The Mexican Pacific League playoffs began yesterday. This league uses a playoff format like we're used to seeing in the US leagues. The top 6 teams are in the playoffs, with #1 Culiacan playing the #6 Navojoa, #2 Mexicali vs. #5 Mochis, and #3 Obregon vs. #4 Hermosillo in the best-of-7 first round. Los Venados de Mazatlan, with Pirates' Rogelio Noris, finished in last place and are eliminated, along with Los Caneros de Los Mochis. There is some shifting around of rosters -- former Pirate OF Corey Wimberly has jumped from the Venezuelan League to Los Yaquis de Obregon for the playoffs. He had one hit in Obregon's 3-0 win over Guasave on Sunday.
Yaquis de Obregon 8, Algodoneros de Guasave 7
Both teams had a 4-run inning early in the game, but by the end of 9 inning...
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