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Winter ball roundup: Mexican Pacific League

Tigers prospect Paredes rides showing to Caribbean Series berth
@tylermaun
February 3, 2021

Without a Minor League season in 2020, top prospects headed to various locations across the globe for offseason work. Over the next few weeks, MiLB.com will look at the highlights from winter ball seasons worldwide. First up was the Dominican Winter League, now the Mexican Pacific League. Season summary The

Quiroz’s interesting journey nears destination

Rays No. 30 prospect on 60-man roster, nine years after pro start
July 27, 2020

Despite taking one of the more circuitous routes to this point in his career, Esteban Quiroz’s experience in recent months is probably familiar to many around the world. After the official cancellation of Spring Training, Quiroz -- then at Padres camp in Peoria, Arizona -- returned to his native Obregon

El Paso scores 10 in ninth, sets PCL mark

Quiroz crushes walk-off slam for record-breaking 232nd homer
August 10, 2019

Heading into the bottom of the ninth inning on Friday, it looked like Triple-A El Paso was heading for its sixth straight loss. In what seemed like merely an instant, however, everything changed, and history was made in the process.The Chihuahuas strung together eight hits and 10 runs in the

Chihuahuas hit, pitch way to historic night

Padres prospects combine for 15 runs on 19 hits in shutout win
May 6, 2019

Triple-A El Paso was firing on all cylinders Monday. The Chihuahuas mashed seven home runs to tie the team's single-game record and defeated Salt Lake, 15-0, for their first shutout of 2019. It was the club's 400th regular-season victory.Padres No. 9 prospectLogan Allen allowed two hits and struck out seven over

Seven Sea Dogs Headed to the Arizona Fall League

Annual Prospect League begins on October 9th
August 30, 2018

Portland, Maine - The rosters for the 27th season of the Arizona Fall League were announced on Thursday, August 30. Seven Sea Dogs from this year's squad were selected to the Mesa Solar Sox: Michael Chavis, Bobby Dalbec, Darwinzon Hernandez, Josh Ockimey, Esteban Quiroz, Teddy Stankiewicz, and Josh Taylor. The

'Dogs hold on for a 4-3 win at Reading

Jimenez and Quiroz lead the way
August 25, 2018

Reading, PA - Dedgar Jimenez (9-7) fired six strong innings, and Esteban Quiroz hit a three-run homer, as the Portland Sea Dogs (57-73) held on for a 4-3 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (62-67) on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.

'Dogs fall in 10 innings, 4-3 at Reading

Hart with six strong innings
August 24, 2018

Reading, PA - Malquin Canelo drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the 10th inning, giving the Reading Fightin Phils (62-66) a 5-4 win over the Portland Sea Dogs (56-73) in the series opener.

Sea Dogs rally late, beat Trenton 6-5!

Winning run on a wild pitch
April 20, 2018

Trenton, NJ - Trailing 5-2 after seven innings, the Portland Sea Dogs (6-7) scored four times over the final two innings and beat the Trenton Thunder (7-7), 6-5 on Friday night at Arm & Hammer Park.

Quiroz homers twice in 12-4 loss at Reading

Portland returns home Friday
April 11, 2018

Reading, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (3-4) pounded out 16 hits and took the series from the Portland Sea Dogs (1-5), 12-4 on Wednesday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium. Portland dropped two of three and five of six on their opening trip of the season.

Reading holds on for a 6-5 win Monday

'Dogs pen works 4.1 scoreless
April 9, 2018

Reading, Pa - Reading's bullpen retired the final 15 batters, holding on to beat the Portland Sea Dogs (0-4), 6-5 on Monday night in the series opener at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Fightins (2-3) used a three-run fourth for the win.

'Dogs fall short in Binghamton, 4-3

Cole Sturgeon 2-for-4, 2 2B
April 8, 2018

Binghamton, NY - Portland put together four straight, two-out hits, scoring three times in the eighth inning, but Binghamton held on for a 4-3 win in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at NYSEG Stadium. Portland was swept in the three-game series and resumes their trip on Monday night in

Quiroz and Tobias homer in Portland's 5-3 loss at Binghamton

Rumble Ponies score four in the fifth for their second straight win
April 7, 2018

Binghamton, NY - Portland had a 2-1 lead early, but the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (2-0) scored four times in the fifth inning and beat the Sea Dogs 5-3 on Saturday afternoon at NYSEG Stadium. Portland has dropped the first two games of the series.