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Winter League roundup: Arcia powers Aragua

Twins outfielder's two-run blast helps club top Lara in Venezuelan Winter League

Venezuelan Winter League
Aragua 11, Lara 4
Minnesota outfielder Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer -- his eighth blast of the winter campaign -- for Aragua. Washington catcher Wilson Ramos had three hits. Mike Moustakas went 1-for-4 in the loss. Box score

Zulia 18, Margarita 4
Philadelphia infielder Freddy Galvis had three hits and scored three times for Zulia, and Henry Rodriguez, the No. 11 prospect in Cincinnati's organization, drove in three runs in the rout. Box score

La Guaira 7, Magallanes 5
Henderson Alvarez gave up three runs and didn't make it through the fourth inning for La Guaira. Salvador Perez went 1-for-5 for La Guaira. Eliezer Alfonzo homered in the loss for Magallanes. Box score

Caribes 8, Caracas 4
Gorkys Hernandez had three hits and scored twice for Caribes, and Alexi Amarista went 0-for-5 in the victory. Arizona outfielder Gerardo Parra tripled and scored a run in the loss for Caracas. Box score

Mexican Winter League

Mazatlan 4, Culiacan 2
Former big leaguer Jorge Cantu had two hits in the loss for Culiacan, and Yankees prospect Ronnier Mustelier scored a run in the loss. Alejandro Martinez threw six scoreless innings for Mazatlan. Box score

Hermosillo 5, Obregon 1
Utlityman Alfredo Amezaga walked twice for Obregon, and Boston prospect Jesus Loya homered for Hermosillo. Fernando Salas, recently traded to the Angels, pitched a perfect inning. Box score

Mexicali 6, Los Mochis 4
Chris Roberson homered twice for Mexicali, and veteran reliever Oscar Villarreal pitched a perfect ninth inning for the save. Brian Burgamy doubled and scored twice for Los Mochis. Box score

Guasave 6, Navojoa 5
Astros prospect Leonardo Heras had two hits in the victory for Guasave, and Juan Delgadillo threw six innings and allowed just one run. Luis Fonseca and Rolando Acosta each had three hits for Navojoa. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Escogido 1, Licey 0
Big league arms Hector Noesi and Kameron Loe each threw four and 4 1/3 shutout innings, respectively, on Sunday. Erik Gonzalez tripled and scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly by infielder Pedro Ciriaco. Box score

Estrellas vs. Toros -- Postponed

Puerto Rican Winter League

Caguas 5, Mayaguez 3
Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado homered and Hiram Burgos threw four scoreless innings in the loss for Mayaguez. Johnny Monell, recently acquired by Baltimore, had two hits for Caguas. Box score

Santurce vs. Carolina -- Postponed

Spencer Fordin is a reporter for