The Tigers of the Licey They are ready to leave for Venezuela on behalf of the Dominican Republic to what will be the 2023 edition of the Caribbean series.
the blue teamalready defined the starting pitching rotation who will jump onto the pitch from Thursday, February 2.
The blues entrusted themselves to a staff that has mostly left-handed pitchers, starting with Raúl Valdés who will be in charge of the opening game of the event when they face Mexico at the La Rinconada stadium.
Facing the second day, Domingo Robles will be the trump card presented by the locals, a left-handed pitcher with the mission of overshadowing the ninth of the Farmers, representatives of Cuba.
The first right-hand men for Licey will appear during the third and fourth games, when Esmil Rogers faces the Indios de Mayagüez for Puerto Rico, while César Valdez will collide with the team to be defined from Venezuela.
Left pitcher Steve Moyers will be serving as the fifth man in the Dominican rotation, who will have to face the Federales de Chiriquí team as a delegation from Panama.
In the bullpen, veterans Yenssy Díaz and Lisalverto Bonilla could fill a role as long relievers or even starters, in case of any eventuality, although it is expected that they will be available from the relief with ability to work on multiple inputs.
According to Audo Vicente, general manager of the Tigers, in statements to the press, something that prevailed in the formation of the bullpen was the quality of having players who can go on the mound on consecutive daystaking into account the limited calendar of the event.
In this case, the figures of Jonathan Aro, Jairo Asencio and Fernando Abad are located as the most visible faces of the squad, although the presence of Keury Mella and Jesús Liranzo is not to be underestimated.