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An Extra Perk of Staying Fit: Having a Better Life Insurance Policy

An Extra Perk of Staying Fit: Having a Better Life Insurance Policy

There are plenty of perks for staying in shape. Higher self-esteem and an overall better health are just two of many benefits. One perk that many people are unaware of is the ability to get a better life insurance plan. For many people, having a life insurance plan means peace of mind. When you have loved ones depending on you to support them financially, knowing […]

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How to Break Into Sports Management

How to Break Into Sports Management

For most people, professional sports are just a hobby or a source of entertainment. However, for others, professional sports are where they have built very successful careers. Despite being a relatively new concept, sports management is a very promising and lucrative career. The sports management field is broad, and it opens a range of opportunities, depending on one’s interests and the organizations they wish to […]

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Yucatan holds off Monterrey, leads LMB South by 2 games

Yucatan holds off Monterrey, leads LMB South by 2 games

Alejandro Soto (pictured) tossed six innings of three-hit shutout ball and Ronnier Mustelier punched a two-run single to lead the Yucatan Leones to a 3-2 win over the Monterrey Sultanes Sunday night in Merida.  A near-sellout crowd of 11,142 at Estadio Kukulcan watched the Leones win the rubber match of the three-game set to raise their record to 12-8, good for a two-game lead over […]

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Benji Gil returns as manager in Culiacan under new GM Valdez

Benji Gil returns as manager in Culiacan under new GM Valdez

It’s been an awkward 2017 thus far for the Mexican Pacific League’s Culiacan Tomateros, to say the least. Entering the year, the team was still adjusting to new manager Enrique “Che” Reyes, who had replaced former skipper Lino Rivera in December, as as they headed into the first round of the playoffs against Hermosillo.  The players were said to have regained their confidence under Reyes […]

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Pitchers Osuna, De La Cruz, Crenshaw each record 5th wins

Pitchers Osuna, De La Cruz, Crenshaw each record 5th wins

Although April only ended Sunday and the Mexican League is just over four weeks into its 2017 season, three Liga pitchers have already attained their fifth wins of the young campaign.  Union Laguna moundmates Edgar Osuna ( pictured ) and Dustin Crenshaw are joined by Saltillo starter Frankie de la Cruz as the LMB’s co-wins leaders heading into the month of May. Osuna and Crenshaw […]

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Liga Norte’s 2017 season underway

Liga Norte’s 2017 season underway

While the Mexican League receives the lion’s share of attention of baseball fans during the spring and summer as the nation’s top professional loop, Mexico’s “second circuit” has quietly gotten its 2017 season underway in the northwest corner of the country. The Liga Norte de Mexico (or Northern Mexico League) serves as a de facto Class AA league for the LMB, with each of the […]

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LMP 2017-18 schedule out, Caneros to host All-Star Game

LMP 2017-18 schedule out, Caneros to host All-Star Game

The Mexican Pacific League has released its 2017-18 regular season schedule, which includes a midseason All-Star Game in Los Mochis.  Once again, all eight MexPac teams will play 68 games from mid-October through the Christmas holiday season before the playoffs open in January. As in seasons past, teams will open the schedule with home-and-away single games against a rival side. The campaign will begin with […]

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LMB: Leones lengthen lead, Paquin packing, Robo rolling

LMB: Leones lengthen lead, Paquin packing, Robo rolling

While the Mexican League’s Northern Division has been a dogfight over the first month of the 2017 regular season, the LMB South has been more or less the sole domain of the Yucatan Leones thus far.  The 21-11 Lions are the hottest team in the Liga right now, winning 11 of their last 13 games to pull into a five-and-a-half game lead over defending champion […]

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Leones off to fast start; Leon, Durango early surprises

Leones off to fast start; Leon, Durango early surprises

There was nothing shocking about Yucatan winning seven of their first eight games to take an early lead in the Mexican League’s Southern Division standings.  The Leones were considered an early favorite after defending champion Puebla’s roster was gutted in the off-season load up the Monclova Acereros (both teams are owned by Gerardo Benavides), and they opened the season by sweeping Quintana Roo in a […]

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MexPac looking to go national?

MexPac looking to go national?

There’s little doubt that the Mexican Pacific League has become a huge success.  Based in Mexico’s western states of Sonora, Sinaloa and Baja California Norte, the MexPac has grown into the Western Hemisphere’s most highly-attended baseball league outside the Majors, with crowds averaging nearly 10,000 per game last winter.  In comparison, according to Ballpark Digest,  the Class AAA International and Pacific Coast leagues drew between […]

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