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Zambrano, Navegantes move closer to first

Marlins hurler allows an unearned run over five innings as Magallanes win third straight
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Venezuelan Winter League

Magallanes 2, Lara 1

Marlins hurler Carlos Zambrano allowed an unearned run on two hits and struck out four over five innings as the Navegantes won their third straight game. Veteran outfielder Juan Rivera, who spent the 2012 season with the Dodgers, was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI while Oakland prospect Darwin Perez singled and scored a run for Magallanes. Cubs farmhand Luis Valbuena had two hits, including a double, in the loss for the Cardenales. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Licey 5, Escogido 4

Angels shortstop Erick Aybar hit a walk-off two-run single to rally the Tigres. Former Braves farmhand Donell Linares had three hits and scored a run while Pirates Minor Leaguer Anderson Hernandez drove in a run. Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was 2-for-4 with a run scored to raise his average to .320 for the Leones. Box score

Aguilas at Gigantes, postponed

Venezuelan Winter League

Magallanes 2, Lara 1

Marlins hurler Carlos Zambrano allowed an unearned run on two hits and struck out four over five innings as the Navegantes won their third straight game. Veteran outfielder Juan Rivera, who spent the 2012 season with the Dodgers, was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI while Oakland prospect Darwin Perez singled and scored a run for Magallanes. Cubs farmhand Luis Valbuena had two hits, including a double, in the loss for the Cardenales. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Licey 5, Escogido 4

Angels shortstop Erick Aybar hit a walk-off two-run single to rally the Tigres. Former Braves farmhand Donell Linares had three hits and scored a run while Pirates Minor Leaguer Anderson Hernandez drove in a run. Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was 2-for-4 with a run scored to raise his average to .320 for the Leones. Box score

Aguilas at Gigantes, postponed

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