The Pecos League is in its final weekend of the regular season. There are three games to play with three teams already in the playoffs. The final spot will come down to the final few games as the Trinidad Triggers and White Sands Pupfish are battling it out for the final spot. Plus none of the top three seeds are set.
At the top of the standings are the Alpine Cowboys and the defending champion Roswell Invaders who are battling it out with the final 6 games of season. Alpine took the first game 6-5 by scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th to earn the win. On Sunday and Monday, the two teams will be playing double headers with the final game of the season coming Tuesday night.
In 3rd place at the moment is the Las Cruces Vaqueros who could still maybe come out on top. They are playing the 5th place White Sands Pupfish who are fighting for their playoff lives.
The playoffs will start on Wednesday, and the final weekend should be interesting with all the playoff spots being set.
In other recent news from the league, two players were signed by MLB affiliates.
Charlie Short of the Roswell Invaders was signed by the New York Yankees and assigned to one of the Yankees minor league teams. Short was a reliever for the Invaders and was having a great season. In 12 appearances, Short had 6 saves and 28 strikeouts in15 innings pitched.
Andrew Wall of the Alpine Cowboys was signed by the Washington Nationals and assigned to the New York-Penn League which is a short-season A league. The left-handed relief pitcher was 1-0 in 27 games with a 2.70 ERA over 20 innings pitched.