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Corcino almost unhittable for five frames

Dominican Winter League

Escogido 4, Estrellas 0, 11 innings
Reds prospect Daniel Corcino yielded a hit and two walks while striking out four over five innings before the Leones outlasted the Estrellas. Dodgers newcomer Wilkin Castillo capped a three-hit night -- and Escogido's four-run 11th -- with a two-run single. Felix Pie had two hits for Oriente, which got five one-hit innings from former Major Leaguer Evan MacLane. Box score

Toros 6, Aguilas 5
Blue Jays newcomer Eugenio Velez smacked a three-run homer to spark a six-run ninth inning as the Toros stunned the first-place Aguilas. Braves outfielder Jose Constanza and Minor League veteran Jamie Romak both had two hits and scored a run for the winners. Astros farmhand Jonathan Villar delivered a two-run triple and Juan Carlos Perez doubled twice and scored a run for Cibaeñas. Box score

Licey 5, Gigantes 4
Ronny Paulino had two hits, including a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning, as the last-place Tigres held off the Gigantes. Angels infielder Erick Aybar homered and singled for Licey, while Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero had a solo shot and an RBI single for Cibao. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Magallanes 13, La Guaira 4
Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus and Astros infielder Jose Altuve drove in two runs apiece as part of a 19-hit attack in the Navegantes' fourth straight win. Free agent Juan Rivera went 4-for-5 with an RBI for first-place Magallanes, which got two-run homers from Nationals catcher Jesus Flores and Carlos Maldonado. Renny Osuna doubled, singled and walked for the Tiburones. Box score

Caracas 10, Margarita 1
Mariners outfielder Franklin Gutierrez went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, came within a triple of the cycle and scored twice as the Leones crushed the Bravos. Minor League veteran Jose Duarte singled twice, walked, scored three runs and drove in one for Caracas. Padres prospect Matt Clark picked up a pair of doubles and drove in a run for Margarita. Gameday box score

Lara 7, Aragua 6
Royals infielder Alcides Escobar hit a grand slam and Braves farmhand Jose Yepez added a two-run blast, powering the Cardenales to their third win in a row. Royals Minor Leaguer Paulo Orlando was 3-for-4 and scored twice for Lara, while Hector Gimenez went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs for the Tigres. Box score

Zulia 4, Caribes 3
Reds farmhand Felix Perez drew a bases-loaded walk in the sixth inning as the Aguilas rallied past the Caribes and ended a three-game losing streak. Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis started Zulia's comeback with a two-run double in the fifth, while Marlins outfielder Gorkys Hernandez went 4-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in a losing cause. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Santurce 6, Carolina 3
Former Major Leaguer Luis Figueroa went 3-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored as the Cangrejeros scored five times over the final two innings to beat the Gigantes. Luis Matos delivered a two-run single in the ninth for Santurce, which has won three in a row. Leadoff man Jesus Feliciano had three hits and scored a run for Carolina. Box score

Ponce 6, Mayaguez 3
Former All-Star Javier Vazquez struck out 11 over six solid innings as the last-place Leones beat the Indios. Red Sox prospect Henry Mateo went 3-for-3, scored three runs and fell a triple shy of the cycle for Ponce, which got four hits, two RBIs and two runs scored from Nicolas Ortiz. White Sox newcomer Angel Sanchez was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored for Mayaguez. Box score

Manati 5, Caguas 0, 1st game
Josh Romanski, who spent most of the season with the Yankees' Double-A affiliate, struck out five and gave up four hits over five innings as the Atenienses took the opener of a doubleheader. Royals prospect Alex Llanos had two hits and two RBIs for Manati, while Lou Montanez and Andy Gonzalez had two hits apiece for Caguas. Box score

Manati 4, Caguas 1, 2nd game
Ruben Gotay's two-run single sparked a four-run sixth inning as the Atenienses completed a doubleheader sweep of the first-place Criollos. Mariners prospect Brian Moran struck out four over three innings of one-hit relief for Manati, while former Minor Leaguer Michael Nix tossed five scoreless frames for Caguas. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Culiacan 3, Navojoa 1
Alejandro Armenta struck out nine and allowed a run on six hits over eight innings to win his third straight start as the Tomateros shut down the Mayos. Adan Amezcua doubled, walked and scored a run for Culiacan, while Kraig Binick accounted for two of the six hits for Navojoa, which had a six-game winning streak snapped. Gameday box score

Hermosillo 5, Guasave 4
Karim Garcia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and Erick drilled a walk-off blast in the ninth as the Naranjeros climbed over the .500 mark. Astros right-hander Edgar Gonzalez gave up one hit over six scoreless frames for Hermosillo, while Twins prospect Chris Colabello homered for the third time in five games for the Algodoñeros. Gameday box score

Mazatlan 7, Obregon 1
Henry Mateo went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored out of the leadoff spot as the Venados won their fourth straight. Fellow former Major Leaguer Walter Silva struck out seven and gave up a run on four hits over seven innings for Mazatlan, while Adan Muñoz singled home the Yaquis' only run. Gameday box score

Los Mochis 8, Mexicali 3
Jason Botts hit a two-run homer to extend his RBI streak to six games and fell a triple shy of the cycle as the Cañeros ended a six-game slide. Saul Soto, Ramon Orantes and Sandy Madera also had two RBIs apiece for Los Mochis, while Geronimo Gil delivered a two-run single for the Aguilas. Gameday box score


Jose Altuve, Elvis Andrus, Daniel Corcino, Carlos Peguero