Dominican Round Robin - Day Four

Aguilas and Toros both won games yesterday to share the lead atop the standings in the Dominican round robin playoffs.  The Escogido Leones lost their second straight to drop to 2-2 while Estrellas still remains winless, losing in 11 innings to Aguilas.

Aguilas and Estrellas battled for 11 innings before a Joaquin Arias single drove in the go ahead run to give Aguilas a 4-3 win.  Joel Peralta came on to pitch the bottom of the 11th and retired Estrellas in order, two of them on strikeouts.  Aguilas was able to score a run in the ninth to tie the game at 3-3 off Rafael DolisJuan Carlos Perez rapped the third straight hit off Dolis to score the tying run for Aguilas and send the game into extra innings.

Manny Ramirez had three hits for Aguilas, including a double and one run scored.  Eric Almonte also had three hits, including a solo homerun in the seventh.  Fabio Castro threw five shutout innings for Estrellas before being pulled with a 2-0 lead.  The Estrellas bullpen could not hold the lead, giving up a run in the sixth and seventh.

Toros used seven pitchers to complete a 6-1 win over Escogido.  The offense scored three runs in the ninth to pull away from the game.  Jose Ramirez slammed three hits and Esteban German drove in two runs to lead the offense.

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