Lions shut out by Cubs as Holguín completes sweep

Yusmel Velázquez shut down the Lions

Thursday may have been the worst day for the Industriales Lions this season.

BOXSCORE

The Cubs completed a sweep of the Lions with a 1-0 win on Thursday night, sweeping the 12 time champions for the first time this season.

The game was all about pitching, Yusmel Velázquez (1-1) struck out four in eight and two-thirds scoreless innings, while closer Yuniel García (1) struck out Josuan Hernández in the ninth, saving his first game.

Velázquez outpitched Pedro Durán (1-1), who allowed one run over six innings in his second start this season.

Luis Castro doubled in the second inning bringing Lázaro Bent home, with the only run of the game.

With the loss, Industriales moved down to the second place for the first time in the 54 National Series.

CAV 7, CMG 4

BOXSCORE

The Lions defeat combined with the Tigers win, 7-4, over Camagüey in Thursday afternoon, reaching its seventh straight victory, to ascend to the top of the standings.

Ciego completed a sweep of Camagüey, scoring six runs in the top of the sixth. In the inning, Humberto Morales hit a Grand Slam to give the Tigers a decisive 5-1 lead.

Dachel Duquesne (1-1) pitched six and two thirds innings allowing three runs on seven hits, while struck out two and walked one, for his first win of the season.

Arbelio Quiróz (0-1 ) was charged with the loss allowing 5 runs over five one third innings.

MORE RESULTS, THURSDAY, OCT 2
STADIUM, MATCHUP FINAL
Héroes del Mayabeque, STGO. DE CUBA 4, MAYABEQUE 1 BOXSCORE
Augusto C. Sandino, LAS TUNAS 0, VILLA CLARA 4 (GAME 1) BOXSCORE
Augusto C. Sandino, LAS TUNAS 4, VILLA CLARA 1 (GAME 2) BOXSCORE
Cristóbal Labra, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD 8, GUANTANAMO 1 BOXSCORE
Victoria de Girón, CIENFUEGOS 1, MATANZAS 11 (7 INN) BOXSCORE
José A. Huelga, GRANMA @ SANCTI SPIRITUS SUSPENDED
26 de Julio, PINAR DEL RIO 4, ARTEMISA 3 BOXSCORE

 

 

 
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