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06/04/2004 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News"
Mexican League News by Carlos Fragoso
Former big leaguer Robeto Kelly, become the new Red Devils manager, last week end, replacing the fired Bernie Tatis, after an 8 games losing streak, that made the management to take this decisison, no īprevious managing experience for Kelly is known.
Tabasco OF, Donzell McDonald, left the team for the rest of the season, because a sprained ankle injury, that will need 2 months for recup.
Tijuana Reliever, Juan Quintanilla, just tied up Santos Hernandez recently set record of three times in a season saving two games in one day,
Tijuana, OF Armando Rios, ended the season after being suspended for the rest of the season for unrespectful behavior to the Laguna Cowboys owner.
Monterrey, Saltillo and Tijuana are leading the North Division tied up with 17- 10 record, while Tigers are leading the South, with a 18-9 record.
Frank Kīs Campos is in his way to get the pitching triple crown, when he posted his 10th win of the season, 1.42 ERA and 78 Kīs, all league leading numbers
Noe Muņoz, former Dodger is the new batting leader with .415, Guillermos Garcia, Tigers in HR, with 22.
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Veteran LHP, and former Anaheim Angels, Angel Moreno, got yesterday his 255th win lifetime, tying Alfredo Ortiz in the second position of winningest pitchers, and with one more victory, will result in not only holding alone that place, but will also become the winningest LHP ever in Mexican League.
On triple crown possibility for Frank Campos, only 3 pitchers have had that achievement, Martin Dihigo a Cuban Star in 1938,Fred Waters in 1955 and Francisco "Panchillo" Ramirez, who did it back in 1956, when he posted a 20-3 record, with 2.25 ERA and 148 KO, So itīs been such a long time since last had this acomplshment.
Posted by Carlos Fragoso @ 06/04/2004 02:26 PM EST