Following on the round robin of the Dominican Baseball League, Cuba’s Henry Urutia hit two homers at the Julian Javier Stadium this Wednesday to give the Gigantes del Chibao Eastern stars a 9-1 lead in five rounds.
Cuba has scored three homers in the last two games with 6 RBIs.
The Giants, led by their opening batsman Logan Ondruzek (1-0, 0.00), were able to control the green batsmen with six innings of three wins, one walk, seven strikeouts and a right-handed victory.
Green starter Edwin Usetta (0-0, 10.80) voted the usual best rookie in 3 1/3 innings, conceding eight wins, four runs scored, one walk and three strikeouts.
Jose Siri is still hot and started the first inning with a double century, with Marcel Hosuna also hit a two-base hit to drive in Siri.
Henry Urutia scored a home run in the RBI two rounds in the third inning, the second consecutive game in which Cuba scored a 3-0 home run.
In the fourth game they scored again, Hanser Alberto advanced to the top of the field at the behest of the fielder, Catcher Webster scored the third goal at the feet of Rivas, Urrudia contributed to the right field with a line single and Melvin scored the Mercedes goal.
Sixth, Mercedes scored another triple. Urutia’s power returned with two rounds of Busher Homer to increase the score to 8-0. The seventh production was completed with a single push of Siri.
In seventh place the Stars scored a goal, while Sandber Pimentel scored a fly single. The Chibao team had 17 wins.
To the giants; Henry Uruttia 4-3, two runs, two homers and five RBIs; Jose Siri 5-3, scored, double, pushed; Melvin Mercedes 3-2, two runs, doubles, three, RBI; Richard Urena scored 3-2.
By stars; Robinson Canoe 3-1, doubles and goal; Sandber Pimentel was pushed 3-1.