Angel Valdes | December 28, 2022
Pitcher Yusniel Padrón was intractable on the mound by not allowing annotations in six innings and was supported by a 14-hit offense as the Atlánticos from Bocas del Toro and Colón achieved their ninth straight victory by beating the Águilas Metropolitanas 12 runs to 2 on matchday 13 of the Panamanian Professional Baseball League (Probeis).
The Atlantics built their victory with two runs in the third inning, one in the fifth, two more in the sixth inning, a dash in the seventh and a 6-run rally in the eighth inning, while the Metropolitans scored their only two runs. in the seventh inning.
Padrón threw 6 solid innings without allowing runs, he only had 3 hits and struck out 7 to claim the victory “Today I had a good start and thanks to the offense that was very good, I knew how to handle my pitching better, I was locating the fastballs well and using my change a lot, we continue working to achieve the results” said Padrón after the game.
The Los Atlánticos offense was led by Enrique Valdez who went 2-for-2, a double, a run scored and three RBIs: Joshwan Wright went 3-for-5, a double, a run scored and two RBIs, while Edgar Muñoz, Iván González, Camryn Williams, Louis Pelletier, David Hollie and Bates Parker each drove in a run.
For the Eagles Eduardo Vaughan went 1-4 with two RBIs; Jeffer Patiño 3-1 with a run scored and Gerald Chin 4-1 with a run run. The starter Luis Ramos charged with the defeat that five innings scored three runs with seven hits, struck out eight and gave a walk.
Now Los Atlánticos de Bocas del Toro and Colon have records of 9 wins and 4 losses, while the Águilas Metropolitanas have a record of 5 wins and 8 losses.