Laguna gets seventh straight win, tied for LMB North lead

Laguna gets seventh straight win, tied for LMB North lead

The last time a team from Mexico’s Laguna region (centered in the cities of Torreon and Gomez Palacio) won the Mexican League pennant, Harry Truman was president of the USA, Hank Williams was just emerging as country music’s most seminal singer and a 16-year-old named Henry Aaron was earning $3 a day playing for the semipro Mobile Black Bears.  You get the picture. While it’s […]

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Tabasco: Che Reyes out as skipper, Marco Antonio Guzman in

Tabasco: Che Reyes out as skipper, Marco Antonio Guzman in

As has been chronicled here numerous times, baseball managers are “hired to be fired” is an axiom that seems to be taken to another level in the Mexican League.  Less than three weeks into the 2017 season, there’s already been a dismissal as veteran pilot Enrique “Che” Reyes was let go Monday by the Tabasco Olmecas after a slow start after the team stumbled out […]

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Final seasons: Alfredo Amezaga, Oscar Robles, Heber Gomez

Final seasons: Alfredo Amezaga, Oscar Robles, Heber Gomez

Three longtime infielders whose careers have taken them on different paths are all playing their final seasons of professional baseball this season in the Mexican League, two of them on the same team.  Alfredo Amezaga and Oscar Robles are wrapping up with the Tijuana Toros while Heber Gomez is finishing his career with the Saltillo Saraperos. Alfredo Amezaga Becerra, who turned 39 in January, was […]

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