Zulia 7, La Guaira 3
Zulia jumped out to an early lead, scoring all seven runs in the first three innings, and cruised to victory in the only winter-ball game on tap Monday. All but one starter had a hit. Ernesto Mejia went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs and Ender Inciarte went 3-for-5 with an RBI. Tom Cochran took his first loss of the season, allowing six runs on nine hits in 2 1/3 innings.
Quinn Roberts is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.