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Juan “Igor” González enthusiastically assumes the role of managing the Toritos in Double A

González had taken the Humacao team to the championships. (Photo courtesy ENDI.com)

This article was translated and edited from ENDI.com

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The former Major League player will debut this Friday in front of Cayey when visiting Aibonito

Juan “Igor” González said that it is “a privilege” to assume the managing of the Toritos de Cayey in Double A Baseball. González was offered the opportunity after the team lost its first two games of the season and the manager,  José Ponce resigned.

This Friday, González will debut with the Toritos when he replaces Ponce as manager. The former Major League player lead the Grays of Humacao to a championship season in 2021. But differences with the owner. Ricardo Fernández caused him to leave during the offseason.

“It is a privilege to be the director of the Toritos de Cayey, one of the most picturesque franchises that Double A Baseball has in Puerto Rico, with a fan base that deserves no less, a management that moved heaven and earth to hire me,” González said. in a statement from the Baseball Federation.

“Cayey’s team is a super team. The fact that in a young season they are 0-2, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The Central Division is one of the toughest in Double A. We all have to row to the same side in the team if we want success”, stated González, who previously directed the Bravos de Cidra in the same division.

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