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Cubs' Bryant goes yard for first spring hit
Jones also homers, drives in four runs in Mariners' romp over Padres
02/28/2014 10:17 PM ET
Drafted second overall last year, Kris Bryant hit .336 with nine homers and 32 RBIs across three levels. (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Late Games

Angels 15, Cubs 3 Box »

Cubs No. 4 prospect Kris Bryant made his first hit of the spring count, connecting on a long two-run homer off reliever Jarrett Grube in the seventh inning of the Angels' 15-3 romp. The third baseman, selected second overall in last year's Draft, was one of four top Cubs prospects to see action in the defeat, joining Javier Baez (No. 1), Albert Almora (No. 2) and Jorge Soler (No. 3).

Kris Bryant (CHC No. 4): 1-for-1, HR, 2 RBI, R
Dan Vogelbach (CHC No. 10): 0-for-1 (PH)
Arismendy Alcantara (CHC No. 8): 0-for-2
Albert Almora (CHC No. 2): 1-for-2, 2B, R
Jorge Soler (CHC No. 3): 0-for-2
Brett Jackson (CHC No. 13): BB
Javier Baez (CHC No. 1): 0-for-3
Alex Yarbrough (LAA No. 6): 1-for-1, R (PH)
Jett Bandy (LAA): 1-for-1, HR, 2 RBI (PH)

Indians 4, Reds 0 Box »

Robert Stephenson (CIN No. 2) 1 IP, 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 BB
Henry Rodriguez (CIN No. 12) 0-for-2, K
Yorman Rodriguez (CIN No. 16) 0-for-3, 2 K
Tyler Naquin (CLE No. 5): 0-for-1, K
Jesus Aguilar (CLE No. 17): 0-for-2, K

Giants (ss) 4, Brewers 3 Box »

Joe Panik (SF No. 4): 0-for-1
Andrew Susac (SF No. 15): 0-for-1, 1 BB, E
Hunter Morris (MIL No. 7): 0-for-1
Michael Blazek (MIL No. 10): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K

Dodgers 5, White Sox 0 Box »

Trayce Thompson (CWS No. 4): 0-for-1
Marcus Semien (CWS No. 8): 0-for-1, BB
Jake Petricka (CWS No. 19): 1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 K, L
Joc Pederson (LAD No. 1): 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI
Matt Magill (LAD No. 4): 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K, SV
Clint Robinson (LAD): 2-for-2, HR, RBI

Athletics 7, Giants (ss) 6 Box »

Gary Brown (SF No. 9): 2-for-3, 2 R, BB, SB, HBP, RBI
Edwin Escobar (SF No. 11): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K
Addison Russell (OAK No. 1): 0-for-2, RBI
Michael Ynoa (OAK No. 2): 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 K
Billy Burns (OAK): 1-for-2, R, SB

Rockies 11, Diamondbacks 0 Box »

Tyler Matzek (COL No. 14): 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 3 K
Chris Owings (ARI No. 3): 0-for-2, E

Mariners 12, Padres 1 Box »

James Jones (SEA): 2-for-3, HR, 4 RBI, R
Xavier Avery (SEA No. 17): 1-for-3, RBI
Stefan Romero (SEA No. 7): 0-for-3, RBI
Yeison Asencio (SD No. 7): 0-for-1
Jace Peterson (SD No. 10): 0-for-2
Cory Spangenburg (SD No. 14): 1-for-1, BB
James Paxton (SEA No. 6): 2 IP, K
Joe Weiland (SD No. 7): 2/3 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, BB, K
Kevin Quackenbush (SD): 1/3 IP, H

Royals 11, Rangers 1 Box »

Cheslor Cuthbert (KC No. 9): 0-for-2
Michael Choice (TEX No. 3): 0-for-2
Rougned Odor (TEX No. 4): 0-for-1

Astros 7, Braves 5 Box »

J.R. Graham (ATL No. 2): 2/3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, K
Todd Cunningham (ATL No. 8): 2-for-2, HR, 2 R, RBI, BB, SB
Tommy La Stella (ATL No. 14): 1-for-3, BB, K
Ian Thomas (ATL No. 19) : 1 IP, BB, 3 K
Edward Salcedo (ATL No. 13): 0-for-1
Matt Lipka (ATL No. 9): 0-for-1
Carlos Correa (HOU No. 1): 1-for-2, R, K
Delino DeShields (HOU No. 7): 0-for-2, R, SB
George Springer (HOU No. 3): 0-for-1, 2 R, BB, 2 SB
Preston Tucker (HOU No. No. 15): 1-for-2, RBI
Jonathan Singleton (HOU No. 2): 0-for-1, BB, K
Max Stassi (HOU No. 18): 1-for-1, R, BB

Early Games

Yankees 7, Tigers (ss) 4 Box »

Top Yankees prospect Gary Sanchez opened the spring campaign by going 1-for-3 with a solo homer off Tigers reliever Jose Ortega in the New Yorkers' 7-4 win Friday afternoon. Sanchez is ranked No. 4 among catching prospects after hitting .253/.324/.412 for Class A Advanced Tampa and Double-A Trenton as a 21-year-old last season.

