Spring training roundup: Twins score late to power past Yankees
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[March 25, 2023]
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'
deficit to 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.
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,
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
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
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.
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Mar 24, 2023; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los
Angeles Dodgers third baseman Max Muncy (13) celebrates with
designated hitter J.D. Martinez (28) after hitting a two run home
run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning at Camelback
Ranch-Glendale. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
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
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
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
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.
--Field Level Media
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