Now Commenting On:

{"event":["winter_leagues" ] }

Winter Leagues: Phils outfielder Abreu stars

Winter Leagues: Phils outfielder Abreu stars play video for Winter Leagues: Phils outfielder Abreu stars

Venezuelan Winter League

Caracas 14, La Guaira 13
In this wild round-robin contest on Monday, it was Caracas who came out on top after scoring five runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat La Guaira. Bobby Abreu was the catalyst for Caracas, going 3-for-4 with a home run and six RBIs. It was his two-run single in the final frame that sealed the victory.

Caribes 6, Zulia 1
With a steady attack throughout Monday's contest, Caribes got the victory over Zulia in the round-robin playoffs. Cory Aldridge led the way, going 2-for-4 with a double, home run and two RBIs. The bottom of Caribes' order also combined for five hits. Alex Herrera got the win, while Raul Rivero took the loss.

Dominican Winter League

Licey 2, Escogido1
Game 1 of the Championship Series between Licey and Escogido was a tight one. It was the pitching of Mitch Atkins and the timely hits by Licey that proved to be the difference. Atkins got his first win of the playoffs, allowing just one run on four hits in seven innings of work. Elih Villanueva took the loss.

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

{"event":["winter_leagues" ] }
{"event":["winter_leagues" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español