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Strong Innings by Ledezma and Machi

Strong Innings by Ledezma and Machi

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUEThis league does not use the round robin format for their playoffs.  Los Venados de Mazatlan were quickly eliminated from the tournament, swept in 4 games in their series with Los Tomateros de Culiacan.  Last night, Los Yaquis de Obregon eliminated Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo, taking that series 4 games to 2.  Tonight, Los Caneros de Los Mochis eliminated Los Algodoneros de Guasave, taking that series also 4-2.Caneros de Los Mochis  6,  Algodoneros de Guasave  4  --  Los Caneros posted 5 runs in the top of the 6th, with a 3-run homer, an RBI double, and some help on an error by Guasave's 1B Yurendell de Caster.  Guasave rallied with their own 3-run homer in the bottom of the 8th, but could not rally again in the 9th.  De Caster went 0-for-4 at the plate.  DOMINICAN LEAGUEToros del Este  8,  Estrellas de Oriente  0  --  A pitching duel for 8 innings....  Los Toros had scattered 4 ...

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