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Camagüey prevents to be swept in Cuban Baseball Championship

Camagüey, Sep 22.- The baseball team of this province save itself before that of Artemis, to defeat it five races by four, in the Cándido González of this city, in the continuation of the 57th championship of the national sport in Cuba.

This Thursday, the Bulls billed five entries in the closure of the third, which in the end was enough to defeat their rivals, which in any event were carried the subseries two wins by one.

Leonel Moa (son) hit his first home run with the bases loaded in his career, to define the Camagüey´s victory.

For the winners, José Ramón Rodríguez made an opening of quality, six hits and four runs (two clean) in seven innings, while Frank Madan applied a perfect lock in the last two episodes.

Las Tunas was only three outs for the first time to climb to the top of the standings, when winning 2-1 at Guantánamo and the leader Pinar del Rio had already been knocked out.

But the Indians rebelled and built a cluster of four at the beginning of the ninth to stamp a final score of 5-2 and disrupt the smile of the loggers, which amounted to six wins in a row.

In the decisive inning and after yielding the first out, Guantanamo took a maximum performance to a single, a double, pair of tickets and two errors, to give a tip to the score.

The reliever Frank Navarro tied to the Loggers, one hit and two strikeouts in 2.1 innings to sign just the seventh triumph of the indigenous peoples of the far east of the Island.

Pinar lost his second consecutive series and on this occasion by knockout (10-0 in eight innings), in front of Sancti Spiritus.

The right Yosvany Towers, as the rotation of the Vegueros, had a false start and went to the showers after slaughter of 3.2 entries in which he endured five clean with an equal amount of hits, with four strikeouts and no tickets.

Yoen Socarras covered the route, with only four singles, three strikeouts and perfect control, and the Sancti Spiritus´ Roosters directed the knockout with a cluster of six in the fourth inning and a total of 14 unstoppable attacks with a highlight for the leadoff, Rodoleisi Moreno, 5-3, two scored and couple of trailers.
Industrial was the protagonist of the only swept mid-week, to overcome to Villa Clara 6-3, and extended to seven its string of consecutive wins, which was placed to within a half-game of the tip.

The runner-up in Ciego de Ávila, Matanzas and Santiago de Cuba, located in the posts from the fourth to the seventh, missed the opportunity to improve their position to fall this Thursday before Mayabeque, Granma and Cienfuegos, respectively.

Holguín saved its honor before its guest Isle of Youth, to win 9-1 on 11 unstoppable offensive, led by Geidy Soler, 4-2, home run, three propelled and scored, while Meracles Oris launched opening of seven innings with three hits, a clean and three strikeouts. (Redacción digital/ With information of PL) (Photo taken from