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Perez keeps raking, fuels Tiburones' romp

Venezuelan Winter League

La Guaira 11, Caribes 0
Royals catcher Salvador Perez homered and drove in four runs in his ninth multi-hit game of the month as the Tiburones crushed the Caribes. Alex Cabrera also went yard, had two RBIs and scored twice for La Guaira, which got five strong innings from Blue Jays farmhand Tyson Brummett. Luis Nuñez and Johermyn Chavez had two hits apiece for Anzoategui, which has lost three in a row. Box score

Lara 9, Aragua 1
Former All-Star Jose Lopez hit a three-run homer, doubled and scored three times in the Cardenales' romp over the last-place Tigres. Blue Jays newcomer Luis Jimenez contributed three hits, including his eighth homer, for the Cardenales and Brian Sweeney allowed a run on five hits over six innings. Former Minor Leaguer Jonel Pacheco accounted for Aragua's offense with his first homer of the season. Box score

Zulia 4, Margarita 1
Padres newcomer Wilfredo Boscan allowed two hits and struck out five over five shutout innings as the Aguilas notched their second straight win. Braves prospect Evan Gattis homered and Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis chipped in two hits and an RBI for Zulia. Cubs outfielder Dave Sappelt had two hits and drove in the Bravos' lone run. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Gigantes 8, Toros 5
Robinzon Diaz homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, helping the Gigantes hand the Toros their sixth straight loss. Brewers infielder Jean Segura doubled, singled, walked and scored three times for Cibao, while Jamie Romak fell a triple shy of the cycle and scored a pair of runs for Este. Box score

Aguilas 5, Escogido 3
Astros prospect Jonathan Villar singled, walked twice and scored three runs as the first-place Aguilas rallied for their third consecutive win. Mets prospect Juan Lagares chipped in two hits and scored twice for Cibaeñas, while Tigers infielder Ramon Santiago went 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in a losing effort. Box score

Estrellas 7, Licey 0
Phillies infielder Michael Martinez hit a two-run double in the eighth inning, putting the finishing touches on the Estrellas' blanking of the last-place Tigres. Former Royals Minor Leaguer Manauris Baez struck out five and allowed five hits over five innings for Oriente, while Anderson Hernandez (Pirates) and Juan Miranda had two hits apiece for Licey. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Caguas 12, Manati 9
Former Major Leaguer Ramon Castro homered twice and drove in five runs to power the first-place Criollos past the Atenienses. Former Eastern League MVP Lou Montanez added three RBIs, scored twice and fell a triple shy of the cycle for Caguas, while Manati got three RBIs apiece from Adam Godwin and Keiji Nakahara. Box score

Mayaguez 8, Santurce 4
Major League veteran Randy Ruiz homered and drove in four runs in the Indios' victory over the Cangrejeros. Royals infielder Irving Falu went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs scored, coming within a homer of the cycle for Mayaguez. Former Minor Leaguer Geraldo Valentin collected three hits and scored a run for Santurce. Box score

Carolina 11, Ponce 0, 1st game
Former Royals prospect Mario Santiago struck out six and gave up four hits over six innings as the Gigantes cruised in the first game of a doubleheader. Jesus Feliciano delivered a bases-loaded triple in an eight-run sixth for Carolina and Pedro Valdes slugged a two-run homer. Red Sox prospect Henry Ramos had two of the Leones' five hits. Box score

Ponce 6, Carolina 2, 2nd game
Adalberto Flores, who pitched at two levels in the Rangers system this year, yielded one hit over four shutout innings as the Leones salvaged a split of their doubleheader. Royals prospect Christian Colon went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for Ponce, which got a two-run homer from Jose Ruiz. Marlins prospect Ben Lasater hit a solo shot for Carolina. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Navojoa 12, Los Mochis 7
Former Indians Minor Leaguer Jose Chavez homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored four times to lead a 16-hit attack as the Mayos won their fourth straight. Kraig Binick had three hits and scored three runs for Navojoa, while Luis Fonseca went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and two runs scored. Luis Suarez and Jesus Avila hit back-to-back homers for the Cañeros. Gameday box score

Obregon 6, Mexicali 3
Major League veteran Alfredo Amezaga went 4-for-5 with a run scored at the top of the lineup, sparking the Yaquis past the Aguilas. Agustin Murillo's three-run homer capped Obregon's four-run seventh inning, while Michel Abreu homered and scored twice for Mexicali. Gameday box score

Culiacan 9, Hermosillo 6
Cory Aldridge, who spent most of the season with the Angels' Triple-A affiliate, doubled, walked twice and scored three runs as the first-place Tomateros extended their winning streak to four games. Sergio Gastelum and John Lindsey homered for Culiacan, while Jorge Cantu and Luis Garcia went deep in a losing effort. Gameday box score

Mazatlan 3, Guasave 2, 10 innings
Mario Santana singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the last-place Venados surprised the Algodoñeros. Ivan Terrazas supplied the rest of Mazatlan's offense with his fifth homer, while Japhet Amador delivered a two-run single for Guasave. Gameday box score

Freddy Galvis, Salvador Perez, Jean Segura, Jonathan Villar