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04/09/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News . Games Results Wrap Up"
By Carlos Fragoso
CAMPECHE -- MEXICO CITY
Red Devils supported in 5 Home Runs, two of them by OSCAR ROBLES ,smashed Pirates 12-7 with winning pitcher RUDY GONZALEZ (2-2) on the mound and for Campeche losing pitcher was JUAN JESUS ALVAREZ (1-2).
ROBLES making his debut was released from Dodgers in the final day of spring training despite of the fact that he hit very well, but could not fill up a spot as utility man, is a tremendous addition to Devils infield.
JOSE SANDOVAL (2),VICTOR BOJORQUEZ (7) and ROBERTO MENDEZ also homered for Devils, while FLAVIO ROMERO hit two for Pirates.
ANGELOPOLIS -- SALTILLO
Sarape Makers delivered a 20 hits offensive to beat Tigers 13-5, with winning IGNACIO FLORES (2-1) on the mound, and as for Tigers LUIS CARLOS RIVERA (0-3) lost ,failing to be on command of his ball once again.
SERGIO CONTRERAS hit a homer for Tigers.
MONTERREY -- PUEBLA
Parrotts, scored 9 runs with 2 down on the bottom of the first inning to beat Sultans 12-3 with winning pitcher GUSTAVO FEDERICO (2-0) on the mound, while for Sultans, RICH DE HART (2-1) lost this game.
SAN LUIS POTOSI -- YUCATAN
SCOTT BULLET drove in 4 runs, with a homer and a double and Lions scored 9 runs in the 7th to beat San Luis 10-2.
JEROMY PALKIN the winner in relief , and HUMBERTO SOTOMAYOR ,the loser
AGUASCALIENTES -- CANCUN
With a 2 runs game winning HR by RICARDO SORIANO in the top of the 9th inning,led the Railroadmen to a victory over Lobstermen, 8-7.
MARCO DIAZ (1-1) won in relief work, while GUILLERMO LARREAL (1-1) also in relief ,lost for Cancun.
ARNOLDO CASTRO and JORGE LUIS VALLE hit homers for Cancun.
OAXACA -- LAGUNA
Cowboys ambushed Warriors, 8-4 with Nicaraguan OSVALDO MAIRENA (1-2) winning, and J.J JIMENEZ (1-2) losing for Oaxaca.
Mairena who was released by Warriors after losing his firts two games, performed very well off his former teamates and beat them up in retaliation.
CHAD MEYERS for Oaxaca, RAUL LOPEZ and RAMON ESPINOZA for Laguna hit homers in this game.
MONCLOVA -- VERACRUZ
In a record setting night game, the Reds hit 4 HOME RUNS IN A ROW, to beat Steelers 10-3 with winner EMIGDIO LOPEZ (2-1) on the mound.
In the bottom of the 3rd inning , LUIS CARLOS GARCIA making his debut with Veracruz after been loaned by Tigers,WILLIS OTAŅEZ,TILSON BRITO and LINO CONNELL hit consecutive home runs to break the record of the Mexican League,previously of three all off losing pitcher JASON JACOME (1-2).
AMAURY GARCIA also contributed with a pair of home runs.
On the old record shared by 25 teams who accomplished it, Puebla did it first , back in 1965 and Saltillo were the last team accomplishing such performace, back in 2000, so now the Veracruz Reds are the new record setters,
TABASCO -- TIJUANA
DONZELL McDONALD 2 runs shot and JULIAN YAN solo shot, were enough to lead the Olmecas to a win over Tijuana Colts by 6-1.
Tijuana pitching continues to struggle and lost their 4 straight game . now off Tabasco, losing pitcher was CESAR MARTINEZ (1-1) ,while winner was JUAN DELGADILLO (3-0).