Matías Carrillo became the 26th manager in the history of the Mexican Pacific League to add 200 career victories, when the Mayos de Navojoa beat the Tomateros de Culiacán 10-6 on Tuesday before 8,194 fans at the Tomateros de Culiacán Stadium. , Sinaloa.
Carrillo, who debuted as a helmsman in LMP in 2009-2010 with Algodoneros de Guasave, is in his eighth year as helmsman and broke a tie with Alfredo “Yaqui” Ríos, who added 199 between 1966 and 1990 in which he directed only in nine seasons.
The former Mexican outfielder who played in the major leagues entered the season with a total of 174 wins in his seven previous seasons, and on Tuesday the Mayos reached 26 this season to give his manager his 200th.
In 2009 he began his career with 26 victories with the Algodoneros and the following season he added 36 to lead the team to the Final Series, which they lost 3-4 to Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón.
He had his best season with the Naranjeros de Hermosillo in 2013-2014 when he won 42 games and won the championship, defeating the Mayos 4-3 in the final, and later winning the Caribbean Series.
This season he returned to the helm, after working as a hitting coach in some of them in the past four seasons. He had led the Mayos for the last time in 2016-2017, achieving 39 victories and being out of the playoffs after losing the repechage 1-4 against Águilas de Mexicali.
In 2011-2012 he had his worst moment as a manager in the LMP, losing 17 consecutive games, establishing a mark for Mexican managers in the same season, which Ramón Orantes later equaled at the end of the 2017-2018 season with Cañeros de Los Mochis.