JC Escarra’s perfect night leads Tijuana to victory. ( +Mexican League Report)

JC Escarra had a perfect night in the first game of Tijuana’s 6-4 series split with Aguascalientes. The Cuban-American slugger went yard in the first inning, drove in a run and scored a run.

In the second game Aguascalientes defeated Tijuana 3-2, but Escarra also connected on two hits in three at-bats and also scored a run. The native of Miami now hits .296 and has driven in three runs on the campaign.

Yadir Drake collected four hits in five trips to the plate and knocked in three runs in Yucatán’s 11-4 victory over Veracruz. The “Black Panther” as he is known by the Cuban faithful now hits a robust .340 on the season.

Cuban action on the night:

JC Escarra (RF) 3-3, HR, 2 RBI, R (1er Juego) 3-2, R, BB (2do juego) (Toros)

Pavel Hernández (P) (L, 1-2) 2.2 INN, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, K, HR, ERA 5.54, 65 L – 40 S (Rieleros)

Raico Santos (RF) 3-1, RBI, BB, K, Ave .143 (Tigres)

Yuniesky Larduet (LF) 3-0, BB, Ave .274 (Piratas)

Yosmany Guerra 4-1, R, Ave .333 (Piratas)

Carlos Juan Viera (P) (L, 3-2) 3.0 INN. 11 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 3 K, 2 HR, ERA 4.12, 53 L- 39 S (Olmecas)

Roel Santos (LF) 4-2, Ave .295 (Olmecas)

Maikel Serrano (DH) 4-2, Ave .256 (Olmecas)

Luis Medina (PH) 1-0, Ave .161 (Olmecas)

Peter O’Brien (LF) 5-2, 2B, R, RBI, 2 K, Ave .344 (Pericos)

Yadiel Hernández (LF) 4-1, 3 K, Ave .293 (Sultanes)

Lázaro Blanco (P) 5.0 INN, H, R, ER, 3 BB, 2 K, ERA 5.29, 82 L- 45 S (Bravos)

Henry Urrutia (1B) 3-0, 2 K, Ave .300 (Saraperos)

Yadir Drake (1B) 5-4, 2B, 3 RBI, R, Ave .340 (Sultanes)

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