Félix Pérez went yard for the second time in the games, drove in two runs and scored on another occasion in Tijuana 12-10 victory over Puebla. Pérez who is the reigning league MVP, homerun and RBI champ is off to a similar start to the campaign.
Dariel Álvarez had a whale of night for Guadalajara in their 9-1 thrashing of the Saraperos de Saltillo, his ex-squad. The outfielder collected two hits, a double and a triple, all while driving in a run and also scoring on another occasion to help his team’s cause. The native of Camagüey, Cuba has opened the season hitting a robust. 417 to open the season.
Although Quintana Roo fell to Mexico City 8-2, Lázaro Hernández managed to drive in a run and though he did it without collecting a hit. The Cuban third baseman has now driven in three runs on the young season and hits a solid .273.
Cuban action on the night:
Félix Pérez (DH) 4-1 , 3R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB, (.182) (Toros de Tijuana)
Lazaro Hernandez (RF) 3-0, RBI, BB, Ave .273 (Tigres de Quintana Roo)
Dariel Álvarez (RF ) 4-2, 2B, 3B, RBI, R, (.417 ) (Mariachis de Guadalajara)º
Henry Urrutia (1B) 4-0,( .100 )(Saraperos de Saltillo)
Jesus Balaguer (P) 0.1, 5H, 2R, 2 ER, PCL 36.00 (Sultanes de Monterrey)
Josúan Hernández 5-1,(.250) (Piratas de Campeche)
Peter O’Brien (PUE) 3-0 (.454) (Pericos de Puebla)