PR WIRE)–February 9, 2007–The Serie del Caribe ended this Wednesday with a
dramatic 1-0 victory in 10 innings by the Gigantes of Carolina, Puerto Rico
over the champions of the tournament, the Águilas of Cibaeñas
in the República Dominicana.
This tournament started
out with a marathon encounter between Dominicana and Venezuela, instantly marking
this event as a classic in the history of Latin American baseball.
It had everything, from
big bats, electric plays and individual performances that shaped this contest’s
place in history.
This year, eBeisbol.com,
the home of the “Alianza de Béisbol Latina” and the official
website of the Serie del Caribe, offered members the opportunity to elect the
player who they thought delivered the best performance of the twelve games of
Our members elected the
Dominican team member, Tony Batista, as the Most Valuable Player for his outstanding
performance that determined the five victories of the Águilas of Cibaeñas.
Batista, with only a batting
average of .228, was a leader in homeruns with 3 and second in RBI’s with
8 and Runs with 5. Second place in the votes was Puerto Rican Armandeo
Ríos, who finished as the leading batter with a batting average of .545
and 12 hits. Third in votes was the Dominican, Anderson Hernández
with .310 batting average, 10 hits and 6 runs.
Honorable mention goes to
Miguel Tejada (Dominicana), Óscar Salazar (Venezuela), Luis Polonia (Dominicana),
Alberto Castillo (Dominicana), and José Lima (Dominicana), who won the
Going forward, eBeisbol.com,
the site for Latin baseball fans and players, will follow the performance of
these players and more of our Hispanic players in the coming season of the Major
Serie del Caribe MVP Voting
Results – eBeisbol.com(TM)
Tony Batista Rep. Dominicana
Minnesota Twins MLB
Armando Rios Puerto Rico
Anderson Hernandez Rep. Dominicana NY Mets AAA
Miguel Tejada Rep.Dominicana
Baltimore Orioles MLB
Óscar Salazar Venezuela NA
Luis Polonia Rep. Dominicana
Alberto Castillo Rep. Dominicana Washington Nationals
Jose Lima Rep.
Dominicana Mets AAA