93 F
Monday, August 2, 2021

Leones sweep Union Laguna decisively, 14-3

Recent headlines

New permit allows restaurants in Yucatán to stay open longer

Yucatán's state government has announced that restaurants will now be allowed to remain for one hour longer, until 11 pm.

Will Yucatán’s love for cheese beat out its fear of COVID-19?

Event organizers have been quick to point out that they will be following all sanitary protocols, to protect vendors and patrons from COVID-19. 

Looking to buy ceramics? Look no further than Ticul

When entering the town on the road from the nearby town of Muna, you will notice a string of several shops ceiling ceramic crafts, plates, ornaments, and pots. 
Yucatán Magazine
Sign up for the Yucatán Roundup, a free newsletter, which delivers the week's top headlines every Monday.
Jose Samayoa allowed only a couple of runs and struck out four in six innings on Thursday. Photo: Leones

Torreon, Coahuila — Walter Ibarra and Humberto Sosa produced nine runs, and the Leones de Yucatan hit four homers in one inning, to win with authority 14-3 Thursday against the Algodoneros de Union Laguna. Yucatan swept the three-game series with the win.

Ibarra showed his power with the wood by going 3-4 with five RBIs, short of a double to complete “the cycle.”

Starting pitcher Jose Samayoa earned his fourth win of the year by going six innings allowing two runs, striking out four. He was impeccably relieved by Yucatan native Carlos Pech in his first appearance of the season, and Tony Amezcua, who got the last three outs.

Yucatan overtook the Laguneros with two fierce attacks of five and eight runs to take solitary possession at the top South Conference.

The Leones rallied beginning in the third inning with five runs led by the red-hot Walter Ibarra, Jose Juan Aguilar’s sacrifice fly, and Alex Liddi’s extra-base hit that scored two runs and who later scored.

A triple by Ibarra produced the fourth inning’s sixth run. Two innings later, the Spaniard sentenced the game with a powerful eight-claw rally.

In that decisive rally, Humberto Sosa hit two home runs, and Walter Ibarra and Art Charles joined him with panoramic shots out of the park to add four in the same inning.

Union Laguna’s Niuman Romero, with a double at the bottom of the sixth, brought home a run. The loss went to Cuban pitcher Reinier Roibal, who in 2.1 innings was responsible for five runs.

The Leones today (Friday) head to Saltillo for a new three-game series against the Saraperos at 7:30 p.m. Scheduled to start for Yucatan is Jesse Estrada, facing Sergio Miter. The game will be broadcast live by and internetv.

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
0 0 5
1 0 8
0 0 0
14 16 0
0 0 0
2 0 1
0 0 0
3 6 1

PG: Samayoa (4-2)

PD: Roibal (0-1)

SV: None

HR: Sosa 2 (6), Ibarra (2), Charles (1) for YUC; Romero (2) for LAG

More news

A new way of looking at Yucatán’s famed Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá has gone from being thought of as simply one of many Mayan cities to nearly synonymous with Maya civilization itself.

Mérida will replace its airport with a new one, governor confirms

The Mérida International Airport in 2020 was in midst of a huge expansion and renovation. Photo: Sipse Mérida's...

Fundamental Arquitectura and the art of taking it slow

Zaida and Orlando have been creating narrative-heavy spaces in Mérida since 2015. With an important emphasis on public spaces, they have recycled iconic spaces of the city into new forms of living.

Progreso has welcomed its first cruise in over 16 months

Although only approximately 300 passengers disembarked from the ship, local and state authorities hailed the arrival of the Breeze as a victory and sign that Yucatán’s cruising industry is finally beginning to recover.