Yoennis Yera continues to be masterful in the Liga Mexicana de Béisbol, the lefty from Matanzas, Cuba hurled five scoreless innings in last night’s 3-0 shutout of Quintana Roo. With that performance Yera has not allowed an earned run in 11 straight innings. The crafty lefty also struck out five and watched his ERA descend to 2.06. Maikel Serrano help his compatriot with two hits and an RBI.
Peter O’Brien keyed an 11-4 thrashing of Oaxaca by Puebla by going downtown and driving two runs. The Cuban-American slugger is second in the Liga Mexicana de Béisbol with 11 homeruns and is third with a 1.148 OPS. The Cuban-American slugger no has 28 runs batted in on the season.
Félix Pérez stroked his league leading 14th roundtripper on the season and drove three runs to lead Tijuana to a 9-2 win over Yucatán. The reigning league MVP is also third in the LMB with 36 RBIs.
— Pericos de Puebla (@Pericos_Oficial) June 3, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Yoennis Yera (P) W(3-1), 5.1 INN, 5 H, 5 K, ERA 2.06, 83 L – 56 S (Olmecas)
Roel Santos (LF) 5-1, R, Ave .245 (Olmecas)
Maikel Serrano (DH) 4-2, RBI, K, Ave .250 (Olmecas)
Peter O’Brien (LF) 5-2, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R, Ave .350 (Pericos)
Luis Medina (PH) 1-0, K, Ave .185 (Pericos)
Henry Urrutia (1B) 2-1, 2 R, 2 BB, Ave .272 (Saraperos)
Yuniesky Larduet (LF) 4-2, RBI, R, BB, 2 K, Ave .327 (Piratas)
Yosmani Guerra (SS) 4-2, R, BB, Ave .347 (Piratas)
Jesus Balaguer (P) 0.2 INN, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, K, ERA 14.73 (Rieleros)
Yoanner Negrín (P) (L, 4-3)3.2 INN, 7 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, HR, ERA 6.28, 85 L- 52 S (Leones)
Yadir Drake (RF) 3-0, BB, Ave .339 (Leones)
Félix Pérez (1B) 5-3, HR, 3 RBI, R, Ave .275 (Toros)