Puerto Rican Double-A League baseball championship series set to open in Cayey

Puerto Rican Double-A League baseball championship series set to open in Cayey
19/08/2022
The Toritos de Cayey and the Peces Voladores de Salinas will compete in a best-of-seven series. The Double-A League opened in March and involved 43 teams and 1,200 players.

The Toritos de Cayey and the Peces Voladores de Salinas will compete in the best-of-seven final series of the Puerto Rico Superior Double-A League.

The series opens at the Pedro Montañez Stadium in Cayey on Friday, 19 August, at 8 pm local time.

The Toritos swept the best-of-seven semifinal series against the Libertadores de Hormigueros.

Manager Juan Igor Gonzalez, who led Puerto Rico at the WBSC Premier12 2019 and the Americas Olympic Qualifier, is the Double-A defending champion. He led the Grises the Humacao to the 2021 title.

The Peces clinched their final appearance in 65 years as they defeated the Guaynabo Mets in 11 innings in game five of the semifinal series, 5-4. Juan Carlos Montero will manage his first career final series.

The 83rd season of the Superior Double-A league opened in March and involved 43 teams and 1,200 players.

The Double-A League is the biggest baseball competition organized by the Puerto Rico Baseball Federation, with the most teams and players involved.

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