Gigantes de Carolina Fall to Cangrejeros de Santurce in Brava Lubricants Cup

A single by Jack López in the ninth inning left the Gigantes de Carolina on the field, 4-3, against the Cangrejeros de Santurce in the continuation of the Brava Lubricants Cup, in the 2023-2024 season, of the Professional Baseball League Roberto Clemente (LBPRC).

With the score 3-2 against Santurce, second baseman Shed Long Jr. opened the Cangrejeros’ offensive round in the bottom of the ninth inning. with an uncatchable infielder that he hit on the mound and hit the foot of the Giants’ closer, Valentín Linarez. The Dominican pitcher continued by hitting Yariel González to place runners on the first two bases. Then, Albert Almora pushed the tying run, 3-3, with an uncatchable shot to the central field and set the table for what would be the icing on the cake in the match.

That’s when López dressed as a hero and with a hit to right field brought the winning run to the plate and caused the stands of Hiram Bithorn Stadium to vibrate with joy while the fans enjoyed the fireworks that went out behind the garden fence. central.

The Giants tried to set the tone of the game from the first inning when, with Edrick Félix on board for a hit, Johnathan Rodríguez hit a home run against the wind to left field to give Carolina a 2-0 lead.

However, they did not count on the Cangrejeros to apply a similar dose to veteran Freddie Cabrera in the fourth inning. After two outs, Shed Long Jr. managed to take first base with a walk and González followed with a two-run homer to right field to tie the game 2-2.

A wild pitch by Cangrejeros reliever Eduardo Rivera gave Carolina back the lead, 3-2, after two outs in the eighth inning.

The victory belonged to the Cangrejeros reliever, Endrys Briceño (2-0) after dominating the three batters he faced in the ninth inning. The defeat was for Linarez (1-2) as it gave way to the two runs that erased the Giants’ advantage.

With the win, Santurce puts its record at 18-8, while Carolina puts its record at 15-10.

Caguas returns to the winning route

With solid work from their relief team, the Criollos de Caguas returned to their winning ways with a 7-2 victory over the Indios de Mayaguez at the Isidoro “Cholo” García stadium in Sultana del Oeste.

In this way, Caguas responded after three losses in a row and placed its record at 16-10. Meanwhile, Mayagüez remains in the basement of the standings with 7-19.

The Criollos were the first to score a run with a single by Miguel Pabón to make it 1-0 in the first inning.
The Indians then took the lead by making their only two runs of the game in the second inning when with men on the corners, Alan Marrero hit a drive down the infield and Brian Rey scored from third base. Later, Roberto Enriquez singled to center field to make it 2-1.

However, the joy was short-lived among Indians fans, as the Criollos produced a three-run bouquet in the fifth inning as a result of a single by Nelson Velázquez and a two-run double by Luis Vázquez to make the score 4-2. .

In the sixth inning, a passed ball gave way to La Yegüita’s sixth score through the legs of Juan Centeno and in the seventh inning, a home run by Dwight Smith Jr. produced two runs.

Import pitcher Cole Winn (2-0) was the winning relief pitcher after pitching one and a third innings without giving way to hits or runs. The loss went to Daryl Thompson (3-1) as he allowed six hits and three runs in four and a third innings.

Victory for the RA12

RA12 traveled to Ponce with a mission and they fulfilled it when they defeated the Leones, 5-3, at the Francisco “Paquito” Montaner stadium in La Perla del Sur.

In this way, the RA12 achieved its second consecutive victory on an afternoon in which they took the lead quickly in the first inning when Ricky de la Torre sacrificed himself with a fly ball to push Rubén Castro to the plate and put the score at 1-0 against the deliveries of pitcher Héctor Santiago.

However, the advantage did not last long. In the bottom part of the episode, catcher Sammy Hernández hit RA12 starter Sebastián Rodríguez with a solo home run to tie the game at 1-1.

The troops of Hall of Fame member Roberto Alomar took the lead in the third inning, taking advantage of mental and defensive errors by the Lions. José Layer opened the round with a single and then reached second on a passed ball from Hernández. Then, Castro sacrificed himself with a fly ball to move the runner. Abdiel Layer followed with a grounder through third base for RA12 to put men in the corners. Immediately afterwards, Ricky de la Torre reached base on a fielder’s choice due to an error in the throw by Ponce third baseman Trei Cruz and José Layer scored to return the lead to RA12, 2-1.

Santiago flied out to Kenen Irizarry before a wild pitch brought home Abdiel Layer to extend RA12’s lead over the Lions 3-1.

Ponce threatened in the seventh inning, the lucky one, and scored a run with a single from Kevin Santa to get within 3-2. But, they couldn’t do more. Two innings later, in the inning of picking up the bats, singles by Nelson Molina and Castro drove in the two runs that gave the RA12 the definitive advantage, 5-2, despite the fact that the Lions scored one more run with a double from Cross for 5-3.

Rodríguez (1-1) scored the victory by allowing one run in a five-inning effort. For its part, Santiago (0-1) took the loss after allowing three runs, two of them earned, in a three-inning effort. Meanwhile, Miguel Cirino earned his first save of the season.

Ponce now has a record of 12-14, while RA12 puts theirs at 9-16.

Winter league action breaks tomorrow and resumes on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, when the Criollos face the Indios at the Isidoro “Cholo” García stadium, the Cangrejeros visit the Gigantes at the Roberto Clemente Walker stadium and The Lions face RA12 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium. All games start at 7:10 p.m.

2023-12-11 02:01:50
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