Cuban baseball leaders to face each other this week

Havana, Cuba, Dec 15.- The game between the leader Ciego de Avila and Industriales, its nearest escort, stands out today at the start of the second phase of the 55th Cuban baseball championship.

Considered by connoisseurs and fans as hot favorites to retain the title won last season, the Ciego de Avila Tigers commanded the preliminary round with balance of 31 wins and only 13 losses, followed by Industriales (30-15).

Also, Pinar del Río (28-16), which appears third in the standings, will try to reduce difference with the leaders when visiting Granma, occupying the fourth seat in the standings with favorable balance of 28 -17.

Holguin (26-19) vs. Matanzas (26-19) and Las Tunas ( 26-19) -Isla de la Juventud (25-20) complete the matches of the National Baseball Series at the beginning of the second stage, phase that will run until March 2 next year.

The tournament will stop between January 23 and February 13 to allow the participation of the current monarch, Ciego de Avila, in the Santo Domingo 2016 Caribbean Series, in the Dominican Republic.(acn)

Radio Cadena Agramonte, December 15, 2015

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