On February 1 2014 — 2014 – Cuba’s return to the Caribbean Series begins on a rough note. Villa Clara falls to the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, 9 – 4, thanks to a five-run 5th. Chris Roberson, a long-time Series regular, gets 4 hits, including a three-run homer in the 5th off Robelio Carrillo, to lead the Hermosillo offense. Alfredo Despaigne scores twice and homers for Cuba. In the other game of the Caribbean Series played today, the Indios de Mayagüez win a 7 – 6 contest against 10-time Series champion Licey. Down 6 – 1 after 4, Puerto Rico rallies to win with excellent relief and a balanced offense. Rey Navarro scores the winner in the 10th on a double off Guillermo Mota, a sacrifice hit and an error by Héctor Gómez.

Source:
Baseball Reference February 1
SABR Games Project
National Pastime February 1
Hall of Fame
Replay The Game
Retro Sheet

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