MARGARITA 7, ANZOATEGUI 6 IN MARGARITA
Anzoategui led 6-0 half-way through, but Margarita competed the comeback with a two-run eighth. Willie Argo was 2-for-4 with a home run (his second) and a double for Margarita, driving in two. Sean Halton hit a two-run homer, his third, for Margarita.
MAGALLANES 4, LA GUAIRA 1 IN LA GUAIRA
Mario Lisson hit a two-run homer (his seventh) to give Magallanes a 3-0 lead and put them in control of the game. Stolmy Pimentel pitched six innings for Magallanes, giving up one run on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts.
ZULIA 3, ARAGUA 2 IN ZULIA
It was 2-0 going to the bottom of the ninth, but Trayvon Robinson's two-run single capped a three-run comeback victory for Zulia. Logan Duran pitched seven innings for Zulia, giving up two runs (one earned) on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts.
AGUILAS 3 ESCOGIDO 2 AT AGUILAS
Jonathan Villar's sacrifice fly in the ninth scored Rafael Ynoa with the winning run. Jorge Polanco was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI for Escogido.
LICEY 1, ORIENTE 0 IN LICEY
Mel Rojas, Jr. homered (his second) leading off the fourth for the game's only run. Yohan Flande pitched four shutout innings for Licey, giving up three hits and a walk with three strikeouts.
ESTE 7, GIGANTES 4 IN ESTE
Este led 6-0 after three and held on to win. Raul Valdes pitched six shutout innings for Este, giving up four hits and two walks with two strikeouts.
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
SANTURCE 3, CAGUAS 2 IN SANTURCE
Hector Olivera's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth led Santurce to victory. Adalberto Flores struck out eight in six innings for Santruce, giving up one run on one hit and no walks.
MAYAGUEZ 8, AGUADILLA 3 IN AGUADILLA
Already leading 3-2, Mayaguez scored five in the seventh to put the game out of reach. Kennys Vargas was 0-for-3 with a walk and two runs for Mayaguez.
JALISCO 10, OBREGON 2 IN JALISCO
Jesus Valdez hit a three-run homer (his fifth) in a six-run first that put Jalisco in control early. Octavio Acosta struck out five in five shutout innings for Jalisco, giving up two hits and no walks. Amadeo Zazueta was 4-for-5 with a home run (his second) and a triple, scoring twice and driving four. Japhet Amador was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs for Jalisco. Eduardo Arredondo was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI for Jalisco.
MEXICALI 4, NAVOJOA 1 IN NAVOJOA
With Mexicali leading 2-1, C. J. Retherford hit a two-run homer (his ninth) in the eighth to put the game out of reach. Kameron Loe struck out six in 5.2 innings for Mexicali, giving up one run on eight hits and a walk.
LOS MOCHIS 3, CULIACAN 0 IN CULIACAN
Los Mochis scored two in the first and led all the way. Yudai Mori pitched six shutout innings for Los Mochis, giving up three hits and no walks while striking out four.
MAZATLAN 4, HERMOSILLO 3 IN HERMOSILLO
Heber Gomez' RBI single in the ninth brought home the go-ahead run for Mazatlan. Jesus Sanchez pitched 5.2 innings for Mazatlan, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk. Brian Hernandez was 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI for Mazatlan. Jose Aguilar was 3-for-4 with a walk for Mazatlan, scoring three times and driving in one.
CANBERRA 5, PERTH 2 IN CANBERRA
D. J. Davis hit a three-run homer in the seventh, turning a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 lead. Louis Cohen struck out five in 5.1 innings for Canberra, giving up one run on three hits and a walk.
*Game played December 15. It's timey-wimey.