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Braves' Mejia plates five runs in Zulia win

Aguilas' first baseman smacks seventh-inning homer two weeks later

Venezuelan Winter League

Zulia 7, Caribes 0
Braves first baseman Ernesto Mejia homered and drove in five runs in the completion of a game suspended Oct. 31, going 3-for-4 to ensure a split in the impromptu doubleheader with Anzoategui. Mejia is hitting .316 with eight homers and 23 RBIs in 28 games in Venezuela. Wilfredo Boscan (Rangers) scattered three hits and a walk with five strikeouts over five scoreless innings for the win. Box score

Caribes 4, Zulia 2
Anzoategui took the regularly scheduled half of the twin bill with Luis Durango (Royals) leading the way from the top spot in the lineup, going 2-for-5 with an RBI. Jake Goebbert (Astros) also provided a pair of hits, an RBI and a run. Former Cincinnati pitcher Ramon A. Ramirez held Zulia to two runs over eight innings for the victory. Box score

Lara 11, La Guaira 4
Gabriel Noriega (Mariners) doubled and plated three runs while Tyson Gillies (Phillies) reached safely three times, going 2-for-5 with an RBI, a walk and a run scored for the Cardenales. Darin Ruf (Phillies) went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs and Salvador Perez (Royals) plated three runs as designated hitter in the loss. Box score

Caracas 7, Magallanes 6
Josh Kroeger (Braves) was 3-for-5 with a two-run walk-off homer to give the Leones the victory in the ninth. The Angels' Darwin Perez spurred the Navegantes from the leadoff spot, finishing 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a walk. Gameday box score

Mexican Pacific League

Obregon 11, Mexicali 3
Major League veteran Alfredo Amezaga fell a homer short of the cycle, driving in two runs and scoring twice while former Braves farmhand Barbaro Canizares went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and Carlos Valencia plated four. Former A's starter Bobby Cramer scattered just a run on one hit and three walks over six innings for the victory. Gameday box score

Mazatlan 4, Guasave 2
Jay Jackson (Cubs) held the Algodoneros to two runs on four hits and two walks while fanning six over five innings for the win. Mendy Lopez, Jesse Castillo and Heber Gomez all homered for the Venados. Zelous Wheeler (Orioles) hit his sixth homer of the season in the loss. Gameday box score

Los Mochis 9, Hermosillo 0
Jermaine Curtis (Cardinals) smacked a three-run homer while Saul Soto added a solo homer to power the Caneros. Pedro Luis Lazo threw seven innings to anchor the shutout. Gameday box score

Navojoa 3, Culiacan 2
Abel Martinez hit a pinch-hit, two-run double in the seventh to push the Mayos past the Tomateros. Cory Aldridge (Angels) went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs for the losing side. Gameday box score

Dominican Winter League

Escogido 8, Toros 2
No. 5 Angels prospect Kole Calhoun went 2-for-5 with an RBI and Deibinson Romero (Twins) delivered a 3-for-4 outing with a triple and four RBIs. Reds prospect Daniel Corcino started for the Leones, allowing two runs in 3 2/3 frames. Ricardo Nanita (Blue Jays) doubled in a run for the Toros. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Carolina 10, Ponce 6
Gigantes leadoff man Reymond Fuentes (Padres) doubled, plated two runs and scored once while Jobduan Morales (Houston) and Jorge Jimenez drove in a pair of runs apiece. Dickie Thon (Blue Jays) paced the Leones, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run. Box score