LARA 6, MARGARITA 2 IN LARA
With the score tied 2-2, Lara scored four runs in the eighth, getting an error, a walk, and three singles, to win the game. Nestor Molina pitched 5.2 innings for Lara, giving up two runs on seven hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Luis Valbuena was 3-for-4 with a walk for Lara, scoring once and driving in two.
Lara wins the best-of-seven series, 4-3.
GIGANTES 7, LICEY 0 IN LICEY
Garabez Rosa hit a three-run double in a four-run first that provided all the runs the Gigantes needed. Nik Turley started for Licey and lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing four runs on three hits and two walks. Moises Sierra hit a home run for the Gigantes, who used seven pitchers to shut out Licey.
ESCOGIDO 5, AGUILAS 2 IN AT AGUILAS
Escogido scored three in the second and two in the third to take control of the game. Jorge Polanco was 1-for-5 with a run for Escogido. Danny Santana was 0-for-4 for the Aguilas. Irwin Delgado pitched six innings for Escogido, giving up one run on two hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Chesny Young was 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI for Escogido. Rafael Bautista was 3-for-5 for Escogido.
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
CAGUAS 2, MAYAGUEZ 1 IN MAYAGUEZ
Ruben Gotay's RBI single in the ninth broke a 1-1 tie and gave Caguas the win. Eddie Rosario was 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk for Mayaguez. Kennys Vargas was 2-for-4 for Mayaguez. Benji Gonzalez was 1-for-3 for Mayaguez. Dereck Rodriguez pitched two shutout innings for Mayaguez, giving up no hits and one walk with one strikeout. Jose De La Torre struck out four in 4.1 innings, giving up one run on five hits and one walk.
Caguas leads the best-of-seven series 3-2.
SANTURCE 2, CAROLINA 1 IN SANTURCE
Ivan De Jesus, Jr. hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Santurce made it stand up. Santurce used six pitchers to hold Carolina to one run.
Santurce wins the best-of-seven series 4-1.
No games scheduled. In the semi-final round, Culiacan will play Los Mochis and Hermosillo will play Mexicali. Even though Culiacan lost in the first round, they won more games than any other losing team, so they advance anyway.
No games scheduled.