David Olmedo-Barrera responded with an RBI double at the top of the ninth inning against star Roberto Osuna and broke a tie to give the Deer of Mazatlan a tight 4-3 victory Tuesday over the Charros de Jalisco in the Mexican Pacific League.
Carlos Muñoz hit a two-touchdown homer and Leo Germán went 3-2 with one RBI and one scored to complement the winners’ offense.
The victory went to Roberto Espinoza (1-1) after retiring a third of the inning without allowing scores, and the loss went to former Major League Baseball pitcher Roberto Osuna (0-1) after tolerating two hits and the run of the difference in one inning.
Sultans 2, Tomateros 1
In Monterrey, Ricardo Serrano hit a two-touchdown RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning and the Sultans came from behind and defeated the Tomateros de Culiacán 2-1.
Juan Ramón Noriega (1-0) retired a blank tackle in relief work and benefited from his team’s reaction to the offense to win the game. Adrián Castillo (0-1) took the loss by tolerating the decisive run in a relay with no outs.
In other results, Sultanes 2, Tomateros 1; the Mayos beat the Eagles 2-1, Hermosillo beat the Yaquis, 5-3
The Mayos beat the Eagles 2-1.
In Navojoa, Roel Santos he broke a tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth and the Mayos beat the Aguilas de Mexicali 2-1.
Asael Sánchez went 3-for-3 with a solo homer to stand out in the Mayos’ offense.
Carlos Bustamante (1-0) retired a blank inning in relief work to claim the victory, while the reverse went to Isaac Jiménez’s record (1-1) after allowing the run of the difference in his work of two thirds.
Hermosillo wins extended game
In Ciudad Obregón, Niko Vázquez responded with a two-run RBI single with two out in the top of the 10th and the Naranjeros de Hermosillo they beat the Yaquis 5-3.
Nick Torres was 4-2 with a solo homer while Jasson Atondo was 4-2 with a double and two RBIs to excel in the Naranjeros’ offense.
Jeffrey Singer won (1-0) after throwing a blank inning with two fans. The stellar Fernando Salas made his second save with a scoreless inning. The setback went to Mario Meza (0-1) after allowing three touchdowns and three hits in two innings.
In Los Mochis, the scheduled duel between the Cañeros and the Algodoneros de Guasave was suspended due to bad weather and will be played on Wednesday as part of a doubleheader of games cut to seven episodes.