Dariel Álvarez continues to hit, but Guadalajara falls.(+Mexican League Report)

Dariel Álvarez collected three hits in four trips to the plate and drove in a run, but Guadalajara was downed by Aguascalientes 9-4. The outfielder from Camagüey, Cuba has started off the season hitting a solid .326 and has driven in six runs in the LMB this season.

Félix Pérez continues to swing a hot lumber. In last night’s game the slugger from the Isle of Youth swatted a run scoring double in the first inning to aid the cause in Tijuana’s 7-5 win over Puebla. Pérez also drew two walks on the evening and watched his average jump to a respectable .271 on the year. The reigning league MVP is fourth in the Mexican circuit with 14 runs knocked in.

Peter O’Brien drove in a run for the Pericos in the loss. The Cuban-American outfielder watched his average fall to .295 on the season and now sports a sterling 1.045. The Miami native also up his RBI count to eight on the campaign.

Cuban action on the night:

Lázaro Hernández (QR) 3-0
Yunieski Larduet (CAM) 5-1,R
Albert Lara (UL) 3-0
Dariel Álvarez (GDL) 4-3,2B,RBI
Roel Santos (TAB) 5-0
Yadir Drake (YUC) 1-0
Lázaro Alonso (YUC) 0-0,BB
Yoanner Negrín (YUC) 3.1IP,6H, 5ER, 2BB,3K
Peter O’Brien (PUE) 4-1,RBI*
Luis Medina (PUE) 3-0,BB
Félix Pérez (TIJ) 3-1,2B,RBI


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