The semi-finals are set.
CUBA 6, PUERTO RICO 3 (PUERTO RICO HOME TEAM)
Raul Gonzalez' RBI double in the seventh broke a 3-3 tie and Guillermo Aviles' two-run single in the eighth provided some insurance. Frank Morejon was 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, and three runs. For Puerto Rico, Anthony Garcia was 2-for-4 with a home run. Dayron Varona also homered.
MEXICO 8, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1 ( DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HOME TEAM)
Leading 3-1, Mexico scored four in the sixth to take control of the game. Justin Greene was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk. Japhet Amador was 2-for-5 with a home run. Sergio Mitre pitched six innings, giving up a run on six hits and a walk and striking out three. For the Dominican Republic, Hector Gomez was 3-for-4.
Dominican Republic, 2-2
Puerto Rico, 2-2
This sets up the semi-final round today. Cuba plays the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico plays Venezuela. The winners will play tomorrow for the championship.
No games scheduled.