Magallanes over Aragua 3-0
2B Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout. He is hitting .351 for the Magallanes team, .405 over the last 10 games. *RHP Sergio Perez (W, 8-4) got the start for Magallanes, pitching seven strong scoreless innings allowing six hits and two walks with two strikeouts for the win.
DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE
Gigantes over Estrellas 4-3
*RHP Enerio del Rosario was charged with a blown save for the Gigantes when he came in with one out and the bases loaded and gave up a two-run double to former Astro farm hand Brad Snyder. The Gigantes came back to win the game in the ninth.
PUERTO RICAN WINTER LEAGUE
Santurce over Caguas 5-4
LHP Xavier Cedeno earned the win for Santurce in relief as he pitched the eighth inning, allowing one hit with two strikeouts.
Carolina over Manati 1-0
2B Kiké Hernandez took matters into his own hands with a solo home run in the top of the ninth to give Carolina the lead and ultimately the win. Hernandez drew the only walk and one of only five hits allowed to the Carolina team in the pitcher's duel. C Rene Garcia and SS Carlos Correa went hitless in the game, as did pinch hitter Jobduan Morales, with each of those three striking out once.