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Spring training roundup: Twins score late to power past Yanks

Field Level Media
25 Mar 2023, 16:40 GMT+10

Emmanuel Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins scored five runs in the last two innings to rally past the New York Yankees 6-4 in a spring training game Friday in Tampa, Fla.

Eduoard Julien hit a solo homer in the eighth to close the Twins' deficitto 4-2. In the ninth with two down, Armani Smith delivered an RBI single off right-hander Albert Abreu and Rodriguez followed with his first home run of the spring.

Anthony Volpe went deep for the Yankees' lone extra-base hit of the team's five total.

Mets 11, Rays 2

Pete Alonso smacked a 425-foot three-run homer and Omar Narvaez added a solo shot to power New York past host Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Right-hander Max Scherzer pitched the first six innings and allowed four hits, two runs and one walk with 11 strikeouts.

Yandy Diaz hit a two-run single for the Rays in the second inning.

White Sox 12, Athletics 0

Romy Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs and Yoan Moncada added a two-run shot as visiting Chicago overwhelmed Oakland in Mesa, Ariz.

The White Sox collected 15 hits in support of four pitchers who combined to shut out the Athletics on nine hits and three walks with 10 strikeouts.

Jace Peterson was 2-for-3 and Pablo Reyes doubled for Oakland.

Brewers 6, Dodgers 6

J.D. Martinez and Max Muncy homered for host Los Angeles, while Josh VanMeter and Mike Brosseau did the same for Milwaukee in a tie game in Phoenix.

Muncy went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer, two RBIs and two runs.

Owen Miller went 3-for-3 with one RBI and one run for the Brewers.

Royals 3, Giants 0

Kansas City scored all of the game's runs in the first inning on MJ Melendez's solo homer and Edward Olivares' two-run shot off Tristan Beck to beat visiting San Francisco in Surprise, Ariz.

Five Royals pitchers combined for the shutout, led by right-hander Brad Keller, who got the start and scattered five hits and one walk with nine strikeouts in five innings.

The Giants had more hits, 8-5, including two apiece from David Villar and Ford Proctor.

Cubs 5, Rangers 3

Luis Vazquez homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead host Chicago past Texas in Mesa, Ariz.

Eric Hosmer went 2-for-4 with one RBI for the Cubs, who had 10 hits.

The Rangers had 11 hits, two apiece from Robbie Grossman and Brad Miller.

Reds 7, Diamondbacks 4

Jose Barrero went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and an RBI double to power Cincinnati past host Arizona in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Henry Ramos and Spencer Steer also homered for the Reds, who totaled 13 hits.

Corbin Carroll (2-for-3) was the lone Diamondback with multiple hits of the team's eight.

Rockies 9, Brewers 4

Kris Bryant delivered a two-run homer in the first inning and an RBI double in the fourth to highlight visiting Colorado's victory over Milwaukee in Phoenix.

Mike Moustakas added a solo shot in the third, while Yonathan Daza, Elehuris Montero, Elias Diaz and Ezequiel Tovar had two hits apiece of the Rockies' 13 total.

Garrett Mitchell homered and Gregory Barrios drove in two runs for the Brewers.

Padres 3, Angels 0

San Diego's Blake Snell, Domingo Tapia and Brent Honeywell Jr. combined on a five-hit shutout of host Los Angeles in Tempe, Ariz.

Snell went six innings (three hits, one walk, six strikeouts), Tapia one (two strikeouts) and Honeywell two (two hits, one strikeout). They got all the run support they needed from Fernando Tatis Jr.'s solo homer in the fifth.

David Calabrese doubled for the Angels' lone extra-base hit.

Red Sox 9, Braves 8

Justin Turner homered among his three hits as Boston edged Atlanta in Fort Myers, Fla.

Christian Arroyo also had three hits and Triston Casas homered for the Red Sox. The Braves got home runs from Ozzie Albies and Adam Zebrowski.

Orioles 7, Yankees (ss) 6

Josh Lester hit a walk-off double in the ninth inning to lift Baltimore past a New York split squad in Sarasota, Fla.

The Yankees led 6-0 after two innings, but the Orioles completed their comeback with four runs in the eighth and one in the ninth. New York's Oswaldo Cabrera and Kyle Higashioka hit the game's only homers.

Cardinals 7, Nationals 1

Miles Mikolas allowed just an unearned run in seven innings as St. Louis defeated Washington in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Nolan Arenado, Alec Burleson and Masyn Winn each had two hits for the Cardinals, while Jeimer Candelario collected two hits for the Nationals.

Pirates 6, Tigers 6

Ernny Ordonez's ninth-inning RBI groundout lifted Pittsburgh to a tie with Detroit in Lakeland, Fla.

Kerry Carpenter had three hits and two runs for the Tigers. The Pirates got three hits and two RBIs from Ke'Bryan Hayes.

Blue Jays 6, Phillies 3

Alek Manoah struck out six and yielded only one run in six innings as Toronto doubled up Philadelphia in Dunedin, Fla.

Daulton Varsho had two hits and two runs for the Blue Jays. Kody Clemens doubled twice for the Phillies.

Marlins 3, Astros 2

Sandy Alcantara struck out the first eight batters he faced as Miami beat Houston in Jupiter, Fla. Alcantara threw three innings, and only the last hitter he faced put the ball in play, with Zach Cole Jr. grounding out.

Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Guardians 5, Cubs (ss) 3

Josh Bell, Jose Ramirez and Myles Straw homered to power Cleveland past a Chicago split squad in Goodyear, Ariz.

Edwin Rios and Luis Torrens hit RBI doubles for the Cubs.

Mariners 15, Athletics (ss) 3

Cal Raleigh hit a three-run homer and Ty France added three hits to help Seattle crush an Oakland split squad in Peoria, Ariz.

The Mariners' Delino DeShields, Jose Caballero and Raleigh and the Athletics' Jonah Bride and Jordan Diaz had two hits apiece.

--Field Level Media

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