Matanzas Crocodiles defeated the Blue Lions of the capital by a six races , to thereby keep the top of the standings in the 53rd National Baseball in its elite phase.
The run by Victor Mesa came to dance at home and got the spin without many setbacks . In the first inning the speed of Matanzas team , the bad defense of the Industriales team and the «peculiar formation » of Lazaro Vargas opened the home a couple of times visitors .
The Crocodiles continued to show his line of «warriors» and added one in the third by huge homer Yasiel Santoya baseman , one in the fifth and two in the ninth, where Yurisbel Gracial perched on the second section of the stands.
Lefty Yoanis Yera worked from the mound of sighs one of the best games of his life, to work six and one-third , allowed one run and struck out blue once. Only veteran Carlos Tabares could emerge unscathed from the recital of strikeouts. The prickly reinforcement Carlos J. Viera flawlessly pulled the final two innings to earn his rescue 10 of the campaign.
With the tree was unstoppable 3-3 Guillermo Heredia , who seems to be taking its optimal form on offense by Matanzas . While Yasmani Thomas hit two hits in three shifts by the locals.
With this smile Matanzas Crocodiles were alone at the top of the table ( 33-19 ), followed now by Pinar del Río ( 32-20 ), who lost in the second round undefeated after falling 2-1 in 10 innings to Holguín ( 29-23 ) .
Today Matanzas will go for his second victory in the sub – series and commanding the mound to right Yoel Suarez , while the Lions try to leave the wrong time are with three straight losses , for it will have to do much the Camagüey performance Vicyoandri Odelín reinforcement .