In nine of the last 14 seasons of the LMB, the team that won the first game ended up proclaiming itself the winner of the King’s Series, so Leones have that statistic in their favor
MEXICO – The Yucatan lions they were imposed in the first game of the King’s Series in view of Tijuana bulls. The Yucatecan ninth took an important step in their aspirations to be crowned champion by having history on their side.
In nine of the last 14 seasons of the Mexican Baseball League, the team that won the first game ended up proclaiming itself the winner of the King’s Series. In this way, Yucatan he would be closer to winning a new Mexican League title, his second in three years.
Among the teams that have been crowned champions between 2006 and 2019 after winning the first match of the King’s Series are: Yucatan (2018), Tijuana (2017), Quintana Roo (2015, 2013 and 2011), Red Devils (2014 and 2008) and Saltillo (2010 and 2009).
On the other hand, Lions seeks to be the first team since 2014 that after winning the inaugural commitment of the series as a visitor, manages to lift the title. From 2006 to date, Diablos Rojos and Saltillo are the only squads that started the series winning away from home and managed to stay with the King’s Series.
Regarding the possibilities of Tijuana to be crowned champion of the Mexican Baseball League, the Bulls They need to show a better level than they showed in the first game against Yucatán and if they succeed they would have many options to overcome the series because between 2006 and 2019, five teams that lost the opening match managed to reverse the situation and were crowned.
This Tuesday, the second game of the King’s Series at the Chevron Stadium at 9:05 p.m. in Mexico City. On the part of Yucatán, Yoanner Negrin will be the launcher while Carlos Hernandez He will be the one who jumps to the hill for the Bulls.