A good day for Logan Wade.
Twins: Willians Astudillo (Anzoategui) was 1-for-4 with a run.
ANZOATEGUI 5, LARA 2 IN ANZOATEGUI
It was 2-2 after seven. Luis Sardinas hit a two-run homer in the eighth to give Anzoategui the lead and they scored another run later in the inning. Alexi Amarista was 4-for-4. Daryl Thompson pitched 6.1 innings, giving up two runs on nine hits and striking out three. For Lara, Jesus Montero was 3-for-4 with a double. Junior Guerra pitched 5.1 innings, giving up two runs on six hits and three walks and striking out one.
Anzoategui leads the series 3-2.
CULIACAN 5, NAVOJOA 3 IN CULIACAN
Issmael Salas homered in the seventh to break a 3-3 tie. Salas was 2-for-3 with the home run. Andy Wilkins was 2-for-4 with a home run, his second of the series. Anthony Vasquez struck out seven in 6.2 innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on six hits.
Culiacan leads the series 3-2.
LICEY 4, AGUILAS 3 IN LICEY (10 INNINGS)
The Aguilas scored two in the eighth and one in the ninth to tie it 3-3. In the tenth, however, Licey hit four consecutive singles, the last two infield singles, to win the game. For Licey, Bryan Evans struck out eight in seven shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks.
The Aguilas still lead the series 2-1.
Twins: Aaron Whitefield (Brisbane) was 1-for-4. Logan Wade (Brisbane) was 2-for-4 with a triple, scoring once and driving in one.
BRISBANE 5, CANBERRA 4 IN BRISBANE
Trailing 4-3, Brisbane scored two in the seventh to go into the lead to stay. Canberra did not get a hit after the fourth inning. For Brisbane, T. J. Bennett hit a two-run homer, his fifteenth. Andrew Campbell hit a home run, his eighth. For Canberra, Jay Baum hit a two-run homer, his eighth. Cameron Warner hit a home run, his third. Kyle Perkins hit a home run, his seventh.
SYDNEY 9, ADELAIDE 7 IN ADELAIDE
Sydney scored six runs in the fifth to take an 8-4 lead and led the rest of the way. Michael Suchy was 3-for-5 with a double. Connor McDonald hit a three-run homer, his tenth. Jacob Younis was 2-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs. For Adelaide, Angus Roeger was 2-for-4 with a home run, his seventh. Stephen Lohr was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.
MELBOURNE 9, PERTH 2 IN PERTH
Melbourne scored two in the first and led all the way. Delmon Young was 3-for-4 with a home run (his eleventh), a double, and a walk. Craig Maddox was 3-for-5 with a double. Allan de San Miguel was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, his sixth. Josh Tols struck out eleven in seven shutout innings, giving up one hit and one walk.
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
CAGUAS 2, SANTURCE 1 IN CAGUAS
Anthony Garcia homered in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie. Rusney Castillo was 3-for-4 with a double. Garcia was 2-for-4 with a home run and a double. Jake Fisher pitched 5.1 innings, giving up one run on four hits and five walks and striking out one. For Santurce, Rey Sanchez was 3-for-4. Fernando Cruz pitched 6.2 innings, giving up two runs on nine hits and striking out six.
Caguas leads the series 1-0.