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2/8 Caribbean Series final

Mexico won the Caribbean Series with a 3-2 win Monday over Venezuela, finishing the round robin tournament with a 4-2 record. Puerto Rico’s 3-0 loss to the Dominican Republic dropped the team to 3-3 record and gave Mexico the title. Lou Montanez, who will be in the Cubs’ camp this spring, went 0-for-4 for Puerto Rico in its final game. Raul Valdes, a Cuban pitcher on the Cardinals’ roster, threw 7 2/3 shutout innings for the Dominican team.

— Carrie Muskat

2/7 Caribbean series update

Lou Montanez went 2-for-4, scored two runs and hit a RBI single in the first in Puerto Rico’s 7-6 victory Sunday over Mexico in the Caribbean Series, being played in Puerto Rico. Montanez will be in the Cubs’ Spring Training camp as a non-roster invitee. Cubs prospect Marco Carillo gave up one hit, a RBI single in the fifth, in one-third of an inning in relief for Mexico. In Sunday’s other game, Venezuela blanked the Dominican Republic, 3-0. On Monday, Venezuela (2-3) plays Mexico (3-2) and Puerto Rico (3-2) has a rematch against the Dominican Republic (2-3).

— Carrie Muskat