No game scheduled.
ANZOATEGUI 6, LARA 0 AT LARA
It was scoreless through five, but Anzoategui scored two in each of innings six through eight. Jecksson Flores was 3-for-4 to lead Lara. Yordanys Linares was 2-for-4. Lara had seven hits and drew six walks, but they could not score. Ex-Twin Logan Darnell pitched five innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks and striking out two. Willians Astudillo was 1-for-5 with a double for Anzoategui.
Record: Anzoategui leads the best-of-seven series 1-0.
Next game: Lara hosts Anzoategui again tonight.
CAGUAS 4, MAYAGUEZ 0 AT CAGUAS
Yadier Molina hit a two-run triple in the first and later scored on a ground out, giving Caguas a 3-0 lead. Mayaguez had just two hits. Hector Hernandez pitched seven innings, giving up three runs on six hits and four walks and striking out four.
Molina had played for Manati in the first round of the playoffs. Now he's with Caguas. I'm not sure how that works.
CAGUAS 7, MAYAGUEZ 5 AT MAYAGUEZ
Caguas scored two in the sixth to take a 7-2 lead. Mayaguez had the tying run up to bat when the game ended. Jeremy Rivera was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs for Mayaguez. Jack Lopez was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk. Joel Huertas started and pitched 2.1 innings, allowing three runs on one hit and three walks. The teams combined to use fifteen pitchers, with Mayaguez using eight.
Record: Mayaguez trails the best-of-seven series 0-2.
Next game: Mayaguez is at Caguas tonight.
MELBOURNE 4, BRISBANE 3 AT MELBOURNE
Blake Gailen's RBI double broke a 3-3 tie. Ex-Twin Delmon Young was 3-for-4 with a walk. Jake Romanski was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk. Blake Flynn started and pitched 5.2 innings, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks and striking out five.
BRISBANE 3, MELBOURNE 2 AT MELBOURNE
Dermon Fritsch singled home the go-ahead run in the ninth, breaking a 2-2 tie. Colin Willis was 3-for-3 for Melbourne. Damek Tomscha was 2-for-4. Tyler Beardsley pitched 5.1 innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks and striking out four.
Stats: Ex-Twin Delmon Young was 1-for-4 and is batting .443. Darryl George was 1-for-4 and is batting .333. Jack Barrie was 0-for-3 and is batting .333. Tomscha is batting .328. Willis is batting .316. Beardsley has an ERA of 2.84. Jon Kennedy gave up an unearned run in two-thirds of an inning and has an ERA of 2.38.
Record: Melbourne is 12-6, in first place in the Australian League, one game ahead of Adelaide.