MEXICALI, Mexico – Reynaldo Rodríguez hit a bases-loaded home run, Héctor Velázquez hit the hill and the Yaquis of Ciudad Obregón completed the sweep over the Aguilas de Mexicali by beating them 8-2 on Sunday in the Mexican Pacific League .
Velázquez (2-1) took the win; In 6 episodes he allowed 2 hits, 1 run, conceded 1 base and struck out 5. The loss went to Javier Solano (0-3), he threw 4 innings, allowed 5 hits, 6 earned runs, gave away 4 passports and prescribed 3 “chocolates ”.
The Obregonian guns exploded in the fourth inning and regained control of the game 6-1. Alonzo Harris started the attack with a double, Carlos Sepúlveda received a passport, then, with one out, Víctor Mendoza reached first with a base on balls; later, with the bases loaded, Rodriguez homered to drive in four runs.
In Navojoa, after a difficult start, Raúl Carrillo from Guadalajara paved the way and led the Mayos from home to a 4-2 victory against Charros de Jalisco, to complete the sweep.
Carrillo (2-2) took the victory in a five-round effort, Alex Delgado (0-1) suffered the disaster and Carlos Bustamante added his fourth rescue.
Fernando Flores homered for the Charros and Samar Leyva for the Mayos.
In Mazatlán, a solid performance by Elián Leyva in the center of the diamond that was supported by the offense of his teammates boosted the victory of the Naranjeros de Hermosillo 4-1 against the Venados de Mazatlán.
Cuban Leyva again had another great start this season by leaving the game won after working for seven innings where he allowed a run which was dirty and three hits, striking out two opponents. His ERA remains at 0.00 in 25 innings pitched.
Leyva took his third win of the season, while Mitch Lively took the backhand and Fernando Salas added his sixth save.
In Culiacán, Emmanuel Ávila rolled the takeoff run in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Tomateros de Culiacán beat Algodoneros de Guasave 7-6.
The winner was Derrick Loop and Zach Hartman took the save. Jeff Kinley took the loss.
In Monterrey, with a hermetic performance by Carlos Viera, the Cañeros de Los Mochis beat Sultanes de Monterrey 2-1 to avoid the sweep in the series.
The Cuban got his second win of the season by taking over 6.2 innings in which he only accepted one run.
The difference race came in the sixth and was produced by Juan Carlos Camacho. Josuan Hernández hit his third home run of the season for the Cañeros.
Nathanael Santiago bore defeat.
The Yaquis and Mayos are leaders with a record of 11-6, followed by Charros with 10-7, Algodoneros 9-7, Naranjeros and Tomateros with 9-8, Venados 8-9, Sultanes 7-10, Águilas 6-11 and Cañeros 4-12