The Dominican Republic team must win this game to ensure that its matchup tomorrow against Venezuela will be meaningful. Mexico has lost all four of its games in the Caribbean Series, but second baseman Edgar Gonzalez is batting .786.
Puerto Rico (Carolina) plays Venezuela (Leones de Caracas) tonight. Venezuela is 4-0.
Update -- The D.R. team says alive with a 3-1 win over Mexico, running their record to 4-1 for the Series. Licey got 16 men on base for the game, but could plate just three. Mexico's only run came on a wild pitch.