The Second Half for Cuba Begins

Cuba begins its eight team round robin to get to the final four teams for a playoff.  The Sancti Spiritus Roosters start the season in the top spot.  They got off to a good start with a 6-0 win over Pinar del Rio, Ismel Jimenez improving his record to 10-0 in Cuban play when he threw seven innings of shutout ball.  Eriel Sanchez stroked a 3-run homer for the Roosters and Yunieski Gourriel drove in three runs with a double.  Sanchez took a loss in one of his two WBC starts.

Wilber Perez continued his domination tossing six innings of shutout ball in the Isla dela Juventud’s 6-0 win over the defending champion Ciego de Avila.  You can follow all the Cuban action here:

The eight teams left to finish out the season are 1) Sancti Spiritus, 2) Cienfuegos, 3) Idustriales, 4) Matanzas, 5) Isla dela Juventud, 6) Villa Clara, 7) Ciego de Avila 8) Pinar del Rio.

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