1/3 Winter League Results: Pobereyko Gets Out of Jam

By Christopher Soto

January 4, 2019 No comments

Matt Poberekyo/Photo by Ed Delany

Mexican Pacific League Playoffs (LMP)

No Games Scheduled

Venezuelan Winter League Playoffs (LVBP)

Leones de Caracas 3 – 2 Tigres de Aragua
Bravos de Margarita 6 – 4 Cardenales de Lara
Navegantes de Magallanes 13 – 5 Caribes de Anzoategui

Dominican Winter League Round Robin (LIDOM)

Leones del Escogido 7 – 1 Toros del Este
Estrellas Orientales 5 – 3 Tigres del Licey

Working back to back days, Pobereyko was brought into the game in the top of the eight inning with one out and the bases loaded with the Estrellas holding onto a 5-1 lead. While he was able to strike out the first batter he faced, Erick Mejia, a walk to Emilio Bonifacio and a single up the middle by Erick Aybar did allow two inherited runners to score in the inning. He would get Hanley Ramirez to ground out to end the inning though and walked away with his league leading third hold of the post-season.

Roberto Clemente Puerto Rico League Round Robin (LBPRC)

Indios de Mayaguez 7 – 4 Gigantes de Carolina

Another day, another save for Joshua Torres who converted his fifth save in five straight appearances giving him a league leading total of twelve for the season and post-season combined. After a strong season in (AA) Binghamton, he continues to set himself up for a promotion to (AAA) Syracuse as well as an outside shot at possibly contributing to the MLB later in 2019.