Yadir Drake went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to be the catalyst in Yucatán’s 13-10 victory of Saltillo in the second game of a double-header. The slugger who is hitting .358 on the campaign has also driven in 17 runs. Saltillo took the first game of the twin billing 4-3.
In the battle between Félix Pérez and Roel Santos, the speedster from Granma came out victorious. The outfielder collected three hits, knocked in two runs and scored twice in Tabasco’s 5-4 win over Tijuana. Félix Pérez went yard a league leading 10th time in a loss, the reigning league MVP is also now fourth in the LMB with 29 RBIs.
The recently signed Luis Avilés made his debut in the Liga Mexicana de Béisbol going 0-for-4 in Aguascalientes 11-1 loss to Monterrey. For the winning Sultanes Yadiel Hernández drove in a run via a sacrifice fly in the 7th inning of the game and swatted a double, while also scoring twice in three trips to the plate. The outfielder saw his average jump to .241 on the season.
¡EL NIÑOOOO POR TODO EL JARDÍN CENTRAL en Tabasco para empatar el encuentro y son 20 juegos consecutivos conectando HOME RUN!
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— Toros De Tijuana 🐃 (@TorosDeTijuana) May 25, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Yadiel Hernández (MTY) 3-1,2B,RBI,2R, .241 (Sultanes)
Roel Santos (TAB) 4-3,3B,2RBI,2R,BB,(.269)
Maikel Serrano (TAB) 4-0 (.273)
Félix Pérez (TIJ) 4-1, HR,RBI,R (.284)
Albert Lara (UL) 4-0, (.302)
Ariel Miranda (SAL) 4.2IP,6H,3ER, BB,6K, (4.46)
Henry Urrutia (SAL) 6-0,BB (.302)**
Yadir Drake (YUC) 7-3,2B,3RBI,R, (.358)**
Luis Avilés Jr (AGS) 4-0 (.000)
** Double header