The Mexican Baseball League of (LMB) has a new monarch, after the Yucatan Lions They imposed themselves 6-1 to the Sultans of Monterey during the seventh game of the King Seriesdisputed in the Sultan Palace.
In a duel where Jose Martinez was consolidated as the figure in the batting box, the Lions prevailed by a categorical result, which led them to stay with the 2022 edition of the King’s Series, as reported by Informador MX.
Despite being at the home of the Sultans, the Yucatan Lions opened the scoreboard courtesy of José Martínez, as his double caused Norberto Obeso to enter the register to put the southern ninth ahead.
Yucatan Lions began the feat
Hand in hand with their starter, Henderson Álvarez, the long-haired men guided the victory based on timely hitting and keeping the sultan batting at bay, who could not harm the Cuban for eight innings.
After that hairline, the score remained without surprises until the fifth inning, when the Yucatán team hurt the Regios again by repeating the formula, as an RBI single by Martínez brought the second run of the match on Obeso’s spikes.
Two innings later, already in the top of the seventh, José Martínez showed that he was inspired by hitting a three-run homer that practically sealed the game and the title in his favor.
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Obeso and Art Charles were the men that Martínez took ahead with that stick, but there was still another home run by Walter Ibarra to kill any hope of a reaction by Sultanes, who only responded with a home run by Zoilo Almonte. .
In this way, the Lions managed to win the title that had been denied them so much in recent years, because in addition to being the current runners-up in the circuit after losing to Toros de Tijuana last year, in 2019 they lost to the Acereros de Monclova.