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05/29/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican league News : Game Wrap Ups"

By Carlos Fragoso


Tigers 19 Cancun 3 Luis Carlos Rivera 2 - 3 Edgar Perez 4-5
Monterrey 10 Aguascalientes 8 Pablo Ochoa 6-4 Abraham Elvira 3-2
San Luis Potosi 5 Monclova 4 Gabe Molina 3-5 Bryan Wrad 4-5
Yucatan 10 Oaxaca 8 Miguel Pizarro 1 -0 Jose Juan Lopez 0-3
Saltillo 10 Tijuana 6 Miguel Perez 4 -2 Leo Gonzalez 4 - 4
Veracruz 1 Campeche 0 Pascual Coco 6 - 0 Francisco Campos 6 - 2
Puebla 3 Tabasco 1 Fernando Rodriguez 2-2 Jesus Rios 3 -3
Mexico City 20 Laguna 11 David Dominguez 2 -3 Elio Serrano 2 - 3

JAVIER ROBLES kept swinging a good bat, and went 6-5 with 3 Homers (12) and 7 RBIs to lead the attack on behalf of his team to beat Cancun Lobstermen by 19-3.He also raised his season avg. to .412, as LUIS CARLOS RIVERA (2-3) get his second win in a row, defeating EDGAR PEREZ (4-5).JORGE VAZQUEZ belted his 18th of the year for Tigers.

Monterrey with PABLO OCHOA (6-4) and the save from MAURICIO DE LA ROSA (18) beat Aguascalientes 10-8, and loser ABRAHAM ELVIRA (3-2).Second baseman CARLOS ORRANTIA led the attack with 3-2 and 3 ribbies.

San Luis and GABE MOLINA (3-5) defeated Monclova and BRYAN WARD (4-5) by 5-4, supported in HRs by SHARNOL ADRIANA (9) and ENRIQUE MARTINEZ (3) who went 4-2 and 3 ribbies in the game, and the save from JUAN CERROS (3).

Yucatan Lions scored 3 runs in the top of the 9th to beat Oaxaca and JUAN JOSE LOPEZ (0-3) by a score of 10-8. MIGUEL PIZARRO (1-0) the winner and ALEX CARRASCO picked up his 5th save of the year. PEDRO CASTELLANO (12) was the big weapon used by Lions, going 4-3 in the game with 2 home runs and 6 ribbies. SCOTT BULLETT also contributed with 3 hits, including his 11th round tripper.

Saltillo and MIGUEL PEREZ (4-2) beat Tijuana and LEO GONZALEZ (4-4) by 10-6 wasting 2 home runs and 5 ribbies by DERRICK WHITE (13) and one more solo shot by JULIO HERNANDEZ (11).Closer MIGUEL DUARTE got his 7th save of the year.

Veracruz and undefeated pitcher PASCUAL COCO (6-0) , beat Campeche 1-0 in a rain shorted 6 inning game.FRANCISCO CAMPOS (6-2) lost for Campeche acepting the only run in the 4th off the bat of OMAR RAMIREZ who smashed his 14th home run of the season.

Puebla with FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ (2-2) on the mound beat Tabasco and JESUS RIOS (3-3) by 3-1. SANTOS HERNANDEZ picked up his 13th save of the year and remained unhittable since he was released by Olmecas and signed by Parrots.PEDRO ITURBE had 2 hits and drove 2 runs in to led the Parrott attack.

JOSE SANDOVAL drove 5 runs in with 2 hits and his 12th of the season, and teammates RAY MARTINEZ (15) and ROBERTO SAUCEDO (16) drove 4 apiece including homers, to lead Red Devils to beat Laguna Cowboys 20 -11, in a " give and take" game, in which a total of 31 hits were collected from both sides.
Reliever DAVID DOMINGUEZ (2-3) the winner, as also reliever ELIO SERRANO (2-3) was the loser.


Latin baseball is mourning the passing after a big fight with diabetes of one of their greatest players ever, Venezuelan SS Alfonso " Chico" Carrasquel who starred in major league baseball with White Sox, Cleveland and Baltimore whe he retired from big show in 1959, after 10 seasons ; he plays for Caracas Lions in Venezuelan winter ball, as well as representing his country in Caribbean series .
A fine short stop in his playing days, opened the doors to a long list of fine Venezuelan SS who had been shining in big leagues like,Luis Aparicio, Dave Concepcion,Ozzie Guillen, Omar Vizquel, Carlos Guillen and more recently Cesar Izturis.

We hope ,god have him in his glory.

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