PUERTO RICO 10, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 2 IN MEXICO
Already leading 3-2, Puerto Rico scored three in the fifth and three in the sixth to put the game out of reach. Ivan DeJesus, Jr. was 3-for-4 with a double and a walk for Puerto Rico, scoring three times and driving in two. David Vidal was 3-for-4 with a double and a walk for Puerto Rico, scoring once. Rusney Castillo hit a two-run homer for Puerto Rico.
VENEZUELA 8, CUBA 3 IN MEXICO
Ronny Cedeno's RBI single in the fourth put Venezuela up 4-3 and a three-run fifth gave Venezuela control of the game. Freddy Galvis was 3-for-4 with a double and a walk for Venezuela, scoring twice and driving in two. Cedeno was 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI.
Puerto Rico, 1-3
Dominican Republic, 0-3
Dominican Republic v. Venezuela
Mexico v. Cuba
CUBA 6, PUERTO RICO 1 IN MEXICO
A three-run third broke a 1-1 tie, putting Cuba up 4-1 and in control of the game. Vladimir Garcia pitched six innings for Cuba, giving up one run on five hits and a walk with two strikeouts. William Saavedra was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and a double for Cuba, driving in three. Eddie Rosario was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Puerto Rico.
MEXICO 5, VENEZUELA 1 IN MEXICO
Sebastian Valle hit a walk-off grand slam with none out in the ninth to break a 1-1 tie. Barry Enright struck out five in five innings for Mexico, giving up one run on five hits and no walks.
Dominican Republic, 0-2
Puerto Rico, 0-3
Dominican Republic v. Puerto Rico
Cuba v. Venezuela
VENEZUELA 4, PUERTO RICO 3 IN MEXICO
Jesus Flores hit a two-run homer in a three-run second that put Mexico up 3-0. It was 4-1 through seven, when David Vidal hit a two-run homer to cut the margin to 4-3. Puerto Rico did not get the tying run past first base. Eddie Rosario was 0-for-4 with a walk for Puerto Rico. Omar Bencomo struck out six in five innings for Venezuela, giving up one run on four hits and two walks.
MEXICO 7, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 2 IN MEXICO
Jason Bourgeois hit a two-run triple in the fifth to give Mexico a 3-2 lead and C. J. Retherford hit a two-run homer in a three-run seventh that put the game out of reach. Hector Velazquez struck out seven in five innings for Mexico, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks. Chris Roberson was 4-for-5 with two runs and an RBI for Mexico. Bourgeois was 3-for-4 with two triples, scoring once and driving in two for Mexico.
Dominican Republic, 0-2
Puerto Rico, 0-2
Puerto Rico v. Cuba
Venezuela v. Mexico
CUBA 4, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 IN MEXICO
Roel Santos tripled and scored in the first and had a two-run double in a three-run fifth. Lazaro Blanco struck out six in 6.1 scoreless innings for Cuba.
MEXICO 4, PUERTO RICO 2 IN MEXICO
There was no score until the seventh, when David Vidal homered to put Puerto Rico up 1-0. Mexico responded with three in the seventh, with two coming on a Chris Roberson homer. Each team scored once in the eighth, with Ivan De Jesus, Jr. hitting a home run for Puerto Rico and Yuniesky Betancourt homering for Mexico. Daniel Rodriguez pitched six shutout innings for Mexico, giving up one hit and two walks with four strikeouts. Eddie Rosario was 0-for-3 for Puerto Rico.
Dominican Republic, 0-1
Puerto Rico, 0-1
Venezuela v. Puerto Rico
Mexico v. Dominican Republic
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