Tuesday, December 29, 2015

MEXPAC SCOREBOARD for December 28, 2015

Mexicali 6-14-0, CULIACAN 4-13-0 (10)
W-Lopez (3-1). L-Arias (1-2). HR-Pena, Cul (8). A-20,860.
Tomateros starter Josh Lowey tossed six shutout innings but Culiacan's bullpen allowed six runs over the final four frames, including three in the top of the tenth.  Aguilas CF Chris Roberson went 3-for-5 with two RBI's and a run.  Ramiro Pena homered for the Tomateros.

NAVOJOA 4-9-1, Los Mochis 2-9-0
W-Bustamante (4-3). L-Patton (0-1). HR-Soto, Moc (11); Golson, Moc (1). A-7,531.
Caneros pitcher Luke Irvine shut out Mayos for five entradas, but relievers Carlos Fisher and Spencer Patton combined to allow four runs over the seventh and eighth innings. Navojoa's Nate Tenbrink doubled twice while Mayos starter Edwin Salas pitched 6.2 frames of one-run ball.

Hermosillo 4-7-1, OBREGON 2-6-1
W-Galvan (3-0). L-Reyes (6-3). HR-Amador, Her (11); Flores, Her (1). A-11,392.
Jorge Flores whacked a two-run homer off Yaquis reliever David Reyes in the seventh to break a 2-2 tie as relievers Rafael Martin and Jason Urquidez held Obregon hitless over the final two innings. The Naranjeros'  Jose Amador clubbed his own two-run homer in the fourth.

Jalisco 5-11-1, MAZATLAN 1-6-1
W-Lara (5-2). L-Meza (2-5). HR-Ortiz, Jal (1). A-14,017.
In just his third game this winter, Eliezer Ortiz cracked a three-run homer with two out in the second to give the Charros all the runs they'd need.  It was Ortiz' first hit of the winter.  Jalisco starter Orlando Lara allowed one run over seven innings. Yunesky Sanchez scored Venados' lone run. 

LMP STANDINGS: Obregon 20-12, Navojoa 18-14, Mazatlan 17-15, Hermosillo 16-15, Mexicali 15-16, Culiacan 15-17, Los Mochis 14-18, Jalisco 12-20.

NOTE: The regular season ends Tuesday night.  Obregon has clinched the second half title while Jalisco will finish in the cellar, but the other six positions in the standings remain unsettled.  Points and playoff pairings will be announced on BBM tomorrow.