Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Industriales advance to finals

Maicel Diaz

Based on a stellar performance by southpaw Maicel Diaz and an offensive barrage of 20 hits in a game shortened to eight innings due to the mercy rule, the Industriales -- Cuba's premiere team -- has advanced to the finals of the XLVI National Baseball Series by defeating La Habana by the socre of 10-0. Maicel only allowed four hits. In the first seven innings only two men reached first base on hits and he only gave up one base on balls.

In the Oriental group, Villa Clara now leads the avispas of Santiago de Cuba, two games to one.

Both Granma and Juventud Rebelde are making it possible to follow the play by play live.

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