Alcantara boasts perfect day at plate

Cubs infield prospect ends outing with ninth-inning home run

Arismendy Alcantara was second in hits with 134 in the Double-A Southern League last year. (Danny Wild/

By Staff | March 16, 2014 9:12 PM ET

Late Games

Cubs (ss) 6, Mets 3 (10 innings) Box »

Versatile Chicago infielder Arismendy Alcantara racked up three hits, capping off his perfect day at the plate with a ninth-inning home run as Chicago doubled up the New York Mets on Sunday in Las Vegas. After entering defensively in the third inning, the 22-year-old second baseman and's No. 89 prospect, singled in his first trip to the plate in the fourth and added another knock in the seventh. Fellow Cubs infield prospect Dan Vogelbach added a homer in the win.

• Javier Baez (CHC SS prospect, No. 7): 1-for-3, K
Kris Bryant (CHC 3B prospect, No. 9): 0-for-3, K
Matt Szczur (CHC OF prospect): 0-for-3, K
Dan Vogelbach (CHC 1B prospect): 2-for-4, HR

Rangers 14, White Sox 8 Box »

• Keenyn Walker (CHW OF prospect): 1-for-2, R, RBI, K
Marcus Semien (CHW SS prospect): 2-for-3, BB, RBI
Andre Rienzo (CHW RHP prospect): L, 1.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, K
Ronald Guzman (TEX OF prospect): 1-for-2, HR, K

Indians (ss) 3, Cubs (ss) 2 Box »

• Francisco Lindor (CLE SS prospect, No. 10): 0-for-0, BB
Chen Lee (CLE LHP prospect): SV, 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, BB
Albert Almora (CHC OF prospect): 0-for-2
Junior Lake (CHC SS prospect): 1-for-3, R, 2 K
Christian Villanueva (CHC 3B prospect): 1-for-1
Arodys Vizcaino (CHC RHP prospect): 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, BB

Indians (ss) 5, Giants 1 Box »

• Tyler Naquin (CLE OF prospect): 1-for-3, 2 K
Ronny Rodriguez (CLE SS prospect): 0-for-3
Heath Hembree (SF RHP prospect): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K

Rockies 3, Dodgers 3 Box »

• Tim Wheeler (COL OF prospect): 1-for-2, R, K
Joc Pederson (LAD OF prospect, No. 36): 0-for-2

Royals 9, Padres 6 (10 innings) Box »

• Austin Hedges (SDP C prospect, No. 24): 1-for-2, BB, R
Jace Peterson (SDP SS prospect): 0-for-1, BB, K

Reds 7, Athletics 6 Box »

• Daniel Robertson (OAK SS prospect): 0-for-1, K
Billy McKinney (OAK OF prospect): 1-for-1, R
Nolan Sanburn (OAK RHP prospect): 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
Billy Hamilton (CIN OF prospect, No. 37): 2-for-4, R, RBI, K
Neftali Soto (CIN 3B prospect): Did not bat

Mariners 5, Angels 3 Box »

• Ketel Marte (SEA SS prospect): 0-for-1
Luis Jimenez (LAA 1B prospect): 0-for-1

D-backs 6, Brewers 5 Box »

• Tyrone Taylor (MIL OF prospect): 0-for-1
Chris Owings (ARI SS prospect, No. 77): 0-for-1

Early Games

Blue Jays 4, Orioles 3 (10 innings) Box »

Top Blue Jays prospect Aaron Sanchez scattered five hits over four scoreless innings of relief Sunday afternoon as Toronto rallied twice to edge visiting Baltimore in 10 innings. The 21-year-old right-hander has not allowed a run over seven frames in three Grapefruit League appearances. The 34th overall pick in the 2010 Draft, Sanchez went 4-5 with a 3.34 ERA in 22 games for Class A Advanced Dunedin last season and was dominant in the Arizona Fall League, where he held the Minors' most promising hitters to a .151 average over 23 1/3 innings.

• Aaron Sanchez (TOR RHP prospect, No. 23): 4 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 3 K
Kevin Pillar (TOR OF prospect): 0-for-1
Jonathan Schoop (BAL IF prospect): 1-for-4

Yankees (ss) 7, Braves 4 Box »

• Mason Williams (NYY OF prospect): 1-for-2, RBI
Christian Bethancourt (ATL C prospect): 0-for-3, K
Tommy La Stella (ATL 2B prospect): 1-for-3, 2B, BB, RBI, R

Rays 8, Red Sox 4 Box »

• Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS OF prospect, No. 33): 1-for-3, 2B, K, HBP, CS
Allen Webster (BOS RHP prospect, No. 46): 4 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 3 K
Deven Marrero (BOS SS prospect): 1-for-3, HR, RBI, 2 K

Tigers 2, Nationals (ss) 1 Box »

• Nick Castellanos (DET 3B prospect, No. 15): 0-for-3
Eugenio Suarez (DET SS prospect): 0-for-4, K
Tyler Collins (DET OF prospect): 0-for-1, K
Eury Perez (WAS OF prospect): 0-for-1, K
Jeff Kobernus (WAS 2B prospect): 0-for-2, BB, SB, R
Sammy Solis (WAS LHP prospect): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB

Twins 4, Marlins (ss) 2 Box »

• Brian Flynn (MIA LHP prospect): 3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 3 K, WP, L

Mets 10, Cardinals 4 Box »

• Vic Black (NYM RHP prospect): 1 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB
Kolten Wong (STL 2B prospect, No. 58): 1-for-2, BB, RBI, K, CS
Stephen Piscotty (STL OF prospect): 1-for-2, 2 BB, R
Randal Grichuk (STL OF prospect): 2-for-3, 2B, R

Pirates 5, Phillies 0 Box »

• Tony Sanchez (PIT C prospect): 1-for-3, RBI, CS, K
Maikel Franco (PHI 3B prospect, No. 26): 1-for-3

Nationals (ss) 4, Astros 3 Box »

• Zach Walters (WAS 3B prospect): 0-for-5, 3 K
Sandy Leon (WAS C prospect): 1-for-3
Carlos Correa (HOU SS prospect, No. 8): 1-for-2, 2B, K, R
George Springer (HOU OF prospect, No. 21): 0-for-1, BB, K
Jon Singleton (HOU 1B prospect, No. 50): 1-for-1, 2B, RBI
Delino DeShields (HOU OF prospect, No. 66): 1-for-2, SB

Yankees 7 (ss), Marlins 0 (ss) Box »

• Zoilo Almonte (NYY OF prospect): 2-for-2, A
Jake Marisnick (MIA OF prospect, No. 65): 0-for-2, BB, K
Adam Conley (MIA LHP prospect): 1 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 0 K

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