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10/29/2005 Archived Entry: "Mexican Pacific League News"
By Carlos Fragoso
Hermosillo 11 Culiacan 2 Azael Alvarez 1 -1 Sergio Lizarraga 0 - 3
Mazatlan 7 Obregon 5 Jose Luis Garcia 1 -0 Miguel Duarte 1-1
Other Series will begin Today
Hermosillo blasted Culiacan and SERGIO LIZARRAGA 11-2 led by LUIS ALFONSO GARCIA who hit 2 home runs and drove 5 runs in, along with homer by JUAN CAROS CANIZALES and 3 ribbies by ANDY ABAD .
Garcia a power hitter, not only in Mexicn baseball but in USA minor leagues , is a strange case of hitters hitting well enoguh to be called up to big leagues ,but never get it.
Starter and winning pitcher AZAEL ALVAREZ perfOrmed well enough to pick up the victory.
JORGE LUIS VALLE for Hermosillo and Panamanian and Giants prospect,ANGEL CHAVEZ homered as well.
Culiacan 2 7 1
Hermosillo 11 14 0
WP: Azael Alvarez. 1 -1
LP: Sergio Lizarraga. 0 -3
CUL: Angel Chávez (1)
HMO: Luis A García 2 (6), Juan C Canizalez (3), Jorge Luis Valle (2)
Mazatlán come from behind to beat Yaquis 7-5, whose pitching are not really doing well these days, and wasted another potential winning opportunity when relief picthing blowed out , then good starter performance.
JOSE LUIS GARCIA picked up the win, while MIGUEL “SEXY” DUARTE becomes the loser.
As usual, JAVIER ROBLES spilling qulity playing, hit his 5th homer of the year for Yaquis, as for Mazatlan, ROBERTO SAUCED did the same, his 3rd of the season.
ADRIAN GONZALEZ drove a pair of runs in, for Venados.
Obregon 5 8 0
Mazatlan 7 10 1
WP: José Luis García (1-0)
LP: Miguel Duarte (1-1)
SV: Jim Crowell (3)
OBR: Javier Robles (5)
MZT: Roberto Saucedo (3)
Algodoneros 9 6 .643
Aguilas 8 5 .615 0.5
Mayos 8 6 .571 1.0
Naranjeros 7 7 .500 2.0
Yaquis 7 8 .467 2.5
Venados 7 8 .467 2.5
Cañeros 6 8 .429 3.0
Tomateros 5 10 .333 4.5
RANDALL SIMON has not reported yet to Culiacan and they are now in search of KARIM GARCIA.
Obregon pitching is struggling these days, so Yaquis are in the chase of Cuban ARIEL PRIETO a standout performer in this league to come back again.
BENI GIL is batting .417 , before the starting of yesterday´s game, after being dropped his salary.
Father and son combo of MATIAS CARRILLO Sr. and Junior, almost got confronted each other after a brawl between Culiacan and Los Mochis ignited last week end. We have no records in mexican baseball of such a thing, eventhough someone says that in late 90´s in a semipro baseball game in suburban Los Mochis villa of Las Higueras, hometown of Juan and Dennys Reyes almost ended in a brawl.
ALFONSO MARQUEZ , a major league umpire and mexican born will begin his work in the MexPac, next Nov. 1st.calling the Culiacan-Hermosillo game.
FERNADO VALENZUELA is scheduled to pitch Sunday Oct 30th against Guasave.
DAVID CORTES the Colorado Rockies closer, and a Mexicali native along with EDGAR ESCOBEDO will start playing with this tema, in Nov 1st.