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Teheran untouchable on mound for Tigres

Teheran untouchable on mound for Tigres

Teheran untouchable on mound for Tigres
Dominican Winter League

Licey 11, Cibao 0
Braves' top prospect Julio Teheran didn't allow a single hit over his five innings on the mound as the Tigres breezed to victory over the Gigantes. Licey took the no-no into the seventh inning, when Jean Segura (Brewers) broke it up with a single off reliever Juan Sosa (Phillies). On the offensive side, Atlanta third baseman Juan Francisco led the charge, homering twice and driving in six runs. Anderson Hernandez (Pirates) and Yordany Ramirez also went deep for the Tigres. Box score

Cibaenas 7, Este 4
Former American League MVP Miguel Tejada hit two solo shots for the Aguilas in the victory. The blasts were his second and third in 24 games in the Dominican Winter League. Veteran pitcher Miguel Batista improved to 2-1 after giving up two runs (one earned) on six hits in six innings. Cesar Puello (Mets) tripled, doubled and scored twice for the Toros. Box score

Oriente 8, Escogido 6
Brad Snyder -- a free agent who played in the Astros system in 2012 -- launched the game-winning two-run homer in the top of the ninth as the Estrellas snuck past the Leones. Ramon Santiago (Tigers) went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs, while Justin Turner contributed a round-tripper and drove in three runs in the losing cause. Box score

Puerto Rican Winter League

Carolina 7, Ponce 2
Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks, who missed most of the 2012 season after shoulder surgery, fell a triple shy of the cycle with three RBIs and two runs scored in the Gigantes victory. Hector Santiago (White Sox) earned his first win after allowing two runs on five hits over six frames. Royals prospect Christian Colon factored into both Leones tallies with a double, an RBI and a run scored from the top of the lineup. Box score

Caguas 9, Mayaguez 2
Minor League free agent Andy Gonzalez homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead the Criollos. Edgard Clemente and Johnny Monell (Giants) also hit solo shots, while Lou Montanez tripled and brought home a pair. Kelvin Villa scattered four hits and three walks over six shutout innings to move to 3-0 on the season. Kennys Vargas (Twins) launched a pinch-hit homer in the top of the ninth for the Indios. Box score

Santurce 10, Manati 0
Luis Figueroa was a perfect 4-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored as the Cangrejeros leadoff man in the blowout win. Former Major Leaguer Felipe Lopez went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Luis Rivera and Yadiel Rivera (Brewers) also drove in a pair apiece. Joseph Colon (Indians) struck out six and allowed four hits in his five innings as Santurce starter. Box score

Venezuelan Winter League

Zulia 3, Magallanes 0
Minor League free agent Josh Schmidt, who spent the 2012 season in the Marlins organization, struck out seven and allowed four hits and two walks in a complete-game shutout. Freddy Galvis (Phillies) went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored from the top of the Aguilas batting order. Gustavo Chacin took the loss, despite allowing three runs on five hits over 7 1/3 solid frames. Box score

Caracas 10, Margarita 7
Henry Wrigley -- a free-agent outfielder who had spent his entire seven-year career with the Rays -- tallied five RBIs with a triple and a double for the Leones. Padres first baseman Jesus Guzman went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two walks. Jonathan Herrera (Rockies) went 3-for-5 with two RBIs as the Bravos' shortstop. Gameday box score

Lara 9, Aragua 6
Paulo Orlando (Royals) doubled, scored three times and drove in a run to lead the Cardenales. Jairo Perez lifted the game's only one home run in the win. Luis Maza went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs as the Tigres leadoff man. Box score

La Guaira 9, Anzoategui 8
Javier Herrera slugged two longballs and added three RBIs in the slugfest. A grand slam by Hector Sanchez (Giants) highlighted a key six-run sixth frame in the victory. Cesar Suarez and Salvador Perez (Royals) added solo homers. Marlins outfielder Gorkys Hernandez was a perfect 5-for-5 with two doubles, three runs and an RBI for Anzoategui. Box score

Mexican Pacific League

Guasave 4, Obregon 2
Algodoneros starter Andrew Sisco allowed two runs on seven hits over 8 1/3 innings to hold the Yaquis at bay. The left-hander improved to 5-1 with the victory. Sean Gleason earned his seventh save in 13 appearances. Eduardo Arredondo provided the margin of victory with a two-run double in the top of the ninth. Carlos Valencia brought in both Obregon runs with a homer off Sisco in the bottom of the final frame. Gameday box score

Navojoa 7, Mazatlan 1
Salvador Robles gave up five hits and a walk over six scoreless innings in the Mayos' win. Rolando Acosta went 3-for-4 with a double and three runs to lead the offense, and Amadeo Zazueta added a 2-for-4 two-RBI effort. Jesse Castillo drove in the Venados' lone run. Gameday box score

Culiacan 14, Los Mochis 2
Marlon Byrd homered twice and drove in six runs to highlight the Tomateros' offense. The outfielder is batting .348 with 15 homers and 41 RBIs in 41 games for Culiacan. Ramiro Pena (Yankees) added two doubles, four runs and two RBIs in a 3-for-4 showing. Alejandro Armenta allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits over six innings to improve to 4-1. Gameday box score

Hermosillo 4, Mexicali 3
Jose Amador and Edgar Quintero hit back-to-back homers in the second inning for the Naranjeros, while Luke Montz (A's) and Yunieski Betancourt went back-to-back for the Aguilas. Marco Tovar earned the win after allowing three runs on four hits in 5 2/3 innings. Gameday box score

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