Winter League roundup: Magallanes shows power

Rivera, Lisson combine for three homers; Zulia rallies for late victory

Winter League roundup: Magallanes shows power

Venezuelan Winter League

Magallanes 6, Caribes 2
No. 1 seed Magallanes continued to roll Monday in the round-robin playoffs against Caribes. Former Major Leaguer Juan Rivera had a big three-run shot in the sixth inning. Mario Lisson also had a great night, going 2-for-4 with two solo home runs. Mitch Lively got the win, while Manny Correa took the loss.

Zulia 3, La Guaira 1
Zulia got a much-needed victory Monday against La Guaira. It marked just the second win for Zulia in the round-robin playoffs. Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia had a big two-run double in the eighth inning to give Zulia the lead and secure the win. Silvino Bracho got the win, while Mario Mendoza took the loss.

Quinn Roberts is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.