1/12 Winter ball update
Cubs prospect Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a double in Caracas’ 10-6 win Tuesday over Caribes in Venezuela. Caracas is 6-2 in the round-robin playoffs and Gonzalez is batting .296.
* In the Dominican Republic, both Starlin Castro and Brad Snyder were hitless in Escogido’s 2-1 loss to the Toros. Escogido dropped to 5-9; the Toros are 10-4.
* Cubs bench coach Pat Listach’s Ponce team beat Caguas, 5-2, to improve to 6-2 in Puerto Rico.
— Carrie Muskat