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Baez slugs first Cactus League homer
Cubs top prospect also draws bases-loaded walk, plates three
03/03/2013 9:11 PM ET
Nationals prospect Zach Walters hit .266 across three levels last season.
Nationals prospect Zach Walters hit .266 across three levels last season. (Will Bentzel/MiLB.com)

Late-Afternoon Games

Brewers 4, Cubs (SS) 3 Box »

Javier Baez (CHC No. 1): Batting ninth and playing shortstop, MLB.com's 16 overall prospect slugged a two-run homer -- his first of the spring -- in a Cactus League loss to Milwaukee. Baez, the ninth pick in the 2011 Draft also drew a bases-loaded walk for his third RBI of the day.
Johnny Hellweg (MIL No. 4): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K, 0 BB, 2 HBP
Hunter Morris (MIL No. 5): 1-for-1, 2B
Scooter Gennett (MIL No. 7): 0-for-2
Logan Shafer (MIL No. 12): 1-for-2, RBI, BB, SB
Khris Davis (MIL No. 16): 0-for-1, K
Caleb Gindl (MIL No. 18): 0-for-1
Brett Jackson (CHC No. 4): 0-for-1, 2 BB, R
Junior Lake (CHC No. 9): 0-for-1, K
Dan Vogelbach (CHC No. 11): 0-for-1, BB, K

Mariners 7, Rangers 6 Box »

Martin Perez (TEX No. 6): Perez will be sidelined for at least two months after breaking his left arm Sunday. After issuing walks to Mike Zunino and Brendan Ryan to open the sixth inning, Perez was hit above the wrist by a comebacker off the bat of Brad Miller. Perez, who set down the Mariners in order in the fifth, was taken to a local hospital where X-rays revealed a fracture of the ulna bone in his forearm. The injury takes him out of the competition to be the Rangers' fifth starter.
Mike Zunino (SEA No. 3): 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R, BB, K
Nick Franklin (SEA No. 5): 0-for-1, K
Brad Miller (SEA No. 8): 1-for-2
Francisco Martinez (SEA No. 19): 0-for-2
Jurickson Profar (TEX No. 1): 1-for-3, 2B, R, BB, E
Mike Olt (TEX No. 2): 0-for-2, BB
Justin Grimm (TEX No. 10): 2 1/3 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 2 BB, 4 SO, WP

Dodgers 5, Indians 1 Box »

Yasiel Puig (LAD No. 1): Pinch-hitting for Matt Kemp in the seventh inning, Puig hammered a three-run homer to complete the scoring. It was hit first Cactus League blast and lifted his RBI total to five. MLB.com's No. 76 overall prospect batted .354 with five homers and 15 RBIs between Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga and the Arizona League last season.
Matt Magill (LAD No. 7): 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H
Alex Castellanos (LAD No. 18): 1-for-1, RBI, R, SB
Jesus Aguilar (CLE No. 12): 0-for-1, K
Chris McGuiness (CLE No. 14): 0-for-1, K

Giants 5, Diamondbacks 3 Box »

Gary Brown (SF No. 2): 0-for-1, K
Francisco Peguero (SF No. 6): 3-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI
Ehire Adrianza (SF No. 15): 0-for-1, K
Adam Eaton (ARI No. 5): 1-for-3, 2B, RBI
Nick Ahmed (ARI No. 7): 0-for-2
David Holmberg (ARI No. 9): 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 K, 0 BB

A's 7, Rockies 2 Box »

Addison Russell (OAK No. 1): 1-for-5, RBI, 2 BB
Michael Choice (OAK No. 3): 1-for-3, RBI, R
Grant Green (OAK No. 4): 2-for-2, R
Michael Taylor (OAK No. 12): 1-for-2, R
Nolan Arenado (COL No. 2): 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI
Kyle Parker (COL No. 5): 0-for-1
Rafael Ortega (COL No. 15): 1-for-1
Cristhian Adames (COL No. 19):0-for-0

Padres 4, White Sox 0 Box »

Jedd Gyorko (SD No. 1): 1-for-3, 2B, K
Keenyn Walker (CWS No. 8): 0-for-3, 2 K
Nestor Molina (CWS No. 10): 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 K, 0 BB
Josh Phegley (CWS No. 16): 0-for-1

Cubs (SS) 4, Angels 2 Box »

Albert Almora (CHC No. 2): 0-for-1
Jorge Soler (CHC No. 3): 0-for-1, K
Christian Villanueva (CHC No. 8): 0-for-3, BB, 2 K
Kaleb Cowart (LAA No. 1):0-for-2, K
Kole Calhoun (LAA No. 5): 0-for-1
Luis Jimenez (LAA No. 6): 0-for-2
Travis Witherspoon (LAA No. 8): 0-for-0
AJ Schuugel (LAA No. 16): 3 IP, 1 R, 5 H, SO
Alex Yarbrough (LAA No. 18): 0-for-2, RBI

