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Dodgers' Gordon comes up big in Licey rout

Dodgers' Gordon comes up big in Licey rout

Dodgers' Gordon comes up big in Licey rout
Dominican Winter League

Licey 10, Estrellas 1
Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon tripled and drove in a game-high three runs to lead the Tigres in a romp over Oriente. Rangers' No. 2 prospect Mike Olt, Frisco teammate Engel Beltre and Dodgers prospect Tim Federowicz each scored twice as Licey tallied 16 hits in the contest. The lone Estrellas run came on a solo homer by Felix Pie (Dodgers) in the first. Box score

Toros 3, Gigantes 0
Aneury Rodriguez (Astros) tossed five three-hit innings, striking out five without a walk, and three relievers worked four hitless frames as Este shut out Cibao to extend its winning streak to four. Eugenio Velez (Cardinals) doubled and scored in the second and added two insurance runs with a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth. Box score

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Aguilas 4, Leones 3 (13 innings)
Tampa Bay's Omar Luna came home on a base hit by Hector Luna (Pirates) in the bottom of the 13th inning to give Aquilas the victory in Saturday's marathon contest. The Rays' Luna also tied the game in the seventh with a two-run single. The two teams combined to use 16 different pitchers in the game. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Lara 8, Anzoategui 7
Leadoff hitter Joe Thurston (Twins) went 3-for-3 with two walks, two RBIs and two runs scored and fellow Minnesota farmhand Jairo Perez added a two-run homer to lead the Cardenales to victory. The Caribes cut the deficit to one in the eighth, but closer Cesar Jimenez (Mariners) retired the final five batters to preserve the win. Box score

La Guaira 5, Aragua 4
Dodgers' No. 10 prospect Alex Castellanos drove in the winning run with a base hit in the bottom of the ninth. Fellow LA prospect C.J. Retherford paced the Tiburones, going 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs. Twins' No. 5 prospect Oswaldo Arcia went 3-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs in the losing effort. Box score

Caracas 6, Margarita 5
A two-run double by Luis Rodriguez (Mariners) in the top of the eighth proved to be the difference as the Leones came from behind to defeat Margarita. Daniel Mayora (Giants) scored twice for Caracas while Major League veteran Sean Burroughs paced the Bravos, scoring once and driving in a pair. Box score

Zulia 6, Magallanes 5
The first-place Aguilas put up five runs in the top of the first inning and held on to stretch their lead over the Navegantes to two games. Freddy Galvis (Phillies) went 3-for-5 with a run-scoring double and Felix Perez (Reds) drove in two for Zulia. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Culiacan 6, Mazatlan 1
Alejandro Armenta went seven strong innings for the Tomateros, allowing one run on five hits and a walk. Venados left fielder Maxwell Leon went 2-for-3 with two walks, two RBIs and two runs scored. Gameday box score

Mexicali 4, Los Mochis 1
Red Sox right-hander Marco Duarte struck out a season-high 10 batters over seven scoreless innings for Mexicali. Luke Montz (Marlins), playing in his second game in the league, homered for the Aguilas and added the night's final two runs with a double in the eighth. Gameday box score

Obregon 9, Hermosillo 7
The Yaquis rallied to improve to 12-7 on the season. Barbaro Canizares went 3-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs and Carlos Valencia added his fifth homer -- a three-run shot in the seventh. Former Major Leaguer Karim Garcia doubled twice and drove in two runs for the Naranjeros. Gameday box score

Guasave 9, Navajoa 6
Jesus Cota and Mario Valenzuela both homered and Jose Felix drove in a game-high three runs as Guasave rode a six-run seventh inning to victory. Rolando Acosta and Jonny Kaplan each homered for the Mayos, who dropped their second straight game to fall to 6-13. Gameday box score

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