The manager of the Navegantes del Magallanes Carlos García, confirmed the current Prmio Carrao Bracho Yohán Pino, as his pitcher for the opening day in Valencia, against the Bravos de Margarita on November 27.
“Pino was Pitcher of the Year, he is our horse, he deserves all the consideration and respect, he has earned opening the opening game. Today he worked facing hitters for the first time in practice and his arm is healthy, ”Garcia reported.
Yohan Pino, was dominant throughout the 2019-2020 harvest, finished second in the league's department of effectiveness with 2.11, participated in 11 challenges of which 9 were as a starter, barely gave away 8 walks and struck out 40, only surpassed by the serpentine player of the Lions of Caracas Carlos Quevedo.
The right, will open the opening day for the second time in a row against Margarita.
Henderson Álvarez will pitch the second match
The Turkish strategist announced that right-handed pitcher Henderson Álvarez will be the second starter in Magellan's rotation.
Carlos García stressed. "Today he threw 60 balls, all his pitches are in the zone, his arm is moving well, he is healthy, it will help us to have a player from Álvarez's experience."
Henderson Alvarez had summer action with the Milwaukee Dairymen on the American Association, an independent circuit.
In the next few days, Carlos García will inform the rest of the rotation for the first week of the tournament.