MVP Olmo Rosario leads Zulia import

The Águilas del Zulia formalized the signing of the imported Olmo Rosario, Alexis Candelario and Frank Duncan for the start of the 2020-2021 season of the Venezuelan ball

Rosario, who ended up being the MVP of the last contest, will play his fourth season in the LVBP, the second with the Raptors, with whom he has a .355 average.

And it is that last year the Dominican led the Eagles in indisputable (55), doubles (12), RBIs (33) and scored (40).

For life in Venezuela, where he has also defended the Sharks and Braves jerseys, he has a lifetime average of .317 with an OPS of .815 in 115 games.

Candelario, for his part, will wear the orange uniform for the second consecutive year. After posting a 2-1 record in six appearances, four as a starter.

In total he pitched 20.2 innings, allowed nine clean lines, fanned 16 opponents and walked 10 for a 3.92 ERA.

Duncan debuts

The third spot for foreigners will be filled by right-hander Frank Duncan, who performed this year at the American Association, an independent circuit, with the Winnipeg team.

In 13 starts as a starter, he completed 78.0 innings in which he received 42 earned runs, struck out 55 opponents and walked 21 to finish with a 4.85 ERA and 1.52 WHIP.

The three foreigners are expected to arrive in the country this weekend.

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