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Yadián Martínez goes for the win in Cuban baseball finals

Yadián Martínez, Matanzas’ starter for the third game of the final playoff of the Elite League of Cuban Baseball, told Prensa Latina that he will go for the win this Friday.

Chosen as the last reinforcement by the mentor of the Cocodrilos, the impetuous pitcher was appointed to face the Cazadores de Artemisa at a time when the duel for the championship was tied at one win per side.

«I feel very well to pitch tomorrow and give my all in the field», said the agency the restless pitcher, who will make his debut with the Yumurino uniform at the 26 de Julio stadium with the public against him.

The right-hander from Quivicán comes from having an excellent year with his team Mayabeque in the National Series, with the Kitchener Panthers in the Canadian League, and with Las Tunas in the qualifying phase of this Elite League.

In the semifinal playoff, he worked 11.1 chapters for the Matanzas, only accepted three clean scores, and showed an average of batters batted in per inning (WHIP) of only 1.15, which caught the attention of his rivals.

«I want to thank Armandeo Ferrer and his management team for having trusted me and asking me as reinforcement», he said and confessed that he was not surprised with the decision because they had already talked to him before the end of the semifinal duel.

Martinez is a very energetic pitcher who gives color to the games with his commitment and passion, tools that become more important in this type of high-tension challenge.

«My strategy against any team is control and fine pitching. I don’t let them think in the batter’s box and force them to hit the pitches I want and not the ones they want,» he said.

«In the end, whoever does better on the field will win,» he concluded.

The third game of this best-of-seven series is scheduled for Friday at 1:30 p.m. local time.

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