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Winter Leagues: Navarro powers Licey to win

Yankees infielder goes 2-for-4 with homer, three RBIs in Dominican League

Dominican Winter League

Licey 7, Estrellas 1
Yamaico Navarro led the way for Licey, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Dan Rohlfing also went 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Andrew Sisco took his second loss, allowing three runs on five hits in six innings. Box score

Gigantes 2, Toros 0
While the two teams combined for 20 hits, Gigantes scored twice in the seventh inning. Moises Sierra went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Juan Silverio went 3-for-4. Box score

Aguilas 6, Escogido 5 (10 innings)
Escogido tied the game by scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning, but it still wasn't enough in this extra-innings contest. Aguilas plated a run in the bottom of the 10th on a solo shot by Yankees No. 6 prospect Zoilo Almonte. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Aragua 9, Zulia 4
Aragua managed just one more hit than Zulia, but got the hits when it counted most in the victory. Luis Hernandez went 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs. Jason Lane also got his first win, allowing three hits in five innings. Box score

Caribes 8, La Guaira 7
In this back and forth contest, it was a three-run sixth inning that propelled Caribes. Jose Castillo went 3-for-4 with a double and Oscar Salazar went 1-for-5 with a double and three RBIs. Carlos Rojas got the win, while J.C. Ramirez took the loss. Box score

Magallanes 8, Lara 7
Lara scored seven runs in the fourth inning, but it wasn't enough when Magallanes scored three runs in the ninth to secure the victory. Jesus Martinez got the win, while Romulo Sanchez blew his fourth save and took his second loss. Box score

Margarita 2, Caracas 1
In a tight contest, Armando Galarraga allowed two runs on three hits in 4 2/3 innings for his third loss. Carlos Monasterios picked up his second win, allowing just one hit in six innings. He also struck out eight. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Mexicali 6, Obregon 1
Ramon Rios led the way for Mexicali, going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. He was one of eight starters with at least one hit in Saturday's contest. Javier Solano got his fourth win, while Oscar Rivera got his second loss. Box score

Mazatlan 2, Guasave 0
The only runs scored came in the bottom of the seventh inning on a two-run home run by Curt Smith. Adrian Ramirez took his third loss, while Leobardo Moreno got his first win. Box score

Hermosillo 8, Culiacan 2
Scoring early and often, Hermosillo did all of the damage Saturday night. Luis Garcia led the way, going 4-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs. Pablo Menchaca got his fourth win, while Francisco Campos took his fourth loss. Box score

Navojoa 4, Los Mochis 2
All but one starter had a hit for Los Mochis in Saturday's win. John Lindsey led the way, going 1-for-3 with a two-run home run. Three other players had two hits. Hector Velazquez got his sixth win, while Francisco Cordova took his fifth loss. Box score

Puerto Rican League

Mayaguez 4, Caguas 3
In a tight contest, Mayaguez came out on top, belting out 12 hits. Randy Ruiz went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Michael Taylor also went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Pat McCoy got his second win of the season, while Shaun Garceau took his second loss. Box score

Santurce 9, Carolina 6

Scoring seven runs in the first two innings, Santurce cruised to the victory. Neftali Soto led the way, going 4-for-5 with a double and three RBIs. Jonathan Rodriguez went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs. James Houser got his fourth win. Box score

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