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07/10/2004 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News . Play Offs Update"
By Carlos Fragoso
17 K´s game of Superman Campos,
Devils put Oaxaca against the Wall
Francisco Campos showing that his performance during the season was not a one shot only, threw probably his best game of his career, fanning a play offs record of 17 Tigers to led the Pirates to a 13-2 win, in Campeche last night, and supported by a blasting offensive ,including HR´s by Emmanuel Valdez, Roberto Vizcarra y Emil Brown.
Frank, reached 92-93 MPH consistently on the radar gun, and threw a complete game, allowing 4 hits ,2 runs and no walks., quoted that "he felt a little bit tired at the beginning, but his courage was on top, because we really want to be champions"
Campeche put the game in the fridge by scoring 7 big runs in the bottom of the 8th, and Emil Brown´s homer completed a big inning there. Series are 2-0 now in favor of Pirates
TIG 100 010 000
CAM 030 010 27X
W: Campos 2-0. W: Guzmán 0-1
PUEBLA PARROTS - TIJUANA
Puebla with Armando Valdez in the mound, won 8-1 over Tijuana Toros, Jake Meyer taking the loss.
Valdez, pitched 6 innings, with 4 hits, 1 run, and OF pedro Iturbe, was the leader of the pack hitting 3-2 with 2 important RBI´s.
Carlos Valencia hit a solo by Tijuana
Series are now 2-1 leading Puebla
PUE 020 200 022 8 7 0
TIJ 100 000 000 1 6 2
HR: PUE- None TIJ- C.Valencia (1)
MEXICO CITY - OAXACA
Red Devils took on Oaxaca Warriors,and Claudio Moreno tossed an 8.2 innings, 5 hits to led the Devisl to a 2-1 victory,their thrid in the series, only one game shy to advance to semifinals.
MEX 010 001 000 2 9 0
OAX 000 000 001 1 5 2
W: Claudio Moreno (2-0)
L: Joel Navarro (0-1)
S: Greg Hansell (3)
HR: Pedro Castellano, (2) (Mex)
Bubba Smith doubled to drove 2 runs in the 8th, and turned the game in favor of Sultans 8-6 over Saltillo and posted their second win in the series.
Sergio Mora in relief the winner, and Miguel Duarte also in relief ,the loser, there was HR, by Morgan Burkhart, Daniel Fornes and Demond Smith
SAL 202 002 000 6 8 0
MTY 221 000 31X 9 15 0
HR: SALT- M.Burkhart (3) MTY- D.Smith (3), D.Fornes (2)