In Venezuela: Hernan Iribarren, who had been spending the winter with Lara, debuted in center field and batting leadoff for Caracas in their first playoff game. He went 0-for-4 with a walk in Caracas' 6-2 win over La Guaira.
In the Dominican Republic: Carlos Gomez went 1-for-4 with a walk and a home run for Escogido, scoring three times in their 7-0 victory over Cibao. Erick Almonte went 1-for-4.
In the other game, Angel Salome entered as a pinch hitter and went 0-for-1 in Este's 8-1 loss to Licey.
In Mexico: Luis Cruz went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for Culiacan. The Mexican regular season ends on Wednesday, and Cruz's Culiacan team is in second place with an 18-12 record in the second half.