D-backs' Jackson still raking for Leones

D-backs' Jackson still raking for Leones

Dominican Winter League

Escogido 8, Estrellas 1
Conor Jackson ripped a two-run double and walked three times to lead the Leones to their second straight win. The Diamondbacks slugger is hitting .545 with three RBIs in his first four games. Edward Valdez tossed four shutout innings and Tigers prospect Brennan Boesch went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs for Escogido. Cardinals Minor Leaguer Tony Cruz drove in the lone run for the Estrellas. Box score

Aguilas 4, Licey 1
Former Major League All-Star Jose Lima tossed three scoreless innings and batterymate Craig Tatum (Reds) drove in two runs as the Aguilas halted a two-game slide. Tony Abreu (Diamondbacks) had the other RBI for Cibaenas, while big league veteran Timo Perez helped Licey avoid a shutout with a run-scoring double in the bottom of the ninth. Box score

Toros at Gigantes (Postponed)

Venezuelan Winter League

Lara 9, La Guaira 8
Mariners prospect Mike Saunders collected three hits, including a three-run homer as the Cardenales snapped a three-game losing streak. Former Braves and Orioles farmhand Carlos Duran fell a homer shy of the cycle for Lara, while Rays Minor Leaguer Cesar Suarez went 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two runs scored and an RBI for the Tiburones. Box score

Aragua 13, Zulia 8
Dodgers farmhand Luis Maza collected four hits and scored twice as the Tigres snapped a seven-game losing streak by outslugging the Aguilas. Twins catching prospect Wilson Ramos and Giants Minor Leaguer Ramon Castro both homered, drove in three runs and scored three times for Aragua, while Texas League MVP Chris Carter (Athletics) fell a homer shy of the cycle and chipped in two RBIs. Brendan Katin (Brewers) homered and drove in two runs for Zulia. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Mazatlan 2, Navojoa 1
Oscar Bustillos allowed one hit over six scoreless innings and former Major Leaguer Miguel Ojeda smacked a solo homer as the Venados held off the Mayos. Angels farmhand Freddy Sandoval drove in the other run for Mazatlan, while Braves Minor Leaguer Matt Young homered in a losing cause. Box score

Obregon 2, Hermosillo 1
Nationals farmhand Andrew Kown allowed four hits and struck out three over six shutout innings to help the Yaquis snap a four-game losing streak. Daniel Fornes went 3-for-4, drove in a run and scored the other for Obregon, while Pirates Minor Leaguer Ty Taubenheim took the loss after giving up two runs on six hits in six frames. Box score

Mexicali 6, Guasave 4
Cubs Minor Leaguer Brad Snyder hit a solo homer and doubled as the Aguilas rallied for their fifth straight win. Gonzalo Meza drew a bases-loaded walk in a three-run eighth inning for Mexicali, while Wes Bankston (Reds) drove in a run for the Algodoneros. Box score

Mochis 7, Culiacan 6 (10 innings)
Angels farmhand Coby Smith hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to give the Caneros their third consecutive victory. Former Pirates Minor Leaguer Jorge Vasquez struck out three over two perfect frames for the win, while Refugio Cervantes homered twice and drove in five runs for the Tomateros. Box score