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Tigres' Teheran shuts down Estrellas

Tigres' Teheran shuts down Estrellas

Tigres' Teheran shuts down Estrellas
Dominican Winter League

Licey 4, Estrellas 3
Braves prospect Julio Teheran allowed one hit over 5 2/3 scoreless innings as the last-place Tigres surprised the first-place Estrellas. Former Braves Minor Leaguer Donell Linares smacked a three-run homer and Dodgers infielder Hanley Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Licey. Cubs prospect Nelson Perez delivered a two-run double for Oriente, which has dropped three in a row. Box score

Gigantes 7, Toros 4
Orioles infielder Alexi Casilla went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs, helping the Gigantes snap a three-game losing streak. Brewers infielder Jean Segura contributed two hits and two RBIs, while Moises Sierra (Blue Jays) added three hits and an RBI and scored twice for Cibao. Ricardo Nanita (Blue Jays) and Jose Constanza (Braves) each had two hits and drove in a run for the Toros. Box score

Aguilas 12, Escogido 9
Manny Ramirez broke out of a 3-for-23 slump with two hits and three RBIs, helping the Aguilas outslug the Leones for their fifth straight win. Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario also drove in three runs for Cibaeñas, giving him eight RBIs in four games. Pirates outfielder Starling Marte fell a homer shy of the cycle, drove in three runs and scored twice for Escogido. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Lara 7, Zulia 4
Luis Jimenez, who made his Major League debut with the Mariners in September, hit a two-run homer to cap a three-run ninth inning as the Cardenales topped the Aguilas. Guillermo Quiroz went 3-for-3 with an RBI for Lara, while Ernesto Mejia (Braves) had three hits and drove in a run for first-place Zulia. Box score

Caribes 7, Caracas 4
Marlins outfielder Gorkys Hernandez went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored to lead the Caribes to their fifth consecutive victory. Former Major Leaguer Jose Castillo also had three hits, including a two-run homer, for Anzoategui, while Padres infielder Jesus Guzman was 3-for-4 with three RBIs in a losing effort. Gameday box score

Aragua 9, Magallanes 1
A's prospect Carlos Hernandez allowed a run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings as the last-place Tigres cruised past the Navegantes. Twins prospect Oswaldo Arcia went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI for Aragua, which got a bases-loaded triple from former Angels farmhand Carlos Colmenares. A's newcomer Darwin Perez drove in Magallanes' lone run. Box score

La Guaira 6, Margarita 3
Giants catcher Hector Sanchez capped a four-run first inning with a two-run double as the Tiburones doubled up the Bravos. Rockies prospect Rafael Ortega doubled twice and scored twice for La Guaira, while Henry Blanco drove in all three runs for Margarita. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Manati 12, Caguas 10
Red Sox infielder Ivan De Jesus went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, three RBIs and two runs scored as the Atenienses ended the Criollos' four-game winning streak. Former Major Leaguer Ramon Vazquez also had four hits and drove in two runs for Manati, which got five solid innings from former Orioles farmhand Orlando Alfonso. Giants prospect Johnny Monell had two RBIs, scored twice and fell a homer shy of the cycle for first-place Caguas. Box score

Santurce 6, Carolina 4
Former Minor Leaguer Gerardo Valentin doubled twice, drove in two runs and scored once to lead the Cangrejeros past the Gigantes. Indians prospect Joseph Colon pitched five solid innings for the win, while Astros Minor Leaguer Enrique Hernandez had two hits, including a three-run homer, for Carolina. Box score

Mayaguez 4, Ponce 3
Former big leaguer Randy Ruiz singled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Indios edged the last-place Leones. Dodgers prospect Yasiel Puig had two hits and two RBIs, while Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado was 3-for-4 and scored a run for Mayaguez. Nationals farmhand Zach Walters delivered a two-run double to cap Ponce's three-run eighth. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Mazatlan 8, Los Mochis 4
Former Minor Leaguer Brett Harper homered twice and drove in five runs, powering the Venados to their second win in a row. Mario Santana chipped in a pair of RBIs for Mazatlan, while Jason Botts was 3-for-4 with a solo shot and two runs scored for the Cañeros. Gameday box score

Hermosillo 3, Guasave 1
Free agent Jorge Cantu slugged a two-run homer to snap an eighth-inning tie in the Naranjeros' third straight win. Karim Garcia had two hits and drove in the other run for Hermosillo, which got six strong innings from 2011 Mexican League Pitcher of the Year Marco Tovar. Twins prospect Chris Colabello homered and doubled for Guasave. Gameday box score

Culiacan 8, Obregon 7
Cory Aldridge and Ricardo Serrano hit two-run homers and Mario Valdez added a solo shot as the Tomateros ended the Yaquis' nine-game winning streak. Marlon Byrd contributed two hits and two RBIs for Culiacan, while Agustin Murillo drove in three runs for Obregon. Gameday box score

Navojoa 7, Mexicali 3
Abel Martinez homered, drove in four runs and scored twice to lead the Mayos past the Aguilas. Kraig Binick chipped in two hits and scored twice for Navojoa, which got six strong innings from Salvador Robles. Free agent Yuniesky Betancourt recorded his second straight multi-hit game for Mexicali, going 2-for-4 with an RBI. Gameday box score

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