Toros, Licey and Águilas have been dynamic in the change of players. Likewise, there have been several contracts
A few days after the end of the Caribbean Series, held in Caracas and La Guaira, in Venezuela, the Águilas Cibaeñas and the Toros del Este announced the first change of players. The Cibaeño team took over the services of outfielder Gilberto Celestino, while the romanenses also added the patrolman Víctor Robles.
Then, last Wednesday free agency began in Lidom, which had the Toros themselves as the first team to sign a player in this process: Cristian Adames, as well as the hiring of pitcher Rubby de la Rosa, who has He had experience in the Major Leagues (Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks) and equally in Japanese baseball with the Yomiuri Giants.
Yesterday morning another movement took place and precisely with the bullfighting team he was involved in it with the Tigres del Licey. The “Torolío” team sent utility Miguel Andújar and reliever Yunior Marte to the national and Caribbean champions in a trade for rangers Narciso Crook and Luis Mieses.
These movements of the Bulls have been a sample of how active their general manager Jesús Mejía has been after his arrival in that position on January 31.
Another team that also retained at least four of its natural players during this free agency process are the Lions, who reached agreements with pitchers Enny Romero and Rhiner Cruz; outfielder Jimmy Paredes and first baseman Aderlin Rodríguez.
Also, the Giants announced the renewal of six players, including their captain Moisés Sierra. Carlos Peguero, Edwin Espinal, Yordy Cabrera, Juan Minaya and Reymin Guduan also ensured their permanence in the team.
Yesterday, the Bulls returned to get another fundamental piece in their relief with Fernando Abad, who was retained in free agency. The players who are in this process, and which exceeds one hundred, have until March 15 to reach an agreement with their original teams. After that period, all the other teams will be able to negotiate freely with the players not retained by their teams.
After the autumn-winter 2022-2023 campaign, it was announced that three general managers would not continue in their positions for the next tournament. Jesús Mejía, with the Giants; Félix Peguero (Stars) and Raymond Abreu (Bulls).
Last week, the Giants announced their former manager Luis -Pipe- Urueta as their new general manager, a position he will occupy for the second time in Dominican baseball. He was with the Tigers for the 2018-2019 season. Meanwhile, the Stars hired coach Manny García, who was the Eagles’ pitching coach, as manager after being a pitching instructor for two seasons, including the one that the green team won in the 2018-2019 season.