Navarro nearly hits for cycle in Aguilas' win

Navarro nearly hits for cycle in Aguilas' win

Navarro nearly hits for cycle in Aguilas' win
Dominican Winter League

Aguilas 5, Escogido 2
Angels prospect Efren Navarro went 3-for-3 with an RBI, scored twice and fell a triple shy of the cycle to lead the Aguilas to their third straight win. Astros outfielder Brian Bogusevic also went deep for Cibaenas, while Braves farmhand Diory Hernandez homered and doubled in a losing cause. Box score

Gigantes 8, Toros 3
Brewers infielder Erick Almonte went 4-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored as the last-place Gigantes won for only the fifth time in 16 games. Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero chipped in two hits, including his league-leading sixth homer, and scored twice for Cibao. Pirates prospect Matt Hague was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Toros. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Caguas 2, Ponce 0
Mu-Young Kim allowed one hit over six innings and Mets farmhand Luis Figueroa homered to power the Criollos to their first win of the season. Edgard Clemente drove in the other run for Caguas, while A's Minor Leaguer Yadel Marti pitched four shutout frames for Ponce. Box score

Mayaguez 7, Carolina 2
Rangers prospect Jose Ruiz homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the Indios to their first victory. Former Southern League All-Star Miguel Negron added two hits, including a solo shot, for Mayaguez, while Dodgers prospect Wilberto Ortiz had two hits and drove in both runs for Carolina. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Zulia 4, La Guaira 0
Cubs farmhand Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed two hits and struck out five over seven innings as the Aguilas extended their winning streak to five games. Tigers prospect Justin Henry went 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored for Zulia, while Braves Minor Leaguer Ernesta Mejia homered. Box score

Caribes 2, Lara 1
Angels prospect Alexi Amarista capped a three-hit night by singling home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning as the Caribes avoided a third straight loss. Major League veteran Gustavo Molina had two hits and drove in the other run for Anzoategui, while Mariners prospect Erasmo Ramirez allowed a run on three hits over five innings for Lara. Box score

Margarita 12, Caracas 7
Diamondbacks outfielder Collin Cowgill went 2-for-5 with a run scored to lead a 13-hit attack as the Bravos outslugged the Leones for their fourth straight win. Former big leaguer Rene Reyes contributed three hits, four RBIs and scored twice for Margarita, while Rays catching prospect Jose Lobaton homered and drove in three runs in a losing cause. Box score

Aragua at Magallanes, postponed

Mexican Pacific League

Navojoa 2, Mazatlan 1
Nick Singleton allowed one hits and recorded seven strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings as the Mayos held off the Venados. Christian Zazueta delivered an RBI single for Navojoa, while pinch-hitter Rogelio Noris (Pirates) doubled home the lone run for Mazatlan. Box score

Hermosillo 2, Mexicali 1
Indians right-hander Jason Rice struck out two in a hitless ninth inning for his fourth save, nailing down the Naranjeros' second win in a row. Erubiel Durazo delivered an RBI single and walked twice for Hermosillo, while fellow former Major Leaguer Geronimo Gil had two of the Aguilas' five hits. Box score

Obregon 8, Guasave 7 (10 innings)
Former Braves Minor Leaguer Doug Clark hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning as the Yaquis handed the Algodoñeros their third straight loss. Ex-Met Victor Diaz capped a five-run ninth with a three-run homer for Obregon, while Leonardo Heras fell a homer shy of the cycle, drove in two runs and scored three times for Guasave. Box score

Los Mochis 8, Culiacan 5
Mets prospect Juan Carlos Gamboa hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run eighth inning as the Cañeros rallied to reach the .500 mark. Giants outfielder Justin Christian also slugged a three-run shot for Los Mochis, while Yankees farmhand Jorge Vazquez went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for Culiacan. Box score