The management of Tiburones de La Guaira announced the hiring of the rights Ángel Ventura and Ofreidy Gómez, as well as that of the slugger Jonathan Galvez. All Dominicans.
The 27-year-old Ventura will go on his second straight season with La Guaira and his third in the LVBP. During the previous season he exhibited a 3-3 balance with a 4.89 ERA and 1.34 WHIP, in 10 games, seven of them as a starter.
After his first two starts, in which he conceded 11 earned runs in 3.1 innings, the right-hander was sent to the bullpen in late November, but with his problems resolved, he posted a solid 2.68 earned scoring average (12 CL in 40.1 INN). ) in eight starts, including two in three in the postseason.
Galvez, 29, was one of Lara's Cardinals' top bats in the 2019-2020 regular round, hitting .289 / .373 / .437 with eight doubles, four home runs, 22 RBIs. and .810 from OPS, in 38 challenges.
But after going blank in five at-bats in the first playoff round, he was replaced for the semifinals, although he would later accompany the Red Birds to the 2020 San Juan Caribbean Series.
Galvez, a right hitter, can defend first and left field.
The 27-year-old Gomez pitched until 2019 on the Kansas City Royals' farms and over the winter he did a couple of relays with the Tigres del Licey. He is a starter, but he can also serve as a reliever, and has 565 Minor League innings, with a 4.32 ERA.