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Perez, Navegantes cruise past Tiburones

Rangers farmhand yields a run on four hits over six innings for Magallanes
Venezuelan Winter League

Magallanes 8, La Guaira 2

Astros farmhand Sergio Perez allowed a run on four hits and striking out four over six innings for the Navegantes, winners of three straight.

Perez improved to 3-0 and has a 1.13 ERA in three Venezuelan Winter League starts. The 26-year-old right-hander was 4-2 with a 4.54 ERA for Triple-A Oklahoma City in 2012 and struck out 59 batters in 75 1/3 innings for the RedHawks.

Brewers prospect Sean Halton homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs. Former Major League catcher Eliezer Alfonzo slugged his second homer of the season and Brandon Boggs (Pirates) had two RBIs for Magallanes.

Dodgers prospects C.J. Retherford and Scott Van Slyke hit solo homers to power the Tiburones' offense. Box score