12/17 Winter ball update
Junior Lake hit a grand slam in the fifth inning Sunday to help Estrellas beat Gigantes, 5-3, in Dominican Winter League play. It was Lake’s fifth home run, and he was batting .324 overall with 23 RBIs in 41 games. Cubs pitcher Rafael Dolis picked up a hold in the game, striking out one and giving up one hit in one-third of an inning.
Tony Campana has finished his Venezuelan winter league assignment. He batted .231 in 16 games with Leones del Caracas, totaling eight stolen bases and compiling a .322 on-base percentage.
— Carrie Muskat