TENNIS – Coco Gauff climbs to 13th place. ranking position; Nadal is 4th. in ranking

American teenager Coco Gauff moved up to No. 13 in the WTA rankings after falling to No. 1 Iga Swiatek in the French Open final. Gauff moved up 10 places by reaching her first Grand Slam final. The 18-year-old lost 6-1, 6-3 to Swiatek on Saturday. He had never reached the quarter-finals in major tennis … Read more

From FedEx courier to the big leagues, the story of Dominican José Cuas

Last Tuesday, the Dominican reliever Jose Cuas capped off his nearly decade-long run by finally making his debut in Major leagues after a long and unusual road. Cuas’ careerborn in Santo Domingo but raised in New York, United States, started like many young people who shared his goal, playing at the college level. At 19, … Read more

The wait is over for Al Horford; his 1st NBA Finals

The game was over. Like, well, that trip to Al Horford. He grabbed what would be the final rebound in the Eastern Conference Finals, threw the ball high, ran to join his teammates in celebration, then dropped to his knees to hit the ground. Your time has come. The oldest player, six years, on the … Read more

BASKETBALL – Al Horford in the NBA final: Let him settle in the Dominican Republic!

Al Horford, who with the Boston Celtics classification for the NBA Finals will be the first Dominican opting for the ring in the history of the league, he underlined this Sunday his enormous emotion and underlined the support which he received from all his compatriots. “Let the Republic sit down. It’s a party”he told the … Read more

BASEBALL MINIATURES – MLB Manager Rewards for Dominicans

BASEBALL MINIATURES – MLB Manager Rewards for Dominicans

Hector J. Cruz Hectorj.cruz@listindiario.com hjcbeisbol@hotmail.com Twitter: hectorj_cruz Facebook: hjcbeisbol@hotmail.com How many Dominicans have won the Major League Coach of the Year award? The answer is only two. How many Dominicans have been MLB managers? The answer is 7 and the last of them, Oliver Mármol, currently manages the St. Louis Cardinals. Is Marble a candidate … Read more

TENNIS – Swiatek starts Roland-Garros with 28 consecutive victories

This is just one measure of Iga Swiatek’s dominance. The new WTA number one has 28 consecutive victories, a record surpassed by only three women since 2000: Venus Williams (35 in 2000), Serena Williams (34 in 2013) and Justine Henin (32 in 2008), all number one and multiple. Grand Slam winners. “I know there will … Read more

TENNIS – Carlos Alcaraz’s numbers are worthy of the “Big 3”

The figures presented by Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, a new phenomenon on the men’s tennis circuit at 19, are worthy of the “Big 3”, made up of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, the trio that has dominated world tennis. over the past 15 years. . First ATP tournament won: Nadal did it eight days … Read more

BASEBALL MINIATURES – MLB Rookies of the Year

BASEBALL MINIATURES – MLB Rookies of the Year

Hector J. Cruz Hectorj.cruz@listindiario.com hjcbeisbol@hotmail.com Twitter: hectorj_cruz Facebook: hjcbeisbol@hotmail.com This Friday the 13th (which, like Tuesday the 13th, is always a witch’s day), an overview of the MLB Rookie of the Year award with a projection until 2022 and also of the group of Quisqueyans who obtained this award. Last year, 2021, there was an … Read more

Rise in circuit breakers leaves MLB offense in tachycardia

Rise in circuit breakers leaves MLB offense in tachycardia

Dealing with Pyrrhic offensive production has been placed among the top drawbacks of baseball being played in MLB, a problem guided by the league’s superb pitching dominance. Pitchers achieved a common success factor: decreasing the use of fastballs while increasing the number of balls thrown in breaking quality, resulting in poor offense at historic levels … Read more

Rise in circuit breakers leaves MLB offense in tachycardia

Rise in circuit breakers leaves MLB offense in tachycardia

Dealing with Pyrrhic offensive production has been placed among the top drawbacks of baseball being played in MLB, a problem guided by the league’s superb pitching dominance. Pitchers achieved a common success factor: decreasing the use of fastballs while increasing the number of balls thrown in breaking quality, resulting in poor offense at historic levels … Read more