Yunesky Maya continues to shine in the Mexican League. Last night the Cuban right-hander toed the mound and once again was dominant. In five innings pitched the hurler gave up four hits and earned run, while retiring five via the strikeout.
The native Pinar del Río was en route by his relief could not hold the lead, México City was still victorious after a six run ninth 11-5. Maya saw his ERA fall to 1.59 and in 11 ⅓ innings patched has fanned 10 batters on the season.
Peter O’Brien swatted his league leading fifth homerun, drove in a run and scored two runs to lead Puebla to 4-0,5-2 wins over Yucatán. The Cuban-American slugger is hitting a robust .344 and has knocked in seven runs after nine games.
Cuban action on the night:
Yadir Drake 6-1, (.333) (Leones de Yucatán)
Lázaro Alonso 5-0,BB,(.000) (Leones de Yucatán)
Peter O’ Brien 6-2, HR,2B,2R,RBI,(.345) (Pericos de Puebla)
Lázaro Hernández (DH) 5-0,(.176) (Tigres de Quintana Roo)
Henry Urrutia (DH) 5-0, (.282) (Saraperos de Saltillo)
Dariel Álvarez (1B) 3-0, K, Ave .290 (Mariachis de Guadalajara)
Félix Pérez (LF) 5-1,2B,RBI,R, (.237) (Toros de Tijuana)
Josuan Hernández (1B) 6-1, RBI, Ave .216 (Piratas de Campeche)
Albert Lara (2B) 4-0,(.143) (Algodoneros de Unión Laguna)
Roel Santos (PH, LF) 0-0,R,BB, (.000) (Olmecas de Tabasco)