There is no doubt that when Jhoulys Chacín appeared at the Universitario stadium to pitch with Leones del Caracas during the last part of the regular season; the public would see one of the most senior pitchers in recent years in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. That's how it went.
During the three appearances that the right-hander had with the long-haired, they barely scored two runs in the ten episodes that he passed for an ERA of 1.80; however, the best for Jhoulys Chacín would be yet to come in the Round Robin and, of course, in this final against Tiburones de La Guaira.
On Saturday afternoon, the Maracaibo native celebrated Zulianity Day with a pitching chair on the UCV mound and his performance placed the long-haired team within a shot of the 2022-2023 championship of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP). .
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“I just focused on throwing strikes and working the corners. There is a great atmosphere in the team and we want to be champions, ”he hit the right after his five-inning job with just two runs, four walks and five strikeouts.
Chacín has become the ace of the Lions in this final stretch, because, in addition to having sufficient credentials, his numbers prove it. This postseason, including his performance in the Finals, the right-hander is 4-1 with a 4.19 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 32.2 innings pitched.
in select group
With the two victories in this LVBP final, Chacín has not only imposed his gallantry on the mound for Leones del Caracas, but he has joined several pitchers from the cats who ultimately achieved a couple of victories.
Diego Seguí, Ubaldo Heredia, Luis Tiant, Emilio Cueche, Robert Belinsky, Néstor Chávez and Kip Lee Gross are some with this performance.