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01/17/2006 Archived Entry: "Mex Pac League News ; Semis Game Results"
By Carlos Fragoso
Mazatlán 3 Navojoa 2 Walter Silva 3 -0 Adolfo Delfín 0 – 1
Hermosillo 8 Guasave 6 Javier Arturo Lopez 1 – 0 Ignacio Flores 0 - 1
Walter Silva a young righthander who hás been chasedby many major league teams continued his winning pace and picked his 3rd win of the post season defeating Mayos with a 7.2 innings work allowing 5 hits and one run
Marty McLeary returned back form a major league minicamp, just in time to zipped up a Mayos reaction to end the game, therefore picking up his first of the post season
S expected this was also a tight game between two teams who has good balanced positions , but Venados broke a scoreless game in the 7th after singles by Heber Gomez an Trenidad Hubbard, a walk to Miguel Flores all off reliever Adolfo Delfin, Isauro Pined came in resue to Delfin, but Edgar Gonzalez singled home 2 runs , and clean up hitter Pedro Castellano sac fly to left brought one more in
Navojoa scored twicw in the top of the 8th after RBI single by Oscar Roblea and a sac fly by Aaron Holbert
On Thursday series continued in Navojoa, where Mayos need to win two games if they try to get to the championship series, otherwise reigning champs Venados will be in the possibility to pursue their second title in a row
Luis Alfonso Garcia GWRBI 2 runs walk off HR ended a fight between a fighting Cottoneers, who scored 5 times in the opener and seemed to be in a party, but Naranjeros came from behind to win 8 -6 and advanced in series 3-2
Mario Valenzuela who is real hot today, whacked an almost definite 3 runs shot, his 3rd in postseason, however Naranjeros replied with 3 in the bottom of the first after, 2 ribbies double by batting champion Juan Carlos “ Canelo “ Canizalez and one more drove by Luis Alfonso Garcia single.
Garcia had atotal of 5RBI game to really demonstrate that he is ready for a chance in the big leagues
Naranjeros scored a final 4 runs in the 7th in which Jose Luis Sandoval 2 runs homer was the key shot
Now with series in favour of Hermosillo will move to Guasave next Thursday,Elmer Dessens will go to the mound for Hermsillo as for Guasave no starter has been announced yet by manager