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Winter League roundup: Parra leads Caracas in rout

D-backs OF pounds out four hits; Moscoso sharp over seven scoreless frames

Venezuelan Winter League

Caracas 11, Aragua 0
Gerardo Parra led Caracas' offensive onslaught by going 4-for-5 with four RBIs in a rout of Aragua. The D-backs outfielder is now hitting .389 with a 1.082 OPS in 16 games this season. Bobby Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double, and Guillermo Moscoso tossed seven innings of three-hit ball for Caracas. Box score

Magallanes 8, Caribes 3
Lew Ford went 3-for-4, while Adonis Garcia and Ramon Hernandez each added two hits for Magallanes. Leslie Anderson, Jose Castillo, Cory Aldridge and Alexi Amarista each had two hits for Caribes. Box score

La Guaira 8, Margarita 2
C.J. Retherford led La Guaira by going 3-for-4, while Alex Cabrera and White Sox prospect Carlos Sanchez each added two hits. Wilmer Flores went 3-for-4 for Margarita. Box score

Zulia 14, Lara 4
J.C. Linares led Zulia with a 3-for-5 night, while five others added two hits. Jairo Perez had three knocks and drove in two runs for Lara. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Los Mochis 6, Obregon 1
After scoring three first-inning runs, Los Mochis was able to cruise to the victory. Jake Fox had a great night, going 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and four RBIs. Ramon Orantes also had a two-run home run. Arturo Lopez took his fifth loss of the season, while Tomas Solis picked up his sixth win. Box score

Hermosillo 7, Navojoa 1
Scoring five runs in the seventh inning, Hermosillo was able to coast to the win on Thursday. Carlos Gastelum went 1-for-4 with a two-run double and Yunesky Sanchez went 2-for-4 with a triple. Hector Galvan got his fifth win of the season, while Jose Oyervidez took his fifth loss. Box score

Culiacan 6, Guasave 3 (11 innings)
Thanks to a three-run home run by Ali Solis in the 11th inning, Culiacan picked up the extra-innings win. Ronnier Mustelier also had a stellar night, going 5-for-6 with two doubles and two RBIs. Yosian Herrera took his first loss of the season, while Oliver Perez got his first victory. Box score

Mexicali 5, Mazatlan 4
Getting hits when it counted most, Mexicali squeaked out a close victory on Thursday by scoring two runs in the bottom of the eighth. Reliever Esteban Hernandez got his first win of the season, while reliever Jon Hunton took his first loss. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Aguilas 5, Licey 4
Behind a three-run sixth inning, Aguilas held on for the victory. Those three runs came on a three-run home run by Wilin Rosario with none out in the inning. Francisco Pena also went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Francisco Rosario took his first loss of the season and Kelvin Villa got the win. Box score

Escogido 11, Toros 1
Scoring in four straight innings, Escogido blew out Toros Thursday night, going 8-for-17 with runners in scoring position and belting out 13 hits. Erick Almonte and Erik Gonzalez each had two hits and three RBIs. Carlos Pimentel stayed perfect on the season, improving to 5-0 with a 1.67 ERA. Claudio Vargas took the loss. Box score

Gigantes 5, Estrellas 2
Down by a run going into the ninth inning, Gigantes scored four runs in the final frame to secure the comeback victory. Reliever Antonio Bastardo got his first win of the season, while reliever Marcos Mateo took his first loss of the season, allowing four runs on two hits in two-thirds of an inning. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Mayaguez 4, Caguas 3
Four players led Mayaguez with two hits, while Kennys Vargas went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Jaime Ortiz led Caguas with two hits. Jeremy Kehrt tossed five innings of one-run ball for Mayaguez. Box score

Ponce 1, Santurce 0
Joel Pineiro tossed five innings of two-hit ball to lead Ponce to a 1-0 win. Jordan Lennerton led Ponce by going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk. Adron Chambers led Santurce with a 4-for-4 performance with a double and a triple. Box score

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