PUERTO RICO 9, VENEZUELA 6 IN MEXICO
Three singles, two walks, and another single produced four first-inning runs for Puerto Rico. It was 9-2 through seven, but Venezuela scored four in the eighth to make the final score look better. And in fact, Venezuela opened the ninth with three singles to bring the winning run up to bat, but a strikeout, a fly out, and a strikeout ended the game. Orlando Roman struck out seven in five innings for Puerto Rico, giving up one run on seven hits and three walks. Henry Ramos was 3-for-5 with a triple and two runs for Puerto Rico. David Vidal hit a home run for Puerto Rico.
MEXICO 1, CUBA 0 IN MEXICO
The game's lone run scored in the fifth, when Agustin Murillo singled home Ronnier Mustelier. Cuba had only two hits in the game and also only drew two walks, giving them only four baserunners for the game, and one of them was picked off. Miguel Pena pitched five shutout innings for Mexico, giving up two hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Daniel Rodriguez did even better for Mexico, pitching three perfect innings with five strikeouts.
Tonight will be the championship game of the Caribbean Series between Puerto Rico and Mexico.