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Rangers prospect Olt goes yard in Licey loss

Rangers prospect Olt goes yard in Licey loss

Rangers prospect Olt goes yard in Licey loss
Dominican Winter League

Este 6, Licey 5
No. 2 Rangers prospect Mike Olt and fellow Texas farmhand Leonys Martin both homered for the Tigres, but the Toros managed a five-run comeback in the ninth to take the win. Licey scored three in the top of the ninth, but Jose Ramirez (Indians) doubled in a run to bring Este within one and then scored the winning run on a wild pitch to cap the rally. Elih Villanueva (Marlins) yielded a run on two hits and two walks while fanning four over five frames but did not factor into the decision for the Toros. Box score

Cibao 6, Oriente 1
Robinson Diaz (Angels) was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs while Jean Segura (Brewers) finished 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run for the Gigantes. Cibao starter Jose De Paula (Padres) and scattered a run on four hits and two walks with four strikeouts over 3 2/3 innings without factoring into the decision. No. 9 Cubs prospect Junior Lake collected three hits for the Estrellas. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Caracas 7, Magallanes 5
Pittsburgh's Darren Ford hit a fourth-inning grand slam, giving the Leones the cushion they would need to overcome the Navegantes. Ford also stole his 10th base in the contest. Henry Wrigley (Rays) doubled twice, plating a run and scoring two times. Major League free agent Juan Rivera went 3-for-4 and Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs for Magallanes in the loss. Gameday box score

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