FIRST ROUND SERIES UPDATE
Obregon defeated Mexicali, 4 games to 1
Hermosillo leads Navojoa, 3 games to 2
Mazatlan leads Culiacan, 3 games to 2
Mexicali has been eliminated from contention for wild card semifinal berth
SATURDAY, January 2
Mexicali 6, Obregon 0
Dan Serafini allowed just 2 hits over 8 shutout innings for Mexicali as Adam Rosales doubled twice, singled and drive in 2 runs.
Hermosillo 4, Navojoa 3
Humberto Cota belted a 2-run homer for Hermosillo and Edgar Gonzalez got the win by tossing 1-run ball over 7 innings.
Mazatlan 1, Culiacan 0
Pablo Ortega tossed a 6-hit shutout for the Venados, outdueling Hector Rodriguez. Heber Gomez had 2 hits and scored lone run.
SUNDAY, January 3
Obregon 9, Mexicali 5
Iker Franco had 3 hits and Flavio Romero had 3 RBIs to pace Obregon win. Adam Rosales collected 3 hits and 2 RBIs for Aguilas.
Hermosillo 3, Navojoa 2
Travis Blackley let in 1 run on 4 hits in 7 frames for Naranjeros while teammate Nelson Teilon had 2 hits and 2 RBIs.
Mazatlan 3, Culiacan 0
Former MLB star Esteban Loaiza turned in 7 solid innings as Venados won second straight shutout over potent Culiacan side.
MONDAY, January 4
No games scheduled
TUESDAY, January 5
Obregon 3, Mexicali 2
Carlos Valencia pounded a 3-run homer in the 8th for Yaquis, who got 2 scoreless innings from reliever Adrian Ramirez for win.
Hermosillo 12, Navojoa 7
Humberto Cota crushed 3 homers with 5 RBIs for Orangemen, who also got HRs from Nelson Teilon and Jose Luis Sandoval.
Culiacan 8, Mazatlan 6
Tomateros got offense untracked as Ramiro Pena had 3 hit, 3 RBIs and scored twice. Edgar Gonzalez homered for Mazatlan.
WEDNESDAY, January 6
Obregon 6, Mexicali 2
Victor Diaz and Iker Franco homered to key 5-run second inning for Obregon. Matt Camp homered in losing effort for Eagles.
Navojoa 9, Hermosillo 5
Mayos stayed alive thanks to Amaury Cazana’s grand slam, his second homer in two nights. Vinny Castilla homered for Hermosillo.
Mazatlan 10, Culiacan 2
Reid Brignac was 2-for-4 with double and 3 RBIs for Venados while Christian Quintero had 4 hits and scored 3 runs.
THURSDAY, January 7
Obregon 14, Mexicali 9
Erubiel Durazo homered, had 3 RBIs and scored 3 runs as Yaquis won series. Brad Snyder had 2 HRs and 6 RBIs for Mexicali.
Navojoa 8, Hermosillo 3
Raul Lopez clubbed 3-run homer and Amaury Cazano was 2-for-4 with a run and 2 ribbies as Navojoa won second straight.
Culiacan 4, Mazatlan 1
Hector Rodriguez let in 1 run in 7 innings while recent Mets signee Mike Cervenak had homer and 2 RBIs for Tomateros.
FRIDAY, January 8
No games schedule
MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE
First Round Playoff Schedule
SAT, Jan. 9 Culiacan at Mazatlan, Navojoa at Hermosillo
SUN, Jan. 10* Culiacan at Mazatlan, Navojoa at Hermosillo