Matanzas defeated Camagüey in first game of the final playoffTwo homers by Javier Camero, one of them with full bases, led Matanzas to win the first game of playoffs in the Cuban 59th national series.

Camagüey, Cuba.- The game that ended 5 to 3 was hard-fought with the first lead for the Matanzas Crocodiles in the second inning by the first homer of Camero to the center-left facing the opening pitcher, Lázaro Blanco.

Then Camagüey evened the score in the lower second inning with a single by Leslie Anderson, double of Leonel Segura and hit by Jorge Peña.

The hosts of the first two games of the final play-off, Camagüey, (seven to win four), will be held this Sunday afternoon at the Cándido Gonzalez Stadium where doors open from 9 am as fans begin to arrive then for a game starting at 1 pm. (PL)