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Mario Sánchez celebrated a hundred strikeouts in Taiwan

The Zulian reached the figure by striking out eight opponents in the U-Lions victory

Venezuelan right-handed starter Mario Sánchez was brilliant this Tuesday in leading his team to a shutout in Taiwan; Uni-President Lions for 5-0 blackboard over Wei Chuan's Dragons, scoring his sixth victory of the campaign (6-1) and also reaching 100 strikeouts in his career in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL; by its official acronym).

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The Zulian pitched for seven innings in which he allowed only four hits, walked one and hit eight opponents to reach the milestone in his time of just three seasons in the Asian island nation.

Of course, he was the MVP of the match and improved his ERA this season to 1.94, with 61 guillotines, 16 walks and a WHIP of 1.06 in eight starts and 51 innings of work.

In addition to this, it should be noted that he recovered from the setback suffered last week, after what was a start of five wins in his first six appearances for the Lions who command the standings of this first half of the season in the CPBL with a record of 24-11 and six games ahead of Hermanos de CTBC.

Now, Mario Sánchez has been tight on the road, as he is 10-0 in his career when pitching away from his team's headquarters, posting a 1.35 ERA in 66.2 innings of work in 10 starts.

so they go

  1. Uni-President Lions, 24-11
  2. CTBC Brothers, 17-16
  3. Wei Chuan Dragons, 17-18
  4. Guardians of Fubon, 15-16
  5. Rakuten Jumpsuits, 15-17
  6. TSG Falcons, 11-21

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