AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico (AP) — Francisco Rodriguez tossed a two-hit shutout and Esteban Quiroz hit a two-run home run, as the Leones de Yucatan topped the Rieleros de Aguascalientes 2-0 on Thursday.
Both Yucatan starter Rodriguez and Aguascalientes starter Emmanuel Torres delivered strong pitching performances. Rodriguez (7-3) struck out three and walked two to pick up the win. Torres (1-3) went six innings, allowing two runs and two hits to take the hard-luck loss in the Mexican League game. He also struck out five and walked two.
The only score of the game came in the second inning when Quiroz hit a two-run home run.
The Rieleros were held scoreless for the fourth time this season, while the Leones’ staff recorded their sixth shutout of the year.
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