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Lake, Perez come through in Estrellas' win

Cubs prospects total five hits, four RBIs, three runs scored to end skid

Dominican Winter League

Estrellas 9, Toros 2
Junior Lake went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI and fellow Cubs prospect Nelson Perez slugged a pinch three-run homer as the Estrellas ended a four-game slide. A's prospect Eliezer Mesa contributed three hits and scored twice for Oriente, while Jose Ramirez (Indians) had two hits and a run scored for the Toros. Box score

Aguilas 8, Gigantes 4
Former Marlins farmhand Juan Carlos Perez hit a three-run homer, doubled twice and scored three times to lead the first-place Aguilas to their fifth straight win. Hector Luna chipped in a two-run double for Cibaenas, while Astros outfielder Jimmy Paredes drove in all four runs for the Gigantes. Box score

Escogido 10, Licey 7
Pirates outfielder Starling Marte hit a two-run homer and scored twice to power the Leones, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Wilkin Castillo and Red Sox slugger Mauro Gomez also had two RBIs apiece for Escogido, while Braves infielder Juan Francisco had collected two hits and drove in two runs for Licey. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

La Guaira 9, Caracas 5, 10 innings
C.J. Retherford had two hits, including a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning, as the Tiburones outlasted the Leones for their third straight win. Fellow Dodgers prospect Alex Castellanos drove in a pair of runs for La Guaira, while Henry Wrigley (Rays) delivered a two-run single in the eighth for Caracas. Gameday box score

Magallanes 8, Aragua 4
Royals farmhand Mario Lisson went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored as the Navegantes handed the last-place Tigres their 10th straight setback. Angels prospect Darwin Perez also drove in two runs with a pair of singles for Magallanes, while Astros Minor Leaguer Jose Martinez homered and had a pair of RBIs for Aragua. Box score

Lara at Caribes, suspended

Mexican Pacific League

Guasave 8, Obregon 6
Orioles farmhand Zelous Wheeler hit a solo homer, doubled and scored three times as the Algodoñeros climbed into a second-place tie. Twins prospect Chris Colabello also went yard, drove in two runs and scored twice for Guasave, while Barbaro Canizares homered twice and plated three runs for the Yaquis. Gameday box score

Los Mochis 3, Culiacan 0
Tomas Solis allowed four hits over six innings and grabbed a share of the league lead with his third win as the Cañeros blanked the first-place Tomateros. Former Major Leaguer Jason Botts and Saul Soto both reached base three times and drove in a run for Los Mochis. Pirates prospect Ali Solis and Yankees farmhand Ramiro Peña each had two hits for Culiacan. Gameday box score

Hermosillo 7, Mexicali 3
Braves prospect Todd Cunningham went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer out of the leadoff spot, sparking the Naranjeros to their second straight win. Carlos Gastelum contributed four hits and scored a run for Hermosillo, which got two hits and two RBIs from Jose Aguilar. Marlins Minor Leaguer Luke Montz delivered a run-scoring single in a losing effort. Gameday box score

Mazatlan 10, Navojoa 7
Jose Orozco fell a triple shy of the cycle and drove in four runs as the last-place Venados halted a three-game losing streak. Oswaldo Morejon also had three hits, including a two-run homer, for Mazatlan, while Genaro Andrade slugged a three-run blast in a losing effort. Gameday box score