Pericos de Puebla defeated Algodoneros de la Laguna 8-2 on Monday and took oxygen to the final of the Mexican Baseball League (LMB), where they added a win with two losses in the Serie del Rey.
After losing 5-4 and 14-3 in the first two games of the final, the Pericos combined their six-hit attack well, taking advantage of their opponents’ poor defense, with three errors , and good performances from their pitchers, added to their first success in the final.
To reach the final, Pericos finished in fourth place in the South Zone, after which they sent Veracruz to the first round of the playoffs, Diablos Rojos del México to the southern semifinals, and in the final of the division to the champions Leones. de Yucatán.
Puebla is looking for the fifth title in its history, the first since 2016; while Laguna is looking for a third, which would allow them to break a streak of 73 years without a final series title.
The winner of the series is the first team to win four times. The series begins on Friday and Saturday, with the first two duels at Laguna’s home.
After that, he moved from this Monday to three games in Puebla and could return on Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of September to finish a hypothetical seventh game in the main Algodoneros.
Who owns Pericos de Puebla?
José Miguel Bejos is the owner of Pericos de Puebla, since December 2018, when he bought the franchise from Gerardo Benavidez Pape, after it was announced that the team would not participate in the 2019 LMB season.
‘Pepe Miguel’ Bejos is president of Mota-Engil México and general director of Grupo Promotor de Desarrollo e Infraestructura (Prodi).
His father is Mexican businessman Jesús Alfredo Miguel Afif, president of the Mexican-Lebanese Business Chamber. He is the grandson of businessman José Miguel Nader, whose company runs the Oaxtepec Aquatic Park, in Morelos.
Mota-Engil México, through its subsidiary Generadora Fénix -in which the Mexican Electricians Union (SME) participates as a partner- acquired and saved from its ‘extinction’ Pericos de Puebla -whose trade name is ‘Development of Baseball Mexican ‘.
Among the projects and concessions in which Mota-Engil México and Grupo Prodi are involved are two sections of the train line in Guadalajara, the Texcoco airport, the Mexico-Toluca Train, the Siervo de la Nación Highway and the Maya.