Henry Urrutia went yard for the 12th time on the season in his three trips to the plate and drove in a run to do his part in Saltillo’s 4-3 win over Guadalajara. The defending league batting champion is now hitting .299 and has knocked in 41 runs on the season.
Peter O’Brien collected two hits in four at-bats and drove in two runs in Puebla’s 10-3 thrashing of Campeche. The Cuban-American slugger who is having a career year is now batting .352 and leads the LMB with a 1.093 OPS.
Yuniesky Larduet and Yosmany Guerra combined for three hits and two RBIs in a loss for the Piratas. The two speedsters hit .289 and .339 respectively on the campaign.
¡𝗦𝗖𝗢𝗢𝗕𝗬 𝗗𝗢𝗢 𝗣𝗔𝗣𝗔́! 💣 💥 .
Retoma la ventaja con cuadrangular 👏🤩.
— Saraperos de Saltillo (@ClubSaraperos) June 30, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Yadiel Hernández (LF) 3-0, K, Ave .307 (Sultanes)
Henry Urrutia (1B) 3-1, HR, R, RBI, Ave .299 (Saraperos)
Peter 0’Brien (LF) 4-2, RBI, Ave .352 (Pericos)
Yuniesky Larduet (LF) 5-2, RBI, K, Ave .289 (Piratas)
Yosmany Guerra (SS) 2-1, RBI, K, Ave .339 (Piratas)
Lázaro Blanco (P) 5.2 INN, 7 H, 4 ER, 4 R, BB, 3 K, Hr, ERA 5.67, 93 L – 64 S (Bravos)
Lázaro Alonso (1B) 4-2, Hr,, 3 RBI, R, BB, Ave .114 (Leones)
Yadir Drake (RF) 5-2, RBI, R, K, Ave .328 (Leones)