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07/24/2004 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News : Red Devils Beat Campeche in Game #5 of Division Series"
By Carlos Fragoso
Roberto Ramirez finally beat Frank Campos 2-0
LHP and former Pittsburgh Bucco and San Diego Padre, Roberto Ramirez, probably threw his best game ever in Mexican Legaue, outdueling triple crowned pitcher Frank Campos, 2-0, and lead the Red Devils to an advantage in series for 3-2 games.
He allowed only one hit in a inning work, fanning 8 Buccos,and Roberto Saucedo the RBI champion drove in one run in the 4th, letting Pedro Castellano HR to zippered this win with a solo shot to post a definite 2-0.
Closer Greg Hansell pitched the last inning to again picked up the save for Mexico City.
Series will continue in Mexico City, next Sunday noo, and probable pitchers are, Danny McGee for Campeche and Osvaldo Mairtena for Red Devils.
Campos, the loser, pitched also 8 innings, but allowed 7 hits, 2 runs,and walks, and 7 K´s.
MEX 000 100 100 2 7 0
CAM 000 000 000 0 3 1
R Ramírez, G Hansell (9) and S Soto; F Campos, I Márquez (9) and E Valdez, H Páez (9). W: Ramírez 1-1. L: Campos 3-1. Save: G Hansell;HR Castellano (4) MEX
In case Red Devils wins the South Division will play their 6th Final in a row, meanwhile Saltillo, in case they beat Puebla ,will paly their first final since 1989, but never win.