The Yucatán ninth won again in Tijuana and came close to the conquest of the Zaachila Cup
TIJUANA – Cubans Yadir Drake, with a ‘Grand Slam’ and Yoanner Negrín, with outstanding work as a pitcher, led the performance of the Yucatan lions, winners 7-1 over the Tijuana bulls in the Mexican baseball final.
In a duel concluded in the early hours of this Wednesday, the Lions from Puerto Rican mentor Luis Matos added their second win in two starts and came within two wins of winning the season title.
Negrín got off to a slow start and allowed a run in the first inning; Dominican Junior Lake doubled, advanced on a wild pitch from the Caribbean and scored on a Gabriel Gutierrez grounder.
The Havana pitcher was slow to impose conditions. In the second act he admitted a double by Xorge Carrillo and a single by Daniel Castro, but he recovered, hung up the zero and from there he put the Bulls.
Yucatan he lacked timely hitting in the first third of the game. In the fifth act, the team rebelled and decided the game with a five-run bouquet with singles by Humberto Sosa, Sebastián Valle and José Juan Aguilar, a ticket from Jorge Flores, who tied the duel 1-1, and a home run with a bases loaded. from Drake, who made the score 5-1.
The Lions they added two runs in the seventh act, RBIs with a hit by Italian Alex Liddi, and confirmed the triumph of Negrín, who allowed six hits and one run in seven innings of labor. The American Carlos Hernández lost.
This Wednesday will be a travel day and on Thursday the series will resume in Merida,
– Toros De Tijuana (@TorosDeTijuana) September 8, 2021