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05/04/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News : Games Wrap Ups"

By Carlos Fragoso

As the All Star Game break approaches, most teams have already started to push the yellow button ,just in order to not fall down to bottom spots of the standing, therefore some Managers head started to rolloed down, as Monterrey Sultans accepted the resignation of HECTOR TORRES, after a 7 losing streak, in which some arguments has come up between the manager and the staff, resulting in that decision by Torres.
Also, Puebla Parrots fired manager ARMANDO CABRERA and MAKO OLIVERAS the Puerto Rican skipper, is coming over tryiong to lift up Parrtotts.
Laguna Cowboys also fired manager GERARDO SANCHEz a former player, who holds the leagueÚ record for most consecutive games palyed, kind a like our Cal ripken, and also former pl˝ayer ANTONIO AGUILERA is coming over, with out any previous managing experience, so that┤s a challenge.
Tijuana traded two position players, OF ABRAHAM VALENCIA and C ELISEO GARZON to Oaxaca for pitchers, JOEL NAVAROO and ESTEBAN HERNADEZ ,that┤s in order to strength up that department.

Yesterday┤s journey results were as follows:

Angelopolis Tigers beat Campeche 13-7, with winner JESUS GUZMAN (2-2) , while JAVIER DE LA HOYA (1-3) lost for Pirates.BILL SELBY went 5-3 with 5 RBI┤s and a homer (11) for Campeche and JORGE VAZQUEZ (11) and MATIAS CARRILLO (7) who also went 4-3 and 4 ribbies for Tigers went deep in this game, while .
Monterrey 11, Aguascaliente 8 with winner MIGUEL RUBIO (4-1) and the 10th save of MAURICIO DE LAROSA, in which BUBBA SMITH (8), EDGAR QUINTERO (6) AND hECTOR ALVAREZ (1) hit homers for Sultans, while for Railroadmen EDUARDO RIOS (15) and REFUGIO CERVANTES (8) also had homers.
FLAVIO OREA (3-1) the losing pitcher.

Tabasco, beat Oaxaca 7-1 with JUAN CARLOS PULIDO (3-3) winning, and JOEL VARGAS (2-39 losing.

Tijuana 10, Saltillo 4 wiith ROBERTO GARIBAY (3-1) winning in relief, while MIGUEL DUARTE (0-1) also in relief lost for Saltillo.GEORGE ARIAS went 5-3 with 3 ribbies and his 4th of the year to lead the support to Colts, and EMMANUEL VALDEZ (8) also contributed with the round tripper.
Cancun beat Veracruz 9-2, with EGAR PEREZ (3-2) winning and AARON ACOSTA (2-3) losing.
JAVIER AMADO collected 3 hits, 4 ribbies and a homer, to lead the Lobstermen offensive, helped by RAUL SANCHEZ who also homered (5).

SAN LLUIS POTOSI beat Monclova with winner FERNANDO VILLALOBOS (3-2) on the mound and regardless of a pair of homers by GUILLERMO GARCIA(8) and one more by PEDRO DIAZ (2) by a score of 13-6. EDWIN HURATDO (3-4) lost for San Luis, from whom DAVE DOSTER (5) and PAT O┤SULLIVAN (8) hit round trippers.

Red Devils beat Laguna Cowboys 9-3, with winner ROBERTO RAMIREZ (6-3) and the support of home runs by ROBERTO MENDEZ (7) , JOSE SANDOVAL (6) and ROGELIO COBOS (3).
MIGUEL GOMEZ (2-1) loat for Laguna. 3B MANUEL VELEZ who is amazing everybody with his fine fielding, kept swinging a good bat and his now .317 in the season after a slow start.

Yucatan 8 , Puebla 2 with veteran JUAN PALAFOX (5-1) winning counting on the support of 5 ribbies by catcher SAID GUTIERREZ who went 4-2 in the game.OMAR ESPINOZA (0-1) lost for Puebla.

SATNDINGS


NORTH

TEAM W L PCT GB Home Away L 10 Streak

Monterrey 22 17 .564 - 12-7 10-10 6-4 W3
Saltillo 22 17 .564 - 12-8 10-9 5-5 L3
Mexico City 21 18 .538 1.0 10-12 11-6 7-3 W2
Monclova 21 18 .538 1.0 12-7 9-11 6-4 L1
Aguascalientes 20 19 .513 2.0 8-9 12-10 5-5 L2
Tijuana 19 20 .487 3.0 10-12 9-8 5-5 W3
Laguna 15 24 .385 7.0 10-10 5-14 2-8 L5
San Luis Potosi 12 27 .308 10.0 6-11 6-16 4-6 W1

SOUTH

TEAM W L PCT GB Home Away L 10 Streak
Campeche 27 12 .692 - 17-2 10-10 6-4 L1
Angelopolis 26 13 .667 1.0 13-4 13-9 9-1 W4
Yucatan 21 18 .538 6.0 13-7 8-11 5-5 W1
Veracruz 21 18 .538 6.0 12-10 9-8 6-4 L1
Cancun 17 22 .436 10.0 10-10 7-12 5-5 W3
Tabasco 17 22 .436 10.0 7-12 10-10 4-6 L3
Oaxaca 16 23 .410 11.0 9-8 7-15 4-6 W1
Puebla 15 24 .385 12.0 9-13 6-11 1-9 L5

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