Jose Luis Lopez Sado | Photo: Roberto Morejon
Camaguey and Santiago de Cuba do not want to give in, and with their respective wins this Saturday they kept their draw at the top of the LIX National Baseball Series, which settles the fourth sub-series of the second stage.
At the Candido Gonzalez stadium, the Agramontinos Bulls beat the Yumurino Crocodiles 7-0, with laudable monticular task of the left-hander Dariel Gongora, who threw 7.0 innings to the beat of four hits and seven strikeouts, to signify his seventh success of the season .
The agramontinos highlighted the bat Luis Gonzalez, who went 3-2, and Humberto Bravo, who hit 5-2 and drove two runs. He also lost the sinister and reinforcement Guantanamo Dairon Gongora.
Meanwhile, the Santiago wasps gave Industriales knockout 10-0 in 7.0 innings, in the Latin American park, with ruthless offense of 15 hits and offensive preponderance for the fourth bat and initialist Edilse Silva, who went 4-3, included his thirteenth homer, leader in that department, and four trailers.
He won the left-handed Ulfrido Garcia, who threw full to the rhythm of five singles and fondled the four sinister hitters who, once again, successively employed the mentor King Vicente Anglada, a strategy that has not favored him in this second stage of the season.
And in his Julio Antonio Mella stadium, the Las Tunas team lost 4-7 in the lower part of the eighth inning, in which they made decisive six-race bouquet to beat Camaguey 10-7 and send it to the second position.
The Holguin player Yordan Manduley gave his face for the offense of the Woodcutters, hitting 5-2 and chartered four runs to the plate. In lost cause, Yusniel Ibanez hit a home run with full bases to remain as the driving leader (62), one more than Santiago's Edilse Silva.
With success, reliever Yacel Labrada was raised, while also the rescuer Reemberto Barreto carried the reverse.
After these results, Bulls and Wasps settle at the top with a balance of 35 wins and 21 losses, while Crocodiles appear behind (34-22). Then there is a tie between Elephants and Lumberjacks (33-23), and the capital Lions occupy the sixth and last place (29-27).