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    Jun 14, 1985 - Pittsburgh's Jose DeLeon (2-8) strikes out 11 in 7 innings as the Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies‚ 3-2. Johnny Ray and Sixto Lezcano homer for Pittsburgh. DeLeon‚ who won his first game of the year on June 2‚ will lose his next 11 to finish at 2-19.

    Oct 8, 1983 - The Phillies and Orioles each win game 4 of their respective LCS to advance to the World Series. Philadelphia gets home runs from Gary Matthews and Sixto Lezcano in another 7-2 victory‚ while Baltimore's Tito Landrum hits a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning to break a scoreless tie and spark the Orioles to a 3-0 win.

    Dec 10, 1981 - In what would be a blockbuster swap of outstanding young shortstops‚ the Cardinals trade Garry Templeton and OF Sixto Lezcano to the Padres for Ozzie Smith and P Steve Mura. The deal is put on hold‚ however‚ when Smith is unable to work out an acceptable contract with his new club.

    Dec 12, 1980 - The Cardinals make their 3rd major trade‚ sending the recently acquired P Rollie Fingers‚ C Ted Simmons‚ and P Pete Vuckovich to the Brewers in exchange for P Lary Sorensen‚ OF Sixto Lezcano‚ and minor leaguers OF David Green and P Dave LaPoint. Fingers and Vuckovich will win the AL Cy Young Award for the Brewers in 1981 and 1982‚ respectively.

    Apr 10, 1980 - In front of a crowd of 53‚313‚ Sixto Lezcano hits 2 homers-a 2-run shot in the 4th-off Dennis Eckersley-and a grand slam with 2 outs in the 9th inning‚ to give Milwaukee a 9-5 win over Boston and Dick Drago. Lezcano also opened the 1978 season with a grand slam‚ the only player to do it twice in Openers. The game features 7 homers‚ including Carl Yastrzemski and Butch Hobson going deep in the 9th off Slaton.

    Apr 9, 1978 - The Brewers complete a stunning season-opening‚ 3-game sweep of the Orioles by scores of 11-3‚ 16-3‚ and 13-5. Sixto LezcanoGorman Thomas‚ and Cecil Cooper provided the Brewers with a grand slam in each game to set a ML mark.

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