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01/31/2005 Archived Entry: "Winterball Update : Cibao Eagles won in Dominican adn completed the Group"
By Carlos Fragoso
The Eagles struggled but finally made it, by beating a fighting Licey Tigers and supported in a solid pitching performance by Julian Tavarez by a score of 7-1.
Tavarez went 6 innings allowing 6hits and the only run, however Luis Polonia and Matt Cepicky gave all the support they needed with HRīs, and Cepicky drove 3 runs in.
They īvee leading inseries 3-1 but Licey won two games in arow to forced a tie breaker, and close to get a comeback to win the series.
For Licey ,starter Juan Cruz relievers Ramon Ortiz and Carlos Perez were not capable to stop the streaked Eagles playing in their yard and suported for a full packed Stadium.
Now they will head up to Maztlan,after incorporating some additions to the roster.
CONGRATULATIONS TO CIBAO EAGLES.