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01/15/2006 Archived Entry: "45TH CUBAN NATIONAL SERIES NEWS"
45TH CUBAN NATIONAL SERIES NEWS BY CUBANO
YADEL MARTÍ STOPPED LAS TUNAS
It took Industriales 5 tries to beat Las Tunas thanks to a great relief by Yadel Martí, who replaced starting pitcher Dainys García. Marti entered the game in the 8th with 2 runners on and no outs with the game in favor of the Lions 6x4 in front of more than 40 thousands fans.
Marti was rocked in Las Tunas allowing 10 hits and 8 ER, but this time he strikeout Lázaro Ortiz, Quila and pinch hitter Jonhson. Carlos Tabares and veteran Enrique Díaz homer.
GUANTÁNAMO WITH LESTAPIER-DIGURNAY BEAT LA ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD AGAIN
The Guantánamo Indians pitchers had good performances for second day in a row to beat the Grapefruit Croppers. Yandri Lestapier and Alexander Digurnay combined to win 3 x 1. Roberquis Videaux (2 RBI) and Andrés de la Torre (1 RBI) led the Indians.
JONDER MARTINEZ, KENY RODRÍGUEZ AND JOSE GARCÍA COMBINED IN COWBOYS VICTORY
Righties Kenny Rodríguez and José A. García had good relief appearances helping the Habana Cowboys beat Camaguey Ceramists 7 x 4.
Michel Rodríguez hit his 4th HR of the season
ÁNGEL PEÑA GAVE SANCTI SPÍRITUS THE VICTORY VERSUS CIEGO DE AVILA
RHP Ángel Peña pitched his best game as a starter helping Sancti Spíritus beat the Tigers 2x1.
Cuban team members Eriel Sánchez homer and Frederich Cepeda and Yunieski Gourriel doubled.
HOLGUÍN BEAT THE METROPOLITAN WARRIORS TWICE
The Holguin Hounds recorded 2 wins against the Warriors with scores of 4x1 and 3x2. The victories were for pitchers Luis Miguel Rodríguez and Javier Fernández.
Starley Sánchez had 3 of the 5 Warriors hits.
The losing pitcher was veteran René Espín who allowed HR to Juan Rondon and a 3 run bomb to Franklyn Aballe.
In the second game, Javier Fernández pitched 7 innings and allowed 2 ER on Jocquel Gil homer.
The losing pitcher was veteran lefty Heriberto Collazo who allowed 3 runs in 7 IP.
WITH THE PITCHING OF BAÑOS AND HOMERS FROM CASTRO AND RAMÍREZ PINAR DEL RIO WON
Vladimir Baños allowed 4 singles and Arturo Castro and Cuban team member Alexei Ramírez homers Pinar del Río beat Santiago de Cuba 6x0.
GRANMA SORRELS APPLIED THE MERCY RULE TO THE MATANZAS COCODRILES FOR A SECONG DAY IN A ROW
The Sorrels beat the Cocodriles 11x1 led by young RHP Yanier González who won his 7th game of the season. Gonzalez allowed 1 run on 7 hits. He pitched 6 innings striking out 6 and walking 1.
VILLA CLARA IS JUST 2 GAMES BEHING LEADER LAS TUNAS
With 12 hits, the Orange Growers beat the Cienfuegos Shrimps 7x5. Eduardo Paret homer against Adiel Palma. Palma could not make pass the 2nd inning.
Adonis García (5-3) and Dayán Viciedo (4-2) were the best Villa Clara hitters.,
Shrimp Osvaldo Arias hit a 2 run homer.