On February 6 2019 — 2019 – The Toros de Herrera, representing host country Panama, win their second straight game at the 2019 Caribbean Series, defeating Santurce of Puerto Rico, 8 – 7. Trailing 6 – 1 after 6 innings, the Toros score 4 runs in the 7th and complete the comeback with 3 more in the 9th, highlighted by a two-run double by pinch-hitter Jilton Calderon. Manny Corpas records the save as Puerto Rico scores once in the bottom of the frame. In the opening game, the Cardenales de Lara of Venezuela also notch their second win, defeating Las Tunas of Cuba, 1 – 0, behind a strong pitching performance by Wilfredo Boscan who allows just 3 hits in 6 2/3 innings but leaves with the game still scoreless. Alejandro De Aza drives in the game’s only run with a sacrifice fly in the 7th, and reliever Alexis Rivero receives credit for the win.

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