In a match that was suspended yesterday due to rain, Santiago de Cuba beat Cienfuegos 12-0 today by knockout in seven innings and was left alone at the top of the standings of the LXI National Baseball Series that will begin tomorrow. their fifth particular subseries.
In their fiefdom at the Guillermón Moncada stadium, the Wasps hit 12 hits, including home runs by Ariel Benavides, Marlon Serrano and third baseman Adriel Labrada, who reached four homers and became the leader. There was a decisive seven-run cluster in the third act.
The victory went to Ediasbel Valentin, who in 5.2 innings allowed four hits, three strikeouts and three walks.
Now the team led by mentor Eriberto Rosales reached a level of eight wins and two losses, to lead the tournament with a half-game advantage over Mayabeque and one over Ciego de Ávila.
Starting tomorrow, the Wasps will have the Villa Clara Sugar Producers as rivals.