Pavel Hernández pitched effectively for 5⅔ innings of Aguascalientes 6-3 win in their second game of a double-header against Veracruz. The Cuban righty allowed three runs via five hits and struck out six to watch his ERA fall to 4.63 on the.
Albert Lara and his Cuban-American counterpart JC Escarra combined for eight hits, four RBIs and four runs scored to key a Unión Laguna 14-9 thrashing of Tabasco. The infielders are hitting .338 and .291 respectively.
Yadir Drake drove in a run via an eighth inning single to help cement a Yucatán 8-7 victory over Monclova. The Cuban slugger has now driven in 62 runs and is also hitting a robust .351 on the campaign.
🔥¡EL DE SIEMPRE HACIENDO LO DE SIEMPRE! 🐈⬛✅
— Leones de Yucatán (@leonesdeyucatan) July 28, 2023
Cuban action on the evening:
Pavel Hernández (P) (W, 2-2) 5.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R. 3 ER, 6 K, 3 Hr, ERA 4.63 (Rieleros)
Félix Pérez (1B) 4-0, Ave .269 (Toros)
Peter O´Brien 3-0, BB, Ave .330 (Pericos)*
Roel Santos (CF) 3-2, R, BB, K, Ave .315 (Olmecas)
Maikel Serrano (LF) 3-2, R, RBI, K, Ave .292 (Olmecas)
Albert Lara (2B) 5-4, 2B, 3 R, RBI, Ave .338 (Algodoneros)
JC Escarra (1B) 5-4, R, 3 RBI, K, Ave .291 (Algodoneros)*
Yadir Drake (1B) 4-1, R, RBI, K, Ave .351 (Leones)
Yadiel Hernández (LF) 4-0, Ave .284 (Sultanes)
Henry Urrutia (1B) 4-0, K, Ave .297 (Saraperos)
Yuniesky Larduet (LF) 6-3, 2 R, RBI, K, Ave .276 (Piratas)
Yosmany Guerra (DH) 3-2, 2 2B, 4 R, 3 RBI, 2 BB, Ave .333 (Piratas)