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Jackson Melian had a two run homer in the ninth to bring Venezuela within one run, before Manon closed the game. Wellington Castillo, Jose Constanza, and Michael Martinez each had one RBI for the Dominicans.
Puerto Rico beat Mexico 7-3 in the second game on the day.
Caribbean Series Standings:
Dominican Republic: 1-1
Puerto Rico: 1-1