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03/23/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News : Games Wrap Ups"
By Carlos Fragoso
Oaxaca with Venezuelan pitcher JOSMIR ROMERO on the mound for 7 innings, defeated Cancun 9-1, supported by 3 homers by CHAD MEYERS, JOSE MONTENEGRO and FELIX JOSE.
Romero allowed only 4 hits, no runs, and 5 KO´s.
An 11th inning error by 2B CARLOS VILLALOBOS, allowed MARIO SANATANA to scored the winning run ,and Tabasco Olmecas defeated Puebla Parrots 6-5.
ROBERTO PIMENTEL the winner, and CRUZ ANTONIO SOTO ,the loser.
In yucatan, PEDRO CASTELLANO and LUIS ARREDONDO, drove in 2 a piece, to lead the Lions to a victory over thAngelopolis Tigers by a score of 7-4.
OSWALDO VERDUGO the winning pitcher, while former Atlanta Brave LUIS CARLOS RIVERA picked the loss. and WAYNE GOMES the save for Yucatan.
Mexico City Red Devils, supported by ROBERTO SAUCEDO´s 2 RBI´s single and for 3RBI home run by VICTO BOJORQUEZ, were all they needed to beat Monclova Steelers 8-3.
RUDY GONZALEZ the winner and Venezuelan EDWIN HURTADO the losing pitcher.
Aguascalientes Railmen, with HR´s by RONTREZ JOHNSON and REFUGIO CERVANTES good for 4 runs, in support to winning pitcher FLAVIO OREA defeated Saltillo Srape Makers adn losing pitcher Venezuelan LINO URDANETA.
Former Chi Sox framhand, MARIO VALENZUELA, hit his second round tripper of this season, while for Aguascalientes BOBBY LARA continued his red hot start going 4-2, and ignited Railmen rallies twice.
Monterrey Sultans scored 3 tie breaking runs in the bottom of the 5th, to beat Tijuana Potros 8-5 posting them their third straight loss.
Reliever FERNANDO VILLALOBOS the winner, and also in relief SALVADOR GARIBAY took the loss,while closer MAXIMO DE LA ROSA picked up the save,his second for Monterrey.
In Veracruz, SS OSCAR RAMIREZ once a Seattle Mariners prospect, smashed two HR´s and drove in 3 runs to lead the Campeche Pirates to a win over host team Eagles.BILL SELBY also contributed with 2 hits.
ERENESTO VIZACRRA the winner, and HECTOR NAVARRO the loser, while Campeche closer ,veteran pitcher ISIDRO " SID" MARQUEZ picked up his third save in as many games of this season.
In Torreon, pinch hitter JULIO REYES 2 RBI single lead the the Cowboys to a win over San Luis 4-2.
HUGO VERDUGO won for Torreon with BEN RIVERA saving, while PEDRO CERVANTES took the loss for San Luis.