Wright went 2-for-5, including a bases-clearing double in the eighth inning to ice the victory for Team USA, which now advances to take on the Dominican Republic Thursday with a chance to secure a spot in the championship round.
Gonzalez (1-0) earned the victory, allowing three hits while striking out five.
Mario Santiago (0-1) was tagged for three runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings, absorbing the loss.
Angel Pagan provided the only RBI for Puerto Rico, which will face Italy in an elimination game Wednesday.
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