Leuris Gómez launched the victory against the Bulls.
Relief pitching and a second-inning rally led the Leones del Escogido to a 3-2 victory over the Toros del Este at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal stadium.
The visitors were the first to score by creating a stripe in the first episode against Leuris Gómez, after two outs, after a single by Yamaico Navarro to center, a wild pitch with which he passed the ball. He hit second and Miguel Andújar's RBI double to left field.
Thereafter, Gómez retired the ball. He pitched the next six batters to complete three two-hit, one-run, three-strikeout innings, going a no-decision. The rest of the way, relievers Javy Guerra (2.0), Dusten Knight, (1.0), Elvis Peguero (1.0), Brian Moran (1.0) and Gerson Bautista (1.0) preserved the win.
The long-haired men's three runs came in the second act against the starter for the Bulls, Julio Teherán, for whom Pedro Severino opened the game. with a double to the left meadow, followed by Elier Hernández's indisputable to the same area, with which he scored the goal. Severino, helped by a mistake by patrolman Andújar. With Hernández at second, Sandro Fabián's RBI single to left field brought up one more for the Reds, who created their third on Starlin Castro's double to center.
Guerra (2-0) signed up for the second round. He earned the victory by striking out two and walking one, allowing no hits, in those two innings in which he appeared. The setback was for Tehran (2-3), allowing the three goals from the capital in six episodes. Bautista managed to the save (2), although they scored a round in the ninth.
For the scarlets, Severino hit 1-2. 4-2, with a double and scored; Fabián, 3-2, with a run scored and an RBI; Castro, 3-1, with a double and an RBI; López, 4-2, with a double, and Hernández, 3-1, with a run scored. For the bullfighters, Andújar went 4-2, with a double and two RBIs.
With the victory, the Leones have a 10-22 record, and the Romanenses 14-18.
This Thursday is a day off in Dominican baseball, but on Friday the Chosen One will go home. He will go to the Julián Javier stadium, in San Francisco de Macorís, to face the Gigantes del Cibao at 7:00 p.m.