FRIDAY, December 4
Obregon 2, Mexicali 0
Former International League All-Star Brian Mazone allowed 5 hits over 5 innings for his first win as the Yaquis shut out the Aguilas.
Culiacan 5, Mazatlan 1
Jorge Campillo pitched 4 shutout innings and Jorge Vazquez cracked a 3-run homer for the Tomateros.
Los Mochis 4, Guasave 1
Defending LMP ERA champ Ismael Castillo let in 1 run on 3 hits over 5.2 innings for the Caneros as Saul Soto had 2 RBIs.
Hermosillo 3, Navojoa 1
Francisco “Pancho Ponches” Campos gave up 1 run on 3 hits with 9 strikeouts in 6 innings for the Naranjeros.
SATURDAY, December 5
Obregon 9, Mexicali 2
Carlos Valencia bashed a homer and drove in five runs for Obregon to offset Jose Amador’s 4-for-5 night with a homer for Mexicali.
Culiacan 3, Mazatlan 2
Veteran Juan Carlos Canizalez drew a bases-loaded bases on balls in the bottom of the 9th in a true “walkoff” for the Tomateros.
Guasave 9, Los Mochis 0
Oscar Bustillos combined with two relievers on a two-hit shutout as Japhet Amador was 4-for-5 with a solo homer for the Cottoneers.
Nermosillo 7, Navojoa 2
Travis Blackley whiffed 7 batters in 5.2 strong innings for Hermosillo while Geronimo Gil and Humberto Cota each had 2 RBIs.
SUNDAY, December 6
Obregon 6, Mexicali 5
Jason Botts had a homer and 3 RBIs and Chris Snelling added a homer as the Yaquis completed their sweep of the Aguilas.
Mazatlan 6, Culiacan 1
John Lindsey had a 2-run homer and Alfonso Sanchez let in 1 run in 6.1 innings as the Venados ended a 3-game losing streak.
Guasave 2, Los Mochis 1
Mac Suzuki let in 2 runs with 7 Ks in 6 shutout innings to beat Mochis’ Arturo Lopez (7 innings, 2 runs) in a pitcher’s duel.
Navojoa 3, Hermosillo 2
Abel Martinez’ 3-run double in the top of the 9th gave the Mayos a win, negating Edgar Gonzalez’ 6 shutout innings for Orangemen.
TUESDAY, December 8
Los Mochis 4, Hermosillo 3
Henry Mateo had 2 hits and scored 3 runs while Luis Suarez added 2 hits and 2 RBIs to lead the Canecutters to the win.
Culiacan 5, Obregon 3
Jorge Vazquez doubled and homered and Adan Amezcua cracked a longball as the Tomateros opened the series with a victory.
Navojoa 9, Mexicali 8
Adan Munoz led off the 9th with a single and later scored the winning run on a wild pitch to hand the Aguilas their 5th straight loss.
Mazatlan 5, Guasave 2
A 4-run seventh inning was the difference for Mazatlan as Reid Brignac doubled and scored twice in his first game for the Deer.
WEDNESDAY, December 9
Hermosillo 8, Los Mochis 7
Vinny Castilla homered in a 4-run 8th and Nelson Teilon added a solo blast for Hermosillo to even the series at a game apiece.
Culiacan 5, Obregon 4
Jorge Vazquez homered for the second game in a row and Ramiro Pena doubled in a run as Culiacan clinched a series win.
Mexicali 8, Navojoa 2
Santiago Gonzalez was 4-for-4 with 4 runs and Adam Rosales scored 3 times as Mexicali finally broke their losing skid.
Guasave 1, Mazatlan 0
Gabriel Gutierrez had both of Guasave’s 2 hits and drove in the game’s only run as Francisco Cordova bested Walter Silva.
THURSDAY, December 10
Hermosillo 6, Los Mochis 5
Geronimo Gil and Jesus Castillo each hit 2-run homers to help the Orangemen win the game and series with Mochis.
Obregon 4, Culiacan 4 (12) tie
Adan Amezcua had an RBI single for the Yaquis in the bottom of the 12th to knot up a game subsequently suspended by curfew.
Mexicali 9, Navojoa 1
Oscar Robles was 4-for-4 with 4 RBIs and Oswaldo Morejon added 4 hits as the Eagles won their second straight and the series.
Mazatlan 5, Guasave 3
John Lindsey homered while Ruben Rivera doubled and scored twice to back starter Esteban Loaiza’s triumph.
UPCOMING MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE GAMES
DEC. 11-13 Mazatlan @ Navojoa, Culiacan @ Los Mochis, Hermosillo @ Obregon, Mexicali @ Guasave
DEC. 15-16 Guasave @ Hermosillo, Mazatlan @ Obregon, Mexicali @ Los Mochis, Navojoa @ Culiacan
DEC. 17-19 Los Mochis @ Mazatlan, Culiacan @ Guasave, Hermosillo @ Mexicali, Obregon @ Navojoa