10/31 Winter ball update
Cubs prospect Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up three hits and walked one over six scoreless innings to help Aguilas del Zulia beat Margarita, 4-1, on Sunday in Venezuelan Winter League action. It was the right-hander’s first win in three starts for Zulia, and his longest outing. He now has 11 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings.
Also, Bryan LaHair was 1-for-4 in Magallanes’ 5-0 loss to Caracas. LaHair is batting .314.
– Carrie Muskat