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Winter League roundup: KC's Perez leads La Guaira

Royals catcher goes 4-for-5 with four RBIs to lead Venezuelan club over Aragua

Venezuelan Winter League

La Guaira 9, Aragua 7
In a back-and-forth battle, it was La Guaira that got the victory. Royals catcher Salvador Perez had a dominant night at the plate, going 4-for-5 with four RBIs. He improved his average to .314 in 16 games in the Venezuelan Winter League. Andy Oliver took the loss, while Henderson Alvarez got the win. Box score

Zulia 4, Margarita 2
Zulia plated three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to complete the comeback. Jose Pirela led the way, going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Edwin Quirante got his second win, while Luis Ramirez took his first loss. Box score

Lara 11, Caracas 4
Lara scored early and often on Saturday to secure an easy win. Luis Valbuena led the way, going 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs. Paulo Orlando also went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Mike Fiers took his first loss of the season. Box score

Caribes 9, Magallanes 8
Magallanes made a comeback, plating five runs in the ninth inning, but it still wasn't enough. Caribes had a consistent attack, scoring at least once in five different innings. Orangel Arenas took his first loss, while Jairo Diaz got his first win, and Richard Salazar picked up the save. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Los Mochis 7, Guasave 6 (12 innings)
In this extra-innings contest, Los Mochis got the hits when they counted most, especially in the 12th inning. Sandy Madera hit a game-winning solo home run, his second of the season. Octavio Acosta took the loss, while Spencer Patton got the win. Box score

Navojoa 4, Obregon 2
Obregon starter Marco Carrillo had another rough night on the mound, allowing three runs on seven hits in five innings. It marked his seventh loss of the season and increased his ERA to 4.42. Alejandro Soto got his second win of the season, allowing two runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings. Box score

Hermosillo 3, Mazatlan 1
Hector Galvan got his fourth win of the season, helping Hermosillo to victory. He allowed one run on five hits in five innings. Alejandro Martinez took his third loss. Jerry Owens went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Box score

Mexicali 3, Culiacan 1
Misael Siverio got his third win of the season, allowing just one run on one hit in five innings, lowering his ERA to a minuscule 1.40. Francisco Campos took his third loss of the season, allowing three runs on five hits in six innings of work. Box score

Puerto Rican Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente

Ponce 1, Santurce 0
In a nail-biter, the lone run came in the bottom of the third inning on a solo home run by Jordan Lennerton, his fifth of the season. James Houser took his first loss of the season, allowing one run on six hits in seven innings. Box score

Caguas 6, Carolina 5 (10 innings)
Aaron Bates singled to begin the bottom of the 10th, before a sacrifice bunt and a throwing error by pitcher Bobby Bramhall scored Bates for the game-winning run, breaking a 5-5 tie. Box score

Quinn Roberts is a reporter for