Royals 8, Reds 1 Box »

Yordano Ventura (KC No. 3): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB
Christian Colon (KC No. 10): 2-for-2, 2 RBI, R
Billy Hamilton (CIN No. 1): 0-for-2
Tony Cingrani (CIN No. 3): 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 K
Kyle Lotzkar (CIN No. 3): 2/3 IP, 4 R, 2 H, 2 BB
Henry Rodriguez (CIN No. 10): 0-for-2

Early-Afternoon Games

Nationals 7, Cardinals 6 Box »

Zach Walters (WAS No. 14): Walters entered for the Nationals in the top of the seventh inning, drew a walk in the bottom half and delivered a one-out single in the ninth Washington a walk-off win over the Cardinals. It was the first Grapefruit League RBI for Walters, who played at three levels in the Nationals system last year.
Chris Marrero (WAS No. 12): 0-for-0, BB
Kolten Wong (STL No. 5): 0-for-2, K, E
Matt Adams (STL No. 8): 1-for-3, K
Maikel Cleto (STL No. 12): 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 K, 1 BB
James Ramsey (STL No. 17): 1-for-1, BB, R

Rays 7, Twins 2 Box »

Wil Myers (TB No. 1): MLB.com's No. 4 overall prospect came on to play left field in the sixth inning, stroked his first triple of the spring and scored on a sacrifice fly by Chris Gimenez as the Rays improved to 7-3.
Hak-Ju Lee (TB No. 5): 0-for-1, K
Tim Beckham (TB No. 14): 0-for-1, SB, R
Felipe Rivero (TB No. 18): 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 K, 1 BB
Aaron Hicks (MIN No. 6): 0-for-3, 2 K
Trevor May (MIN No. 7): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K, 2 BB

Braves 6, Tigers 1 Box »

Todd Cunningham (ATL No. 9): 0-for-1
Joe Terdoslavich (ATL No. 15): 1-for-2, K
Evan Gattis (ATL No. 16): 0-for-3
Nick Castellanos (DET No. 1): 0-for-4, K
Bruce Rondon (DET No. 2): 1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 K, 1 BB
Tyler Collins (DET No. 6): 0-for-1
Eugenio Suarez (DET No. 8): 0-for-0
Hernan Perez (DET No. 13): 1-for-2, BB, K

Orioles 12, Phillies (SS) 3 Box »

L.J. Hoes (BAL No. 6): 0-for-1
Xavier Avery (BAL No. 7): 1-for-1, R
Cody Asche (PHI No. 9): 0-for-1

Marlins 6, Mets 4 Box »

Christian Yelich (MIA No. 2): 1-for-2, 2B, RBI, R
Jake Marisnick (MIA No. 3): 0-for-1
Adeiny Hechavarria (MIA No. 6): 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Derek Dietrich (MIA No. 9): 1-for-1, BB, R
Rob Brantly (MIA No. 11): 0-for-2, BB
Cesar Puello (NYM No. 14): 0-for-1, K
Corey Mazzoni (NYM No. 15): 2 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 K, 3 BB

Phillies (SS) 13, Blue Jays 5 Box »

Tommy Joseph (PHI No. 3): 2-for-4, 2B, R, K
Justin De Fratus (PHI No. 14): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB, W

Yankees 5, Red Sox 2 Box »

Tyler Austin (NYY No. 3): 1-for-2, 2B, K
Zoilo Almonte (NYY No. 10): 0-for-2, K
Jose A. Ramirez (NYY No. 13): 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 K, 0 BB
Austin Romine (NYY No. 18): 0-for-0, R
Jackie Bradley (BOS No. 2): 0-for-2, K

Pirates 8, Astros 6 Box »

Delino DeShields (HOU No. 6): 0-for-1
Mike Foltynewicz (HOU No. 7): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K, 1 BB
Jonathan Villar (HOU No. 12): 0-for-3, BB, 2 K
Robbie Grossman (HOU No. 18): 1-for-1, BB, R, SB
Kyle McPherson (PIT No. 7): 2 2/3 IP, 4 R, 2 H, 2 K, 3 BB
Justin Wilson (PIT No. 9): 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 K, 0 BB
Bryan Morris (PIT No. 14): 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 K, 2 BB, W
Tony Sanchez (PIT No. 16): 1-for-2, 3B, BB, 2 RBI, 2 R

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