Tijuana, Baja California (TorosDeTijuana.com-Armando Esquivel).- Toros de Tijuana fell short in their comeback attempt and fell 3-2 to Bravos de León, opening a series in the friendly confines of Chevron Stadium.
The Leon team made its three runs in the top of the fourth inning with RBI singles from Daniel Cornejo and Carlos Rivero, in addition, Joey Terdoslavich raised to center field for Tomo Otosaka to score with “step and run”.
The “onslaught” cut their deficit during their turn in the seventh set when, with two outs, José Guadalupe Chávez and Junior Lake linked hits that propelled Amadeo Zazueta and Adalberto Carrillo to the register for the 3-2 that prevailed until the end.
With the defeat, the reigning champion left his record at 24-13 in second place in the North Zone, hunting the leader Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos.
ON THE MOUNTAIN
Tanner Anderson opened for Toros de Tijuana and lasted six and two-thirds innings for three runs, six hits, four chocolates and a couple of walks. In the end, the American right-hander took the loss.
In his relief, Carlos Hernández took out the last third of the seventh chapter and also covered the eighth episode, leaving his place to Jesús Pirela for the last step.
The winner in the center of the diamond was Leuris Gómez by keeping everything under control during the first five innings, reporting no runs, four hits, two walks and five strikeouts.
He was helped by Bradley Gonzales, Anibal Cervantes for two runs in the seventh inning, Alex Reyes and Matt Pobereyko with the save.
Toros de Tijuana will seek to match the series tomorrow when they return to the Chevron stadium to face Bravos de León starting at 7:35 p.m.
In turn will be the arms of Nick Struck for the Tijuana team and Thomas Melgarejo for the squad from the shoal.
TEAM 123 456 789 C H E
León 003 000 000 3 7 1
Tijuana 000 000 200 2 9 2
Winning pitcher: Leuris Gomez (1-0)
Pitcher defeated: Tanner Anderson (2-4)
Rescue: Matt Pobereyko (8)
Assistance: 8 thousand 241 fans
duration: 3 hours and 19 minutes
Ampayers: Manuel Carrillo (H), Lamberto Zavala (1B), Carlos León (2B) and Jesús López Miller (3B)