead the Eagles to defeat the Giants

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  • Encarnación and Elías lead the Águilas to defeat the Giants

    Jerar Encarnación, with a home run, was decisive in the victory of the Águilas in San Francisco de Macorís.

A three-run home run by Jerar Encarnación was the decisive hit for the Águilas Cibaeñas to achieve their tenth victory on the road by beating the Gigantes del Cibao 4-3 this Wednesday to stay He placed first in the 2022-23 championship dedicated to the memory of Tomás Troncoso.

With his victory, the Águilas placed their overall record at 24-10, now with 10 -7 away from home and 14-3 at home, while the Giants have a total record of 16-17, in their dispute for the third position in the tournament.

The Giants got up early against the eaglet starter Roenis Elías, making a couple of scores in the first inning as a result of a home run by first baseman Henry Urrutia with José Sirí It was reported that he had negotiated a transfer and moved to second on Tito Polo's sacrifice bunt.

While the Eagles erased the Giants' two-run lead by scoring a four-run run in the fifth inning, taking advantage of the departure of Yordy Cabrera, who had silenced the eaglet bats the first four innings.

Cabrera, an emergency starter, who was debuting with the Giants to replace the announced Cristopher Crisóstomo, left without a decision when he left the box after facing 16 batters, without allowing a hit or a run , although he granted four tickets with a punch.

The Águilas immediately attacked reliever Luis Santos, who had gotten two outs after a hit by catcher Julio  E. Rodríguez, allowed the Back-to-back singles by Yairo Muñoz and Orlando Calixte, who had an RBI. He caught Rodríguez from second base for the first lap of the eagle.

A home run through the center field by fourth hitter Jerar Encarnación, with Muñoz and Calixte in circulation, was the decisive shot to put the Águilas ahead 4-2, who never lost again.

The Giants pulled within within the eighth inning, scoring one run with two outs off reliever Francis Martes, who replaced the lead. to the opener Elias. Transfer to José Sirí, who stole second and stepped on The pentagon is indisputably at the center of Pole.

Elías (2-0), earned the victory by working in 7.0 innings in which he faced the team. to 25 batters with four hits and two runs, he gave up 20 minutes. He got two tickets and fanned out. to eight rivals. Then they paraded through the box Tuesday (8), Darío Álvarez (8) and Rodríguez (9), who was accredited as the winner. He earned his 10th save of the season to continue leading the league.

Six pitchers took the mound for the Giants, following starter Luis Santos (5) Cabrera who was the loser, Reyes Moronta (6), Juan Minaya (7), Luis Perdomo (8) and Fernando Rodney (9).

Encarnación led the field. the eaglet offense hitting a home run and a single, with three RBIs and one run scored, Rodríguez hit a couple of singles, Víctor Robles, Muñoz, Calixte and Torres, one hit each. Muñoz extended his hand. He brought his chain of games to ten, connecting undisputed.

Iván Castillo was the best for the Northeasterners, hitting two hits, Urrutia a home run, Polo, Hanser Alberto, Webster Rivas and Eric Filia, a single per unit

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