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Sox 6, Cyclones 5
Hero at the Plate and on the Bump’
Submitted by Bryan Thomason, White Sox manager
The New Mexico MABL 18+ Championship series, played on 9/25/17,
between the fourth seeded White Sox and third seeded Cyclones was very
competitive and hard fought by both teams. The Cyclones jumped out to early
five run leads in both games, but the White Sox had already taken down the
first seeded Albuquerque Dodgers and second Seeded Giants, so playing
from behind again higher seeded teams was nothing new to this crew.
Game one, a 5-run fourth by the Sox tied the game up, highlighted by
back-to-back home runs by Brian Cavazos-Galvez and Patrick Gatewood.
The Sox ultimately won 17-9, hitting four home runs in that game, including a
3-run shot by Denny McClain late
to provide insurance runs. Nick Griego was the winning pitcher for the White