Caracas 4, Zulia 1
Free-agent hurler Armando Galarraga struck out five and allowed one run on four hits over five innings to earn the win for the Leones. Former All-Star outfielder Bobby Abreu drove in a run and Padres outfielder Jesus Guzman added two hits and a run scored. Reds prospect Felix Perez accounted for the Aguilas' lone run with an RBI single.
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Dominican Winter League
Oriente 7, Cibaenas 3
Tigers prospect Eliezer Mesa slugged a three-run homer and scored twice for the Estrellas. Luis Jimenez (Angels) fell a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs while Cubs' No. 9 prospect Junior Lake smacked an RBI triple. Veteran infielder Joaquin Arias (Giants) had three hits and drove in a run for the Aguilas. Box score
Este 5, Escogido 4
Fernando Abad (Nationals) fanned seven and allowed a run on four hits over five innings to help the Toros tie for first place in the round-robin playoffs. Indians prospect Jose Ramirez plated a pair of runs and former Major Leaguer Esteban German was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Mets infielder Jordany Valdespin collected two RBIs for the Leones. Box score