The Saraperos de Saltillo moved another step closer to the team’s first Mexican League title in nearly three decades on Sunday, beating el Tigres de Quintana Roo, 6-3.
The bullpen allowed one hit in 2.1 innings and Jesus Cota homered for the second consecutive game as el Saraperos took a two games to none lead in the best-of-seven series. The team’s last championship was won in 1980. They finished second in 2004 and 2005.
Monday is a scheduled off day. The series resumes on Tuesday.