The Bulls do the feat and conquer the King Series

The Bulls do the feat and conquer the King Series

After three defeats, Tijuana comes from behind and with four wins in a row achieves its second championship of the Mexican Baseball League

TIJUANA – The Tijuana bulls made history in the Mexican Baseball League by becoming the second team to come back from a 3-0 defeat to win the King’s Series, by defeating three runs to zero at the Yucatan lions in the seventh game, which was transmitted by the platform of Star +.

With that result, the border ninth won the second championship in its existence and left the long-haired ones on the road, who were looking to reach five titles in their history.

The Bulls lost the first three games of the series, but won from the fourth, two of them as visitors, and this day they closed with a flourish at home to obtain the award.

In the meeting, Peter O´Brien was in charge of putting those of Tijuana with a home run in the third inning to make it 1-0 and in the fifth the difference widened when Leandro Castro hit left field unstoppable to drive Daniel Castro and thus put the scoreboard 2-0.

The third for the locals came in the seventh and with it the story was written since the confrontation ended 3-0, after those of Yucatan they had no answer. Pitcher Teddy Stankiewicz took the win and Jake Thompson took the loss.

First baseman Efrén Navarro was designated as the MVP in the Serie del Rey, then it was key in the offensive of the Tijuana bulls.

During the season, the work of manager Homar Rojas stood out, who was fired at the beginning of the campaign by the Sultans of Monterrey and closed with the crown in what was the third appearance of the Bulls on the King’s Series.

The Tijuana team had its first appearance in the King’s Series in 2016, when they faced the Pericos de Puebla who took the victory 4-2, but soon the revenge came to the horns.

The latter because in 2017 they reached the last instance to face the Puebla team again, which they beat 4-1 and thus came the first championship for the institution.

Now, they took the victory before Lions, which allowed them to become the second team to overcome a 3-0 against, after the first to achieve it had been the Charros de Jalisco.

On that occasion that team had lost in the first three games against the Saraperos de Saltillo, but they achieved the feat to become champion in the 1971 season.

All the activity of the Serie del Rey 2021 between Bulls and Lions we follow her through Star +.

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