Despite losing their last series game to Puerto Rico by a score of 3-1, the Dominican Republic (Los Leones del Escogido) has won the Caribbean Series. This is their lucky 13th series championship in the past 22 years, more than any other team in the competition. The Dominicans finished the round-robin championship series with a 4-2 record.
In tonight's game, the first three Dominican batters in the game did all the damage. Two singles and a double by team hero RF Andy Dirks (Tigers) drove in their only run of the game in the bottom of the 1st. Puerto Rico tied the game with a run in the 2nd, then took the lead when former Indy Indian 3B Luis Figueroa doubled and scored in the 6th. A walk, a stolen base, and an RBI single gave Puerto Rico an insurance run in the 9th. Puerto Rico f...
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