Nabil Crismat throws well and Estrellas defeat Águilas at home

SANTIAGO. Colombian Nabil Crismat worked five blank innings to help the Stars beat Águilas Cibaeñas 2 runs to 1 in a match of the Don José Manuel Fernández autumn winter baseball tournament, in memorian, BHD León Cup, held this Wednesday at the Stadium Cibao.

Crismatt (1-0) pitched five innings in no-run for the Pachyderms to score their first win of the tournament, with a loss. The Stars have two games pending against the Bulls, one of them is in the eighth inning with the East 3-1 ahead.

Crismatt (1-0) scored the victory by allowing four hits with four strikeouts, while the reverse went to the Cuban Yunesky Maya (0-1), who covered five and two-thirds of innings with three indisputable allowed and a couple of laps (one clean), and struck out two.

Right-hander Wirfin Obispo was credited for the save (1) by throwing the ninth with a hit and a pair of strikeouts. The particular series between both novenas is 1-1.

The Stars scored a return in the first inning as a result of two errors by the Aguilucha defense, and the other score came in the sixth on a solo homer by left patrol Junior Lake.

The Eagles (1-3) discounted in the sixth when Francisco Peña reached base on an error on a shot from shortstop Jeremy Peña, advanced to second on a ground ball by Ramón Torres, reached third on a deflected pitch from the pitcher and scored with a single to center from John Nogowiski.

The Stars (1-1), placed their mark at 1-0 on the road, while the Eagles are 0-2 as home owners.

For the Orientals, Eric Filia, 4-1 with one scored; Junior Lake, 4-1 with one scored and one towed; Lewin Díaz, 4-1, and Jeremy Peña, 3-1.

For the Eagles, Víctor Robles, 3-1; Nogowski, 4-1; Juan Lagares, 4-1; Rangel Ravelo, 4-2; Francisco Peña, 2-1, and Ronny Rodríguez, 3-1.