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Santurce Celebrates & Ready For Caribbean Series.

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It was a hot sunny afternoon in San Juan and the Santurce Crabbers team made it hotter by touring main avenues and public residential communities in their victory championship caravan throuhout San Juan.

The event, which had been called for 1:00 pm, started an hour late. The festive procession started from the Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, and ended at the iconic Placita de Santurce, where hundreds of people greeted with the team with cheers, applause and cell phones in hand to capture the moment.

This reaction was repeated in all the places where the caravan passed, to the delight of the players who participated in it.

“This caravan has been a pleasant experience and a very big opportunity to have played with a team with the tradition as is Santurce. The fans of Santurce come from many years of that tradition. It was great to have Santurce win the championship, “said René Rivera catcher to finish the lively walk through Santurce.

Rivera, whose double in the eighth inning of Tuesday’s game helped the Cangrejeros win and be are crowned champions by beating Mayagüez 5-3, said the team has a chance of winning the 2015 Caribbean Series, to be held from 2 to February 8 in the Bithorn, involving teams Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico Crabbers.

“We will give 100% for Puerto Rico to bring the championship back here.

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