Kennys Vargas comes through for Mayaguez.
Twins: Willians Astudillo (Anzoategui) was 0-for-4.
LARA 8, ANZOATEGUI 3 IN ANZOATEGUI (10 INNINGS)
Anzoategui led 3-0 after seven. Solo homers by Jecksson Flores, Elvis Escobar, and Rangel Ravelo tied it 3-3 in the eighth. In the tenth, a bases-loaded hit batsman put Lara ahead and Jesus Montero's grand slam put the game out of reach. Montero was 3-for-5. Raul Rivero pitched 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on two hits and three walks and striking out four. For Anzoategui, Balbino Fuenmayor was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer. Rene Reyes hit a home run, his second of the series. Logan Darnell pitched seven innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and striking out five.
Lara leads the series 2-1.
AGUILAS 8, LICEY 1 IN LICEY
Licey scored in the first inning. It stayed 1-0 through six. Christian Bethancourt singled in a run in the seventh to tie it, Johan Camargo hit a three-run homer in the eighth to break the tie, and the Aguilas scored four in the ninth to put the game out of reach. Bethancourt was 3-for-4. Michael Roth pitched six innings, giving up one run on five hits and a walk and striking out three. For Licey, Yermin Mercedes was 3-for-4. Jair Jurrjens pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, giving up four hits and three walks and striking out four.
The Aguilas lead the series 1-0.
NAVOJOA 4, CULIACAN 2 IN CULIACAN
Jovan Rosa hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Navojoa led the rest of the way. Rosa was 3-for-4. Alejandro Gonzalez was 3-for-4 with a home run. Tyler Alexander struck out six in five innings, giving up one run on seven hits. For Culiacan, Jose Guadalupe Chavez hit a home run.
Culiacan still leads the series 2-1.
No games scheduled.
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Twins: Kennys Vargas (Mayaguez) was 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs. Dereck Rodriguez (Mayaguez) pitched a third of an inning, giving up no runs on one hit and striking out one.
SANTURCE 4, CAROLINA 1 IN SANTURCE
Santurce scored three in the first to take a 3-1 lead. Adalberto Flores pitched five innings, giving up one run on five hits and striking out two.
MAYAGUEZ 5, CAGUAS 4 IN CAGUAS
Caguas led 2-0 and 4-2, but Mayaguez scored three in the seventh to go into the lead to stay, Kennys Vargas delivered a three-run double to put Mayaguez in the lead. Vargas was 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs.
If I understand this correctly (and I may not), Caguas has clinched the regular-season title. Mayaguez and Santurce are tied for second. It appears that those two teams will play each other for the right to play Caguas in the league championship series.