Two-time champion Tomateros breathes with triumph over Guasave in the Mexican Pacific

GUASAVE, Mexico – Ramiro Peña broke a tie with a double RBI in the top of the eleventh inning and later scored thanks to a producer singles by Joey Meneses to secure an important 3-1 victory this Sunday for the current two-time champions of the Tomateros circuit in Culiacán on the Algodoneros de Guasave, which helps them to keep fighting in a difficult second round that has jeopardized their qualification for the postseason of the Mexican Pacific League.

Meneses went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Sebastián Elizalde hit a solo home run to stand out in the Tomateros attack.

Zach Hartam (4-3) retired two scoreless innings to win the game, and Jesús García (1-2) lost it, after conceding two touchdowns in two-thirds of the inning.

In Jalisco, Félix Pérez was 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs, including an RBI single in the seventh inning that broke a tie and gave the Charros a 6-5 victory over the Mayos de Navojoa.

Veteran Agustín Murillo hit a two-run homer to round out the Charros attack.

David Richardson (3-2) retired 1 1/3 innings to win the game, while star Roberto Osuna pitched the ninth with two strikeouts and no runs allowed for the save. The setback went to the record of Fabian Anguamea (2-2), after allowing the run of the difference in his work of two thirds.

At Los Mochis, Alberto Carreón batted 4-2 with an RBI to support the brilliant work of Cristian Castillo, and the Sultanes de Monterrey defeated the Cañeros 2-0.

Castillo (2-3) completed six powerful scoreless innings throwing a five-hitter to win the game, and Kyle Friedrichs (0-1) lost it, despite allowing only one run and four hits in five innings.

In Ciudad Obregón, Michael Wing was 4-2 with a double, a home run and four RBIs, Kristian Delgado was 3-3 with a triple, a home run and two RBIs and Víctor Mendoza had four hits with two RBIs on the RBI. comfortable 8-5 victory for the Yaquis over the Águilas de Mexicali.

Luis Escobar (4-5) won the game with five 1/3 innings of work in which he allowed three runs and five hits, and Thomas Melgarejo (2-1) lost, after allowing three runs and five hits in four innings.

At Hermosillo, Julian León responded with a two-run RBI single to break a tie in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Naranjeros defeated the Venados de Mazatlán 6-4.

In the second round Águilas lead the circuit with a 9-6 record, followed by Venados (8-7), Algodoneros (8-7), Mayos (8-7), Naranjeros (8-7), Yaquis (8-7) ), Sultanes (7-7), Tomateros (7-8), Charros (6-8) and Cañeros (5-10).