Gary Sanchez (NYY No. 1): 1-for-3, HR
Zoilo Almonte (NYY No. 6): 0-for-2, K
Mark Montgomery (NYY No. 11): 1 IP
Ramon Flores (NYY No. 16): 0-for-2
Eugenio Suarez (DET No. 5): 1-for-1, BB
Steven Moya (DET No. 12): 3-for-3, RBI, R
Corey Knebel (DET No. 16): 1 IP, 1 H, 2 BB

Phillies 10, Tigers (ss) 6 Box »

After spending most of last season learning to play the outfield, Nick Castellanos is back at his natural position -- third base -- and looking to claim the Tigers' starting job. He's off to a strong start, going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs Friday. Castellanos did, however, commit his first fielding error of the spring in the split-squad Tigers' loss to Philadelphia.

Nick Castellanos (DET No. 1): 2-for-3, 2 2B, 4 RBI, R
Daniel Fields (DET No. 4): 0-for-2, 2K
Hernan Perez (DET No. 9): 0-for-4
Devon Travis (DET No. 13): 1-for-3
Tyler Collins (DET No. 14): 0-for-3, R
Austin Schotts (DET No. 17): 0-for-1
Maikel Franco (PHI No. 2): 0-for-1, BB, RBI, R

Blue Jays 4, Pirates 2 Box »

Jameson Taillon (PIT No. 1): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K
Tony Sanchez (PIT No. 11): 0-for-1, BB
Aaron Sanchez (TOR No. 1): 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K
Sean Nolin (TOR No. 5): 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
Kevin Pillar (TOR No. 16): 0-for-1

Marlins 5, Cardinals 4 Box »

Jake Marisnick (MIA No. 1): 1-for-2, 3B, RBI
Kolten Wong (STL No. 2): 0-for-3, 2 K
Carson Kelly (STL No. 6): 0-for-1, K
Stephen Piscotty (STL No. 7): 0-for-2, R
Patrick Wisdom (STL No. 16): 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, K
Randal Grichuk (STL): 0-for-2, 2 K

Twins 8, Red Sox 2 Box »

Byron Buxton (MIN No. 1): 1-for-2
Jorge Polanco (MIN No. 9): 0-for-2
Max Kepler (MIN No. 8): 0-for-1, BB
Danny Santana (MIN No. 12): 1-for-2, RBI
Xander Bogaerts (BOS No. 1): 0-for-2
Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS No. 2): 0-for-2, K
Anthony Ranaudo (BOS No. 6): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 4 K
Bryce Brentz (BOS No. 9): 1-for-2, HR, RBI, K, E
Deven Marrero (BOS No. 11): 0-for-0, 2 BB

Nationals 5, Mets 4 Box »

A.J. Cole (WAS No. 3): 2 IP, 3 H, 2 K
Michael Taylor (WAS No. 4): 1-for-1, 3B, RBI, BB
Jeff Kobernus (WAS No. 8): 1-for-2, R
Matt Skole (WAS No. 9): 1-for-2, RBI, R
Christian Garcia (WAS No. 12): 1 IP, 4 H, 4 ER
Zach Walters (WAS No. 11): 2-for-2, 2 2B, RBI, R
Aaron Barrett (WAS No. 15):
Eury Perez (WAS No. 20): 1-for-2
Travis d'Arnaud (NYM No. 2): 1-for-2, 2B
Rafael Montero (NYM No. 3): 2 IP, 2 K
Wilmer Flores (NYM No. 4): 0-for-3, K
Cesar Puello (NYM No. 6): 1-for-2, 2B, 2 RBI, R
Jacob deGrom (NYM No. 19): 2 IP, 4 K

Orioles 4, Rays 2 Box »

Jonathan Schoop (BAL No. 4): 0-for-1, BB (PH)
Hak-Ju Lee (TB No. 3): 0-for-1
Mikie Mahtook (TB No. 12): 1-for-3, R
 

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