Venezuelan Winter League
Luis Valbuena ripped a two-run homer in the first inning but it wasn't enough as Lara fell to Caribes 6-5. Valbuena finished the game 1-4 and is hitting .303, having played all 33 gams this winter at second base.
Dominican Winter League
The DWL playoffs started on Friday night as Gigantes beat Escogido 2-0 and Licey held on to beat Aguilas 3-2.
RHP Frank Batista recorded two outs in the ninth for Aguilas. Batista came into the game with runners on first and second and allowed a sacrifice bunt to move the runners up. The next hitter grounded to third, and third baseman Alex Valdez threw home to nab the runner. Batista has not allowed a run in 10.2 innings.
Mexican Pacific Winter League
No Cubs prospects saw action.
Puerto Rican Winter League
3B Jonathan Mota (.268) slugged his third homer, a solo shot in the second, as Ponce fell to Carolina 8-4. Mota added a single in four at-bats.