Snake bitten: Cienfuegos leads Sharyland High past Weslaco East
WESLACO — The Weslaco East Wildcats hosted their first playoff game in program history Thursday night, but Sharyland High stole the show. Game 2 between the Wildcats and Rattlers is set for 7 tonight at Sharyland High School in Mission. Game 3, if necessary, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Weslaco East High School. Sharyland High senior Kikè Cienfuegos was lights out on the mound as he limited Weslaco East to one hit and three walks while fanning 12 of the 25 batters faced across 6.1 innings. If I show emotion, I feel comfortable.”Cienfuegos got stronger deeper into the contest to stifle the Weslaco East offense.myrgv.com
Bieber wins again, Lindor homers as Indians down Twins 4-2
Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor reacts as he runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning in a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Cleveland. Bieber (6-0) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings as the Indians ended a four-game losing streak to the Twins and pulled within 1 1/2 games of the division leaders. Bieber had three walks in the first three innings he came in with just six in 40 2/3 innings all season but regrouped. With the Indians down 2-1, Lindor connected in the sixth off reliever Jorge Alcala (1-1), who replaced starter Rich Hill to start the inning. Carlos Santana followed with a walk, and one out later, pinch-hitter Tyler Naquin delivered an RBI double to put the Indians ahead 4-2.