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04/04/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News : Games Wrap Up"
By Carlos Fragoso
MEXICO CITY-- ANGELOPOLIS
JAVIER ROBLES game winning RBI singled home CARLOS ALBERTO GASTELUM who tripled earlier, to lead Tigers to a walk off victory against Red Devils by 5-4, and leave series home.
Loser was former Pirate FRANCISCO CORDOVA (0-1) , now use as closer by Devils, when his team was leading 4-3 in the bottom of the 9th,came in relief and pinch hitter GUILLERMO VELAZQUEZ singled, a pinch runner replaced him and Gastelum tripled home the tying run, to leave all this set for Robles´s single.
Reliever BAUDEL ZAMBRANO (3-0) took the win, and there was homers by ROBERTO SAUCED (5) and SAUL SOTO (2) for Red Devils.
For Puebla both ROBLES and Gastelum collected 4 hits each.
SALTILLO -- TABASCO
An error by Tabasco´s first baseman JULIAn YAN in the 9th, allowed Saltillo´s runner SERGIO PALAFOX to scored the winning run to beat Olmecas 1-0.
Winning pitcher was reliever PASCUAL COCO ( 2-0), while losing pitcher VINICIO GONZALEZ (1-3), also in relief.
LAGUNA -- CAMPECHE
A Grand Slam by BILL SELBY (3) in a 5 runs second inning were enough for Pirates to beat Cowboys by a score of 9-2.
Reliever EFRAIN SANCHEZ (2-0) the winner, while sarter JULIO JIMENEZ (02), the loser for Laguna.
Campeche´s SS OSCAR RAMIREZ hit his 3rd homer of the year.
PUEBLA -- SAN LUIS POTOSI
Winning pitcher, HUMBERTO MONTEMAYOR (2-0) threw a good game to lead his team to a victory off Puebla, 4-3.
NOE ROMO (1-2) , lost for Puebla, from whom MANY MARTINEZ collected 3 hits.
VERACRUZ -- AGUASCALIENTES
The reds scored 6 runs in 3 innings to overcome Railroadmen attack and beat them up by 6-5, and took series back home.
AARON ACOSTA (2-1) the winner, and ANTONIO ALVAREZ (1-1) ,the loser, and SIXTO BAEZ (3) get the save.
Veracruz´s SS TILSON BRITO collected 3 hist while league´s leading hitter ( .466) WILLIS OTAÑEZ only one.
TIJUANA -- OAXACA
Colts hitting are just unbeatable, and yesterday accumulated a total of 20 hits, included home runs by EMMANUEL VALDEZ (6), LUIS FIGUEROA (1), CARLOS VALENCIA (2) and WILLIE ARANO(2) and scored 17 times to beat Warriors by 17-6.
Winning pitcher was AARON QUIROZ (1-0) and losing pitcher was ALFREDO GARCIA (0-3).
BOI RODRIGUEZ hit a walk off HR (2) with one man on, to give Steelers a win over Cancun by 5-3 in 11 innings.
ADRIAN RAMIREZ (1-1) the winner, and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ (1-1) the loser, for Monclova LEO ARAUZ hit his 3rh tripper of the year, while OSCAR SALAZAR (2) did it for Lobstermen.
YUCATAN -- MONTERREY
Yucatan come from behind and with a furious 26 hits attack, beat Sultan by 19-11, you´read well, it´s not basketball it´s baseball, but pitching are not well tuned up yet at this moment to hold up batters, that´s why a robusted scores has been obtained.
ALEJANDRO CARRASCO (1-0) the winner, while FERNANDO VILLALOBOS (1-1) lost for Sultans.
Yucatanians, LUIS ARREDONDO (1), SCOTT BULLET (5) and JUAN CARLOS CANIZALEZ (3) hit homers.
Monterrey 9 5 -- Campeche 9 5 --
Aguas 9 5 -- Tigres 8 6 1
Saltillo 8 6 1 Veracruz 8 6 1
México 7 7 2 Tabasco 8 6 1
Monclova 6 8 3 Puebla 6 8 3
Laguna 4 10 5 Cancún 6 8 3
San Luis 4 10 5 Oaxaca 5 9 4