Mexican Pacific League
Reid Gorecki (Former Springfield-Navojoa) started in left field and batted fifth. 0-for-3 with one two-out RBI, two walks, one stolen base, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.
Mike McCoy (Former Memphis-Culiacan) started at third base and batted second. 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, one sacrifice, and three stolen bases.
Guasave released Andy Cavazos (Former St. Louis). Cavazos made 11 relief appearances posting a 1-1 record, 13.50 ERA, and two holds. He allowed 20 hits, 15 runs (13 earned), one home run, 12 walks, and struck out 15 over 8.2 innings. This was the second time during the 2009 year that he was cut, the first being by the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League in July.
Obregon (4-3) visits Guasave (3-4) @ 6:30 PM MST.
Mochis (4-3) visits Navojoa (3-4) @ 7:30 PM MST.
Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite-Xalapa) started in left field and batted leadoff. 4-for-6 with one triple, three RBIs, and two runs.
Dennis Abreu (Former Tennessee-Margarita) started at third base and batted fifth. 2-for-4 with two runs and one throwing error.
Pedro Rodriguez (MiLB Signing-Caribes) entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters, walking one and getting the other to fly out for the winning decision (4-2).
La Guaira (20-23) visits Magallanes (29-13) @ 5:30 PM VST.
Zulia (23-20) visits Aragua (18-24) @ 5:30 PM VST.
Caribes (14-29) visits Margarita (21-22) @ 6:00 PM VST.
Fabian Marquez (VSL Free Agent-Lara) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out one. (g/f:2-0)
Juan Richardson (Former Springfield-Estrellas) started at third base and batted sixth. 1-for-4 with one strikeout.
Yasser Gomez (Cuban Free Agent-Estrellas) started in left field and batted eighth. 0-for-3 with one run and one walk.
Kelvin Jimenez (Former St. Louis-Estrellas) entered in the fifth and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck out one. (g/f:4-0)(ir-s:2-0)
Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Licey) entered in the eighth in right field and batted leadoff. Hit by pitch in only at-bat.
D'Angelo Jimenez (Former Memphis-Licey) entered in the eighth as a pinch hitter and walked.
Yadel Marti (Cuban Free Agent-Licey) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck out one. (g/f:1-4)
Alberto Castillo (Former St. Louis-Azucareros) entered in the seventh as catcher, batting seventh. 1-for-2 with one strikeout.
Julian Tavarez (Former St. Louis-Aguilas) started and pitched five innings. He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one walk, and struck out three.
Luis Perdomo (Former Springfield-Aguilas) entered in the eighth and pitched two-thirds of an inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk for the winning decision (1-0).
Abraham Nunez (Former St. Louis-Escogido) started at third base and batted seventh. 0-for-4 at the plate.
Danilo Sanchez (Former Springfield-Escogido) started at catcher and batted eighth. 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Matt Perisho (Former Memphis-Escogido) entered in the sixth and pitch a third of an inning. He allowed no hits or runs.
Rosario Rodriguez (Former Memphis-Escogido) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits and one earned run.
Mayaguez-Puerto Rico (4-6) visits Estrellas (12-21) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Escogido (20-12) visits Aguilas (15-18) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Azucareros (18-15) visits Licey (18-15) @ 7:30 PM AST.
Javier Colina (Former Memphis-Monteria) started at third base and batted seventh. 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.
Adron Chambers (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started in centerfield and batted leadoff. 3-for-5 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Mark Shorey (Memphis-Barranquilla) started in right field and batted third. 2-for-5 with one run.
Chris Swauger (Palm Beach-Barranquilla) started at first base and batted sixth. 1-for-2 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one sac fly.
El Heraldo Post Game (Chambers photo included)
No games Saturday, All-Star game on Sunday.
Puerto Rican League
Johnny Hernandez (Former Palm Beach-Mayaguez) started in left field and batted seventh. 2-for-2 at the plate.
Casey Mulligan (Springfield-Caguas) entered in the ninth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk for the save (2). (g/f:2-1)
Raul Gonzalez (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in left field and batted fourth. 2-for-5 with two two-out RBIs and one strikeout.
Prentice Redman (Former Memphis-Ponce) started in right field and batted fifth. 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and one sac fly.
Pete Parise (Memphis-Ponce) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings. He allowed two hits and one earned run. (g/f:2-3)(ir-s:2-1)
Luis Mateo (Johnson City-Carolina) entered in the eighth as a pinch hitter, batting fourth. 1-for-1 with one double and one run.
Armando Rios (Former Memphis-Carolina) started as designated hitter and batted fifth. 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and one hit by pitch.
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