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Roundup: Ruf rips first spring shot03/14/2013 1:35 AM ET
Yankees 6, Phillies 2 Box »
Philadelphia's No. 16 prospect Darin Ruf, who ripped 38 home runs in the Minors last year and added three more in a brief big-league stint with Philadelphia, hit his first in 12 Spring Training games Wednesday as the Phillies fell to the Yankees.
Justin De Fratus (PHI No. 14): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R
D-backs 7, Brewers 0 Box »
Didi Gregorius (ARI No. 3): 0-for-1, K
Braves 2, Marlins 1 Box »
Christian Yelich (MIA No. 2): 0-for-1
Orioles 9, Twins 4 Box »
L.J. Hoes (BAL No. 6): 1-for-2, RBI, K
Giants 9, Reds 5 Box »
Ricky Oropesa, a 2011 third-rounder ranked No. 17 with the Giants, delivered a two-run shot to spark a six-run eighth that put San Francisco on top. It was the first homer of the spring for Oropesa, who mashed 16 last year for Class A Advanced San Jose. Outfielder Francisco Peguero also singled and scored twice for the Giants.
Francisco Peguero (SF No. 6): 2-for-4, 2 R, SB
Royals 4, Mariners 2 Box »
Two of Seattle's top arms worked clean innings with left-hander Danny Hultzen (MLB.com's No. 18 overall prospect) yielding just one hit in a scoreless frame and reliever Stephen Pryor striking out all three batters he faced in a perfect eighth. It was Hultzen's first action since being sidelined by a minor hip strain.
Danny Hultzen (SEA No. 2): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R
Padres 8, Angels 6 Box »
Kole Calhoun (LAA No. 5): 0-for-1
Indians 5, White Sox 2 Box »
Carlos Sanchez (CHW No. 4): 0-for-1, E
Rockies 2, Cubs 0 Box »
Nolan Arenado (COL No. 2): 0-for-3, K
Nationals (SS) 9, Astros 7 Box »
Top Nationals prospect Anthony Rendon was the star of the show Wednesday afternoon as a Washington split squad outlasted the host Astros, 9-7. The 22-year-old infielder went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer -- his fourth in 13 Grapefruit League games -- a double and three RBIs. Only White Sox slugger Paul Konerko has more home runs in Spring Training, while just four players have surpassed Rendon's 11 RBIs.
Anthony Rendon (WAS No. 1): 4-for-5, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, R
Tigers 11, Florida Southern Mocs 0 Box »
Appearing in just his second Spring Training game, Tigers prospect Steven Moya made the most of the opportunity, going 3-for-3 with a triple, double and a pair of RBIs in Detroit's annual exhibition match against Florida Southern College. Moya, a left-handed hitter with impressive power, had his 2012 season cut short by Tommy John surgery last June. The 21-year-old outfielder hit nine homers and drove in 47 runs in 59 games with Class A West Michigan.
Nick Castellanos (DET No. 1): 0-for-4, K
Nationals (SS) 8, Mets 5 Box »
Travis d'Arnaud (NYM No. 1): 0-for-3
Pirates 5, Blue Jays 4 (10 innings) Box »
Tony Sanchez (PIT No. 16): 0-for-3