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05/05/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican League News . Game Wrap Ups"
By Carlos Fragoso
SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ drove 4 runs in,scored a record tying of 6 runs, while teammates SERGIO GASTELUM and JORGE VAZQUEZ drove 4 runs in apiece, to lead Angelopolis Tigers to beat Campeche 21-14, and kept series home.HECTOR NAVARRO (1-1) the winner and ROBERTO BARRADAS (2-3) the loser in a game where 5 Tigers players collected 3 hits from a total of 23 connected , that included HR ┤s by JORGE VAZQUEZ (12), MATIAS CARRILLO (9) and SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ (2), while for Campeche, HECTOR PAEZ got his 5th of the season.Rodriguez tied this scoring record with AL PINKSTON, TEO ACOSTA,HUMBERTO GARCIA and RICH RENTERIA.
Aguascalientes Railroadmen smashed 4 home runs to beat Sultans 7-1, with ABRAHAM ELVIRA (3-1) on the mound taking the win, as for Monterrey RAFAEL ROQUE (0-2) .
Venezuela ALEX DELGADO contributed with a pair of homers to reach 7 in the season, and REFUGIO CERVANTES (9) and BOBBY LARA (4) added one a piece.
Tijuana Colts come back to a .500 play by winning Saltillo 14-12, and putting their record in 20-20 in this season , led by the hands of EMMANUEL VALDEZ (9) who┤s grand slam added to 4 rbi┤s each by GEORGE ARIAS (5) and RANDALL SIMON ,were all the Colts needed last night to defeat Sarape Makers and take series back home. SALVADOR GARIBAY (2-3) the winner, while MIGUEL PEREZ (1-1) the loser, from whom MARIO VALENZUELA (8) , CHRISTIAN PRESICHI (7) and MORGAN BURKHART (6) hit a long ball.
By the way Burkhart is way out his accostum hitting shape, having hit "only" 6 round trippers this year is below his average.
Mexico City with a combined pitchig from winner CLAUDIO MORENO (6-2) and reliever JOSE SILVA shutout Laguna Cowboys 5-0. OSVALDO MAIRENA (2-5) lost for Laguna.
Veracruz defeated Cancun with winner LUIS FERNANDO MORALES (3-0 on the mound and WILLIS OTAĐEZ 2 runs home run providing the game winning runs .OCTAVIO SALGADO (3-4) lost for Cancun.Willis tied Eduardo Rios of Aguascalientes with his league┤s leading 15th homer.
San Luis defated Monclova for the second time in the series by 13-6 with winner ALBERTO MANRIQUE (1-3) in relief to starter Garcia, and JESUS RODRIGUEZ (0-1) lost for Monclova, who received home runs by OMAR MENDOZA (3) and ENRIQUE MARTINEZ (1).
LORENZO BUELNAS┤ (4) game winning home run in the top of the 11th led Parrotts to beat Yucatan Lions by 8-7.
RODOLFO AGUIRRE (1-0) the winner while IGNACIO FLORES (1-3) was charged with the loss.