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Winter Leagues: Sanchez's four hits lead La Guaira

White Sox prospect knocks in four runs, including the game winner in the ninth

Venezuelan Winter League

La Guaira 12, Aragua 11
In this back-and-forth slugfest, it was La Guaira who came out on top, scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth. Carlos Sanchez, the White Sox No. 9 overall prospect, went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth with a two-out RBI single. Ryan Kussmaul got the win, while Dakota Watts took the loss. Box score

Lara 7, Margarita 2
Paulo Orlando went 1-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs, propelling Lara to a victory over Margarita. Robert Perez went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs. Chris Jakubauskas got the win, allowing two runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings. Eric Berger took his fourth loss of the season. Box score

Zulia 1, Caracas 0 (11 innings)
Both teams put up zeros through the first 10 innings, before Zulia finally plated the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th. Freddy Parejo scored from third on a fielding error by third baseman Alex Gonzalez. Box score

Caribes 14, Magallanes 4
With 17 hits in the game, including four home runs, Caribes cruised to victory. Jose Castillo went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs, and Jose Gil went 1-for-4 with three RBIs. Justin Fitzgerald took the loss, allowing five runs on five hits in 1 1/3 innings. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Los Mochis 3, Guasave 1
Yancarlo Angulo led the way for Los Mochis, going 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs, while Sebastian Valle went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Tomas Solis got his fifth win of the season, allowing one run on three hits in six innings. Sergio Mora took the loss. Box score

Obregon 2, Navojoa 1
Offense was scarce Friday night, and it was a ninth-inning solo home run by Albino Contreras that proved to be the difference for Obregon. Reliever Alejandro Garrido took his second loss of the season, while Jonathan Arias earned his first win. Box score

Mazatlan 4, Hermosillo 0
Thanks to a solid pitching performance and a few timely hits, Mazatlan got the shutout win. Erick Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Walter Ibarra went 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Walter Silva got his fifth win of the season, allowing six hits in 5 1/3 innings. Box score

Mexicali 11, Culiacan 2
A six-run second inning was all Mexicali needed to secure the victory. Oscar Robles went 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs. Ben Guez also went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs. Edgar Osuna got his seventh win of the season, allowing one run on three hits in 5 2/3 innings. Box score

Dominican Winter League

Aguilas 7, Escogido 5
A tight game through the first six innings, Aguilas pulled away with a three-run seventh. Hector Luna went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Reliever Kelvin Villa got the win, while Roberto Novoa took the loss. Box score

Toros 1, Gigantes 0
The only run of the game came in the top of the sixth on a throwing error by Gigantes second baseman Alexander Guerrero, giving Toros the one-run edge. That left Willy Paredes with the loss. Bruedin Suero got his first win of the season. Box score

Licey 3, Estrellas 2
Licey may have been outhit by Estrellas, but it got the hits when it counted. Alex Hassan's go-ahead single in the eighth put Licey ahead for good. Atahualpa Severino got his first win, while Rommie Lewis took his first loss. Box score

Puerto Rican Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente

Mayaguez 14, Carolina 2
Mayaguez bats were on fire Friday night, with the club belting 13 hits and scoring in six different innings. Kennys Vargas led the way, going 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBIs. Randy Ruiz went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Box score

Santurce 2, Ponce 1

Neither team could plate a run through the first eight innings, but the ninth was a different story. Ponce scored a run in the top half of the inning, before Jonathan Rodriguez belted a two-run double to secure the win for Santurce in the bottom of the frame. Box score

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