Licey will play for the second time with two teams on the same day

This Saturday, December 17, at the Juan Marichal stadium, the Licey Tigers will play a double game with two different teams. In the first hour they will face the Estrellas Orientales and then in the second hour they will face the Toros del Este. This case would be the second time that a team plays a double game with two different teams in one day. This event had happened once in Dominican baseball. When on Tuesday, January 14, 1986 at the Quisqueya stadium, the Licey tigers played a double game with two different teams, these two games had been suspended after they had started.

Early in the morning, Licey faced the Águilas to end a match that had been previously suspended, which ended 2-1, winning the Águilas. The second challenge, which was against the Caimanes del Sur, began a moment after finishing the first, this second game had also been suspended with the scoreboard favoring the Caimanes 5-3 and likewise ended. Licey, having won the first against the Águilas, it was not necessary to play the second against the Caimanes because by winning that match they had only qualified in fourth place because the Azucareros del Este had played all the games that they were supposed to play in that season, 60 in total The following day, Wednesday the 15th, the tigers and the sugar growers met in Quisqueya to play a game to define the fourth place, which the Blues won with a 2-1 slate, a pitching duel between the right-handers Tim Lambert for the Azucarero and Erick Plunk for the Tigers until the seventh inning, the thrill of this challenge was a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh act connected by Glenn Davis brought José Peguero into the pentagon from third base, Plunk pitched the entire game allowing only three unstoppable.

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