The Bulls of the East defeated the Tigres del Licey for his 13th win in a row against the felines, from the 2019-20 season. It was the fourth loss for the cats in a line, who put their 4-4 record under the reins of José Offerman, who took the team after the firing of manager Tony Díaz.
The match went through a shutout 6-0. The victory went to Jhan Mariñez, who pitched 2.2 on target, with three hits and four strikeouts in relief role for the starter. Bryan Abreu who came off the mound after 3.1 scoreless innings, one hit, two bases and six strikeouts, of 13 batters he faced.
The loss went to Cesar Valdez, (2-1), who left the mound after 5.0 innings in which he allowed nine hits, three rounds, one walk and five strikeouts.
The particular series favors the Toros 4-0, who put their home record 5-5 at the Francisco Micheli stadium in La Romana.
The cats are 4-7 on the road, with an 8-12 mark in the last position of the standing, three and a half games behind the leaders.
The victory equals the Toros with the Leones del Escogido (9-10), in third position two games behind the Eastern Stars.
The bullfighting pitching completed 20 innings in a row without allowing any touchdowns to the felines, and one in their last 27 episodes, since November 2 when they met at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium. Their last victory was 5-0 at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium, on Wednesday the 17th, on matchday 17 of the tournament.
The cattle made two laps in the bottom part of the first episode, added one in the fourth and two in the seventh to seal the victory.