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Ozuna continues power surge in Gigantes' win

Marlins prospect extends Dominican League lead with pair of home runs

Dominican Winter League

Gigantes 7, Estrellas 4
Marlins prospect Marcell Ozuna slugged his league-leading sixth and seventh homers and drove in four runs as the Gigantes snapped a three-game losing streak. Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero chipped in two hits and two RBIs for Cibao, while Angels catching prospect Alberto Rosario doubled home two runs for the Estrellas. Box score

Aguilas 14, Licey 12, 10 innings
Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan went 4-for-6 with a pair of homers, three RBIs and four runs scored as the Aguilas outslugged the Tigres. Miguel Tejada also drove in three runs for Cibaenas, which squandered an early 10-run lead. Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon scored three runs and had two RBIs for Licey. Box score

Toros 3, Escogido 1
Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon had two hits, including an RBI single, and scored the go-ahead run in the Toros' fourth straight win. Brewers farmhand Claudio Vargas allowed one hit over three innings of scoreless relief to get the victory, while Wilkin Castillo (Rockies) homered for the Leones. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Caracas 4, Margarita 1
Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin allowed a run on six hits and struck out four over seven innings as the Leones reeled off their fourth straight win. Rays prospect Henry Wrigley had two hits, including his seventh homer, two RBIs and two runs scored for Caracas, while Phillies' No. 10 prospect Cesar Hernandez reached base three times and scored Margarita's lone run. Gameday box score

La Guaira 8, Magallanes 3
Dodgers farmhand C.J. Retherford went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs, leading the Tiburones past the Navegantes. White Sox prospect Jose Martinez collected three hits, including a run-scoring triple, for La Guaira, which got five solid innings from Tyson Brummett (Blue Jays). Carlos Maldonado and Erold Andrus homered for Magallanes. Box score

Lara 3, Zulia 2
Twins prospect Jairo Perez and Major League veteran Jose Lopez delivered RBI singles in the bottom of the ninth inning, rallying the Cardenales past the first-place Aguilas. Braves farmhand Jordan Parraz went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Lara, while Reds' No. 16 prospect Henry Rodriguez was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI in a losing effort. Box score

Caribes 3, Aragua 1
Brewers farmhand Donovan Hand gave up a run on five hits over five innings as the Caribes avoided a third straight loss. Former Mariners Minor Leaguer Gerardo Avila went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for Anzoategui, while Cubs farmhand Ty Wright homered for the Tigres. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Los Mochis 5, Mexicali 3
Former Major Leaguer Jason Botts homered for the fourth time in his last seven games as the Cañeros ended a three-game slide. Saul Soto also went deep, drove in two runs and scored twice for Los Mochis, which got six strong innings from former Dodgers farmhand Jesus Rodriguez. Marlins infielder Gil Velazquez had two hits and an RBI for the Aguilas. Gameday box score

Culiacan 10, Mazatlan 0
Marlon Byrd went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers, three RBIs and three runs scored, powering the first-place Tomateros to their third straight win. Andres Meza gave up five hits over six innings to improve to 2-0 for Culiacan, which also got long balls from Ricardo Serrano and Daniel Hinojosa. Jose Orozco's double was the lone extra-base hit for last-place Mazatlan. Gameday box score

Hermosillo 13, Obregon 11
Carlos Gastelum went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored to lead a 16-hit attack as Hermosillo halted a three-game skid. Former big leaguer Karim Garcia also had three hits, including a two-run homer, while Jesse Gutierrez contributed three doubles, an RBI and two runs scored. Sergio Contreras was 5-for-5 and drove in three runs for Obregon, which had a seven-game winning streak snapped. Gameday box score

Navojoa 7, Guasave 5
Steve Moss slugged a grand slam and drove in five runs as the Mayos surprised the Algodoñeros. Jonny Kaplan went 4-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored out of the ninth spot of the lineup for Navojoa. Twins prospect Chris Colabello homered and collected three RBIs for Guasave. Gameday box score