Yunesky Maya shines on the mound with México City. (+Mexican League Report)

Although he took the loss, his first of the season, Yunesky Maya was dominant on the mound last night. The righty from Pinar del Río, Cuba pitched six strong innings where he only gave up one earned run and struck out four.

Monterrey scored on the Cuban via a Jan Hernández that brought in Víctor Mendoza to give the Sultanes a 1-0 victory over the Diablos Rojos.

Maya who was pitching in the Mexican League for the first time since 2019 when he was with the Saraperos de Saltillo, but this time he has started the season on a stronger note. The hurler for his part had a strong winter winning the ERA in the Dominican Winter League with the Águilas Cibaeñas.

During his time in México with Aguascalientes, Saltillo and México City has a 1-3 record with a 4.50 ERA and 16 K’s.

Cubans in the Mexican League this season:

Yoennis Yera LHP Olmecas de Tabasco

Carlos Juan Viera RHP Olmecas de Tabasco

Maikel Serrano IF-OF Olmecas de Tabasco

Roel Santos OF Olmecas de Tabasco

Raico Santos OF Olmecas de Tabasco

Luis Medina IF Pericos de Puebla

Peter O’Brien OF Pericos de Puebla

Josúan Hernández IF-OF Piratas de Campeche

Henry Urrutia 1B-DH Saraperos de Saltillo

José Miguel Fernández 1B-DH Saraperos de Saltillo

Ariel Miranda LHP Saraperos de Saltillo

Odrisamer Despaigne RHP Mariachis de Guadalajara

Dariel Álvarez OF Mariachis de Guadalajara

Yadir Drake IF-OF Leones de Yucatán

Lázaro Alonso 1B-OF Leones de Yucatán:

Onelki García LHP Leones de Yucatán:

Yoanner Negrín RHP Leones de Yucatán

Félix Pérez OF-1B Toros de Tijuana

Jesús Balaguer RHP Sultanes de Monterrey

Lázaro Blanco RHP Bravos de León

Yunesky Maya RHP Diablos Rojos de México City

Lázaro Hernández IF-OF Tigres de Quintana Roo

Albert Lara IF-OF Union Laguna Algodoneros

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