King’s Series: Liz and Stankiewicz are the starting pitchers

King's Series: Liz and Stankiewicz are the starting pitchers

Tijuana Bulls and Yucatán Lions open the King’s Series this Monday at Chevron Stadium

MEXICO – Dominican right-hander Radhames Liz , of the Yucatan lions, will face the American right-hander on Monday Teddy stankiewicz, of the Tijuana bulls at the beginning of the final of the Mexican Baseball League.

At the Chevron Stadium, in Tijuana, border with the United States, the Toros of the manager Homar Rojas will try to take advantage as locals in the first two games of the series, for which they will have to save two Caribbean obstacles, Liz, this Monday in the first game and the Cuban Yoanner Negrín , Tuesday in the second.

Stankiewicz, who played with Mexico the Tokyo OlympicsHe will try to dominate the Lions with his good fastball, his ‘slider’, the change of ball and his good curve, but he will have to maintain good control and try to be at the top in the counts against a powerful lineup.

The Lions from the Puerto Rican mentor Luis Matos They come at a great time and will look to impose conditions with a lineup led by outfielder Norberto Obeso, second baseman Walter Ibarra, Cuban outfielder Yadir Drake, designated hitter Luis Juárez and Italian third baseman Alex Liddi.

Liz, the season’s full-game leader, has a 90+ mile fastball that pairs well with the sinker, the slider, the curve and a poisonous change in speed.

With those tools, the pitcher will try to dominate the powerful offense of the Bulls in which his compatriots, the outfielders, excel. Junior Lake, second of the lineup, and Leandro castro, fourth, and in which appear the Mexicans Isaaac Rodríguez, outfielder, Gabriel Gutiérrez, designated hitter and the American Efrén Navarro, left fielder.

The series, which will conclude when one of the two rivals wins four times, will be played on Monday and Tuesday in Tijuana and on Thursday and Friday in Yucatán, home of the Lions. If necessary, the fifth meeting will be in Yucatán and the next two in Tijuana.

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