El pitcher cubano Yoanni Yera, del equipo mexicano Olmecas de Tabasco. Foto: poderycritica.com

Baseball: Cuban Yoanni Yera wins without allowing hits or runs in the professional league of Mexico

The cuban pitcher Yoennis Yera pitched this Wednesday a game without allowing hits or runs —no hit no run— to underpin the 2-0 victory of the Olmecas de Tabasco over the Generales de Durango, in the Mexican Baseball League (LMB).

The left-hander from killings He combined his speed shipments with other breaking ones and was almost always above the batters to hang a historic zero to the Generals, in a duel shortened to seven innings, according to a report from the agency EFE.

The lefty yumurino achieved the feat in a clash in which just a gift ticket spoiled the perfect game. In addition, he struck out 10 of the batters he faced to record his sixth win this season and lower his ERA to 2.94.

Yera was well supported by his teammates from the batter’s box, especially by his Caribbean compatriots, who were key in the decision to win with a couple of runs in the fourth inning, points out the Spanish medium.

Granma outfielder Roel Santos singled and stole second and third base, after which Dominican Ramón Hernández received a base on balls and Cuban Maikel Serrano hit a two-run triple, the publication states.

The Olmecas now have 32 wins and 27 losses, a balance that places them in third place in the southern division, two and a half games behind the leader Pericos de Puebla.

The performances of the Cubans Yera, Santos and Serrano confirmed the outstanding performances of the representatives of Cuban baseball in the season, points out EFE.

Las Tunas Henry Urrutia, who plays with the Saraperos de Saltillo, leads the batters with an average of .437, with Roel Santos in fourth place (.421). Urrutia is also the pointer in hits (104) and third in doubles (21).

Meanwhile, Santos is second in triples (5) and Félix Pérez, born in the Isle of Youth, is first in home runs, tied with Puerto Rican Danny Ortiz, both with 26. Pérez is also third in RBIs, with 73.

Meanwhile, among pitchers, Yoennis Yera himself is third in wins, with six, and in strikeouts, with 68, a performance that makes him stand out among the best pitchers in the tournament.

EFE / OnCuba

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