Photo: Yuhki Ohboshi.

Pinar del Rio left-hander Liván Moinelo achieved his seventeenth game saved this Wednesday in the 2022 Japanese Professional Baseball League.

He had one run and two hits in one inning in relief, but supported the SoftBank Falcons' 4-3 win over Lotte's Mariners.

Moinelo struck out three, walked one, hit a batter, and increased his ERA to 1.01.

The Cuban is the fifth best pitcher in saved games in the Pacific League.

Alfredo Despaigne, his partner, was unable to bat in four at-bats.

His average dropped to .248

Of the Marinos de Lotte, Adeiny Hechavarría did not hit twice (his average dropped to .222).

Leonys Martín went 0-for-1, and kept his average at .163.

In another game of the day, the victory of the Yomiuri Giants against the Chunichi Dragons by 2-1, Raidel Martínez lost for the third time in the year.

The pitcher allowed one run and one hit in one inning of relief, struck out and dropped his ERA to 1.23.

Dayán Vizando did not bat in two at-bats, he left with a strikeout and a walk (his average dropped to .285).

Pedro Revilla failed three times at bat, including two strikeouts, and his average dropped to .308.

Yariel Rodríguez from Camagüey pitched one inning in relief and improved his ERA to 1.83.

(With information from JIT)

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