Alex Mejía hit a three-run RBI double within a four-touchdown attack in the eighth inning, and the Mexicali Eagles defeated the Ciudad Obregón Yaquis 7-2 on Friday to ratify their lead in the second round of the League. Mexican of the Pacific.
Ernesto Zaragoza (2-0) allowed a run in his one-inning relief, but benefited from the offensive reaction of his teammates to win the match. Eddie Gamboa (0-3) took the loss after conceding three touchdowns and eight hits in seven 1/3 innings.
In Hermosillo, Ricky Álvarez went 3-for-4-3 with two RBIs, Leo Germán went 4-2 with one RBI and two runs scored, and Ricardo Valenzuela went 3-1 with an RBI in the Venados de Mazatlán victory by 6-2 over the Naranjeros.
Daniel Cruz (1-0) allowed one run and two hits in five innings to claim victory, and Ryan Verdugo (2-3) lost after giving up three runs and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings.
In Jalisco, a three-touchdown attack in the bottom of the seventh inning was decisive for the Charros’ 5-4 victory over the Mayos de Navojoa.
Agustín Murillo was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Dariel Álvarez was 4-2 with a double and two RBIs for the Charros.
Brennan Bernardino (1-3) scored the victory with a scoreless inning with two strikeouts in relief, while star Roberto Osuna retired the ninth inning without allowing a run for the save. The loss went to Fabian Anguamea’s record (2-1) after conceding three touchdowns in his two-thirds inning relief.
In Guasave, the scheduled duel between the Algodoneros and the Tomateros de Culiacán was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled as part of a doubleheader.
In the second round, the Eagles lead the circuit with a record of 9-4, followed by Venados (8-5), Algodoneros (7-5), Sultanes (6-5), Mayos (7-6), Naranjeros (6 -7), Yaquis (6-7), Tomateros (5-7), Charros (5-7) and Cañeros (3-9).