The Toros del Este will retire the number 7 of Eddy Garabito

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  • Los Toros del Este will retire Eddy Garabito's number 7

    Eddy Garabito is still a lifelong leader in He earned the Azucareros/Toros franchise in doubles, triples, and plate appearances (1,541).

The number 7 worn by Eddy Garabito will go down as the No. to immortality in the Corral. The Toros del Este will have a double celebration this coming Saturday, commemorating an anniversary of the Francisco A. Micheli Stadium and retiring the number worn by the franchise's iconic player.

Garabito, who played in the After spending all of his 11 seasons with the Azucareros/Toros del Este, he debuted as a midfielder. briefly with the romanense club in the 2000-01 season, seeing action in 4 games.  But the following year he was voted Rookie of the Year after posting a .307/340/.508 offensive line with 55 hits, of which 14 were doubles, 5 triples, and 4 hit out of the park.  In that campaign he scored 1. 32 and towed 19 laps.

In that rookie year he started racing. a streak of six consecutive seasons with double figures in runs scored and RBIs, something he did seven times in his career.

The Haina native led in doubles (14) and triples (5) in the 2001-02 season and in hits (57) in 2002-03.

The speedy outfielder finished his brilliant career with an offensive line of .265/.335/.377 with 183 runs scored, 61 doubles, 18 triples, 18 home runs, 127 RBIs and 65 stolen bases. He was part of the Toros' championship team in the 2010-11 season, which was his last as an active player in the league.

Currently Garabito is still the leader for life in the Azucareros/Toros franchise in doubles, triples and plate appearances (1,541), he is second in club history in runs scored, stolen bases and hits (359), third in home runs, fifth in RBIs, and eighth in OPS (.712).

Garabito's jersey will be one of his favorites. the sixth retired by the Bulls, joins the eternal captain Andújar Cedeño, the number 10, the number 1 of Esteban Germán, the 3 of Domingo Ramos, the 12 of Domingo Cedeño; o and Juliñan Yan's 25th.

The ceremony will take place in May. It will take place on Saturday, November 19, when the Bulls receive a visit from the Licey, the bullfight will also be held. the 43rd anniversary of the Francisco Micheli Stadium, inaugurated on November 18, 1979.

For the occasion, the Bulls have prepared raffles and surprises for the fans in attendance, as well as special events. as the Great Battle of DJ’s of La Romana, with the participation of DJ Darlins and DJ Wilmes.

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