Cubs Oct. 23 Notebook

Gioskar Amaya knocked in a pair of runs but it wasn’t enough as Aragua fell 8-5 to Lara in VWL action.

Arizona Fall League
Not a great day for Cubs prospects as Peoria kept C Willson Contreras and 3B Jeimer Candelario in check in the Javelinas 5-3 win. Contreras was hitless in four at-bats while Candelario went 0-for-4. Corey Black tossed a scoreless inning of relief, allowing a hit and recording three groundouts in his nine-pitch outing.

Venezuelan Winter League
2B Bryant Flete (.387) doubled home a run in Zulia’s 4-3 win over Caracas. Flete finished 1-for-4.....Gioskar Amaya (.222) went 2-for-4, including a triple, and knocked in a pair of runs in Aragua’s 8-5 loss to Lara. Amaya has five RBI in eight games.

Dominican Winter League
In the only game on the schedule, Estrellas blanked Gigantes 2-0 as five pitchers combined for a two-hitter. No Cubs prospects saw action. Former Cub Felix Pie (.250) went 1-for-1 with a double and a RBI to go along with three walks for Estrellas.

Mexican Pacific Winter League
3B Christian Villanueva went 2-for-4 and scored once in Obregon’s 5-1 in over Mazatlan. The 24-year-old is hitting .389/.477/.778 in 11 games.......LH Ryan Buchter fanned two in a scoreless ninth of Culiacan’s 5-2 loss to Mexicali. Buchter threw 14 pitches, 10 for strikes.

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