Robles pitches well and Junior Lake homers in Estrellas’ win over Aguilas

The Stars extended their winning streak to three this Sunday by beating the Águilas Cibaeñas 4-1 and thus continuing at the top of the semifinal series of the autumn-winter 2022-2023 baseball tournament in a match held at the Cibao Stadium in this city .

Junior Lake was the All-Star “Star Player” by hitting a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth with a runner on. Lake had not hit a home run since October 15 of last year, the date on which the tournament dedicated to Don Tomás Troncoso Cuesta began.

The victory allows the team with the green banner to stay on top along with the Tigres del Licey, who beat the Gigantes del Cibao 5-4 at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium. Both teams have a record of 8-6, two games ahead of the Eagles and the Giants.

It was also the fourth victory for the Stars in the first five meetings between the two teams. The last confrontation will take place this Wednesday at the Cibao Stadium at 7:30 p.m.

The win went to reliever Raffi Vizcaíno (1-0), who pitched the fifth inning. The setback fell on the opener Carlos Hernández (1-2) and the save for Wirfin Obispo (1).

Por las Estrellas started Domingo Robles, with a performance of four innings of four hits, one walk and five strikeouts. They were followed by Emmanuel de Jesús (1.0), Raffi Vizcaíno (1.0), Oliver Pérez (0.2), Román Méndez (0.2), William Jerez (0.2) and Wirfin Obispo (1.0).

While for the Eagles, Hernández was escorted by Joel Peguero (1.0), Richard Rodríguez (1.0) and Fernando Abad (1.0)

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The races
The Stars scored, in the top of the fourth inning, the first run of the game as a result of a Danny Santana double down the right field. In the seventh and after two outs, the Stars returned to the attack, this time with their second run of the match by a double by Gustavo Núñez.

At the end of that episode, the Eagles got closer on the scoreboard as a result of a single by Juan Lagares to left field.

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