Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico Will play Baseball All Star

A selection of players from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic will compete next on Dec. 12 in the fifth edition of the Interleague All Star Game at the stadium Isidoro "Cholo" Garcia at Mayagüez, organizers reported today.

Vice President of the Association of Professional Baseball Players of Puerto Rico, Yamil Benitez said in a press release at the moment, some players will play Puerto Rican are Alex Cora, Luis 'Wicho' Figueroa, and Jesus 'Motorita' Feliciano .

"I think this year we have a good nucleus. There are young players and others with experience in the Major Leagues," he said.

The Dominican team, meanwhile, has not yet been made.

The first interleague game took place in the 2003-04 season and was held without interruption until the 2006-07 season.

Puerto Rico won the first edition, while Dominicans won the next three. In the 2007-08 season, the Puerto Rican league break, but in the last year, the Dominican team traveled to Venezuela to celebrate the highly anticipated game.

In total, the Dominican Republic is 3-1 against Puerto Rico.

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