A good day for Wilkin Ramirez.
ESCOGIDO 3, ESTE 1 IN ESCOGIDO
Twins: Wilkin Ramirez (Este) was 1-for-2 with a triple and a walk, scoring once. Pedro Florimon (Escogido) was 1-for-4 with a run.
Game summary: Roger Kieschnick (San Francisco) hit a two-run homer in the third to give Escogido a 3-0 lead.
Este: Adalberto Mendez pitched 1.2 scoreless innings.
Escogido: Daniel Cabrera (Arizona) pitched five shutout innings without a strikeout, giving up two hits and walking two. Kieschnick was 1-for-3 with a walk and drove in three.
CIBAO 12, ORIENTE 5 IN ORIENTE
Twins: Drew Butera (Oriente) started and went 0-for-1, then was replaced.
Game summary: Cibao scored six in the second on the way to building an 11-0 lead.
Cibao: Moises Sierra (Toronto) was 2-for-4 with a double and a homer, scoring three times and driving in three. Ronny Gil (St. Louis) was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Oriente: Junior Lake (Cubs) was 3-for-5 with a home run. Ed Rogers hit a two-run homer.
LICEY 3, AGUILAS 2 IN AGUILAS
Game summary: Licey scored two in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie.
Licey: Brian Cavazos-Galvez (Dodgers) was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Daniel McCutchen pitched four innings and gave up only one run despite allowing six hits and three walks.
Aguilas: Efren Navarro (Angels) was 2-for-4 with a double and scored once. Juan Carlos Perez was 2-for-3 with a walk.