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Winter League Playoffs 1/25 — Mayaguez Takes Puerto Rican Title; Obregon Sweeps Mexican Series

Winter League Playoffs 1/25 — Mayaguez Takes Puerto Rican Title; Obregon Sweeps Mexican Series

One early game, one later game, and then the really late Australian games....  The Dominican and Venezuelan Leagues are off today.

 

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE  (best of 9)

Indios de Mayaguez  5,  Criollos de Caguas  2

Los Indios de Mayaguez won the Puerto Rican League best-of-9 championship series with their 5th win over Los Criollos.  Los Indios scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 3rd with two singles, a walk, a 2-RBI double, and an RBI single.  They added some insurance with a 2-run homer in the 8th.  Bobby Livingston made the start and earned the win for Los Indios, going into the 6th inning.  He allowed 2 runs -- one in the 3rd ininng on a pair of doubles, and one in the 6thon a double and a single.  Justin Thomas pitched the top of the 9th for Mayaguez, and earned a Save as he retired the side in order to finish the game and the series.

 

MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE   (best of 7)

Yaquis de Obregon  19,   Algodoneros de Guasave  0

Los Yaquis, who have won ...

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