Baseball player Yurisbel Gracial extends hitting streak in Japan. (Photo: Prensa Latina
Tokyo, October 30 (RHC)-- Cuba's Yurisbel Gracial extended his hitting streak to 16 games in a row, connecting hits in the Japanese professional baseball league, where SofBank won over the Seibu Lions by a score of 4 to 3.
The undisputed Cuban outfielder, who also scored one run, hit a double in three times at bat that allowed him to raise his batting average to 300.
With this success, the Falcons are 69 in the lead, with 40 losses and five ties, 13.5 games away from their closest rival -- the Chiba Lotte Marines -- who are 56-54-2, after losing 1-2 to the Rakuten Eagles.