Cuba’s 52 Baseball Season in Numbers (after 27 games)


Frederich Cepeda and Ismel Jimenez have led Sancti Spiritus performance in Cuba’s 52 baseball national season.

Batting Leaders (after 27 games)

Average: Dairon A. Varona (CMG) .420 (88-37); Runs scored: Frederich Cepeda (SSP) 22; Hits: Ariel Sanchez (MTZ) 40; Doubles: Andy Ibañez (IJV) 14; Triples: Lazaro Rodriguez (CFG) and Frederich Cepeda (SSP) 4; Homeruns: Ernesto Molinet (MAY) 6; Slugging: Frederich Cepeda (SSP) .680; Stolen Bases: Yoelvis Leyva (CFG) 8; RBIs: Frederich Cepeda (SSP) 25; Walks: Alfredo Despaigne (GRA) 28.

Pitching Leaders

Wins: Wilber Perez (IJV) 7; SV: Duniel Ibarra (CFG) 10; GS: Vladimir Garcia (CAV) and Frank Navarro (GTM) 8; CG:  Ismel Jimenez (SSP) 3; Relieved: Felix Fuentes (MTZ) 16; Shutouts: Ismel Jimenez (SSP) 2; ERA Diosdani Castillo (VCL) 0.57 (two runs in 31.1 innings); IP: Vladimir Garcia (CAV) 55, 1; SO: Ismel Jimenez (SSP) 40.

Defense Leaders

Putouts: Jose D. Abreu (CFG) 279; Assists: Erisbel Arruebarruena (CFG) 124; Total Chances: Jose D. Abreu (CFG) 306; Caught stolen: Luis Abel Castro (IJV) 15.

Negative Leaders

SO: Yaisel Medero (CMG) 26; LG: Israel Sanchez (ART), Alberto Soto (GRA) 5; BB: Darién Nuñez (LTU) 27; Defense errors: Lourdes Y. Gourriel (SSP) 11; Passed ball: Rudelis Garcia (CAV) 4.

Team Stats

Batting: 1. Sancti Spiritus (.291), 2. Cienfuegos (.287), 3. Villa Clara and Holguin (.285); Pitching: 1. Ciego de Avila and Villa Clara (2.27), 2. Sancti Spiritus (2.66), 3. Matanzas (.267); Defense: 1. Isla de la Juventud 989, 2. Matanzas 981 and Mayabeque 979 .

Upcoming Subseries

Sancti Spiritus vs. Mayabeque (with TV broadcast), Artemisa vs. Villa Clara, Isla de la Juventud vs. Holguin, Ciego de Avila vs Pinar del Rio, Las Tunas vs. Guantanamo, Granma vs. Industriales, Camaguey vs. Matanzas, and Santiago de Cuba vs. Cienfuegos, in all cases the first teams acting as homeclub.


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