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Alex Gonzalez is mobbed by teammates after scoring the game-winning run for Venezuela. (Gregory Bull/AP)

Venezuela grabs Series crown
Thanks to a wild two-run rally in the ninth inning, tournament host Venezuela shocked the Dominican Republic in the finale of the Caribbean Series, 5-4. The win gives Venezuela its first Caribbean Series victory since 1989.  More >
Game-winning play | Venezuela celebrates
Tuesday's Caribbean Series photo gallery
Notes: Hernandez receives MVP honors
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Title well-earned
Venezuela was a perfect 6-0 to win its first Caribbean Series since 1989, a fact that bodes well for the nation for the upcoming WBC. More >

Caribbean Sights and Sounds
Venezuela celebrates
Players and fans party after Venezuela's Caribbean Series win.
Head-knock wins it
A fly off a Dominican infielder's head gave Venezuela a stunning Series win.
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P.R. ends on high note
It took 11 innings, but Puerto Rico edged Mexico in Tuesday's finale.
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Hernandez talks ball
Astros hurler Carlos Hernandez discusses his time in Venezuela.
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Commissioner holds court
Series Commissioner Juan Francisco Puello Herrera chats with
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Fans make Series classic
Caribbean fans bring plenty of passion to the games as they root on their countries.
Miggy proud to represent
Miguel Tejada discusses national pride and the World Baseball Classic.
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 Watch LIVE - 2006 Caribbean Series
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  Thursday, Feb. 2:
 Dom. Rep. 5, Puerto Rico 4   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 17, México 1   |  ESP | 
Friday, Feb. 3:
 México 6, Dom. Republic 10   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 6, Puerto Rico 1   |  ESP | 
Saturday, Feb. 4:
 Puerto Rico 10, México 9   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 11, Dom. Rep. 9   |  ESP | 
Sunday, Feb. 5:
 Dom. Rep. 9, Puerto Rico 2   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 4, Mexico 3   |  ESP | 
Monday, Feb. 6:
 Dom. Rep. 3, México 1   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 5, Puerto Rico 1   |  ESP | 
Tuesday, Feb. 7:
 Puerto Rico 3, Mexico 2   |  ESP | 
 Venezuela 5, Dom. Rep 4   |  ESP | 
Key:  MLB.TV    Gameday

  2006 Caribbean Series News
  •  Chaotic finale lifts Venezuela to title  
  •  Notes: Hernandez receives MVP honors  
  •  Spencer: Aching head begets headache  
  •  Venezuela's title well-earned  
  •  Puerto Rico defeats Mexico in 11th  
  •  Venezuela on verge of Carribean title  
  •  Notes: Series a thrill for Gotay  
  •  D.R. sets stage for Venezuela rematch  
  •  Sanchez: Brewer feeling the pressure  
  •  Super Sunday for Venezuela, Mexico  
  •  D.R. back in win column  
  •  Notes: Cora believes in small ball  
  •  Venezuela remains unbeaten  
  •  P.R. grabs wild one from Mexico  
  •  Notes: Mexico's Gonzalez goes off  
  •  Scutaro's slam propels Venezuela  
  •  Tejada powers D.R. past Mazatlan  
  •  Hernandez's cycle lifts Venezuela  
  •  Notes: Hernandez's cycle may be first  
  •  Concepcion remains baseball royalty  
  •  Dominicans edge Puerto Rico in opener  
  •  Notes: Concepcion joins Caribbean Hall  
  •  Venezuela shows some 'Series' spirit  
  •  History at play in Caribbean Series