Lopez spins six dominant frames for Sox

Chicago's No. 4 prospect fans four in longest Cactus League start yet

Reynaldo Lopez notched a 3.21 ERA with 126 strikeouts in 19 starts in the Nationals system last year. (Matt York/AP)

By MiLB.com | March 20, 2017 7:37 PM ET

Giants 3, White Sox 2 (Box)

While a pitcher is getting stretched out during Spring Training, the results aren't always an indicator of how he is doing. But Reynaldo Lopez made sure that his longest outing was his best yet.

Chicago's No. 4 prospect spun six two-hit innings with four strikeouts in his fifth Cactus League start this year. After a single by Kelby Tomlinson in the first and a double by Justin Ruggiano in the second, Reynaldo was hitless. The only other baserunner was Gorkys Hernandez, who reached on a fielding error in the sixth.

No. 16 White Sox prospect Adam Engel went 1-for-1. Ryder Jones, the Giants' No. 30 prospect, ripped a three-run homer.

Cubs 9, Rockies 6 (Box)

Second-ranked Chicago prospect Ian Happ went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run while No. 3 prospect Albert Almora went 1-for-3 with an RBI and and a pair of stolen bases. Jeimer Candelario, the club's No. 5 prospect, went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and a walk. No. 5 Colorado prospect Raimel Tapia went 2-for-3 with a run and a stolen base.

Indians 14, Dodgers 5 (Box)

Bradley Zimmer, Cleveland's top prospect, hit a solo home run in the third inning. No. 10 prospect Yandy Diaz went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer, finishing with four RBIs and two runs scored. Eighth-ranked prospect Erik Gonzalez singled and scored a run. Top Dodgers prospect Cody Bellinger doubled in his lone at-bat, Willie Calhoun (No. 4 Dodgers prospect) homered in his only at-bat and Andrew Toles (No. 9) singled in three plate appearances.

Reds 10, Royals 6 (Box)

Rookie Davis, Cincinnati's 17th-ranked prospect, started and tossed four innings of one-run ball, allowing four hits and one walk while striking out three. No. 8 Royals prospect Ryan O'Hearn went 2-for-4 with his second home run of the spring, a two-run shot in the sixth inning. He drove in three runs on the day.

Marlins 9, Braves 3 (Box)

Third-ranked Marlins prospect Brian Anderson went 2-for-3 with a triple, three RBIs and a run scored in the victory. The 23-year-old third baseman, a third-round pick in the 2014 Draft, is batting .389 in 19 Grapefruit League games. No. 28 Miami prospect John Norwood went 0-for-1. No. 2 Braves prospect Ozzie Albies entered the game in the seventh inning as a defensive replacement at second base and grounded out in his lone at-bat.

Yankees (ss) 9, Nationals 3 (Box)

Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres entered as a defensive replacement at shortstop and delivered a two-run double in the top of the eighth inning. Outfielder Brian McKinney, who was acquired with Torres in the Aroldis Chapman deal last season, finished 2-for-2 with a run scored. No. 4 prospect Aaron Judge went 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored, and Dexter Fowler (No. 9) contributed a sacrifice fly. No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier finished 0-for-2. Jonathan Holder (No. 26) closed out the victory with two perfect innings. No. 7 Nationals prospect Koda Glover tossed a scoreless ninth, lowering his spring ERA to 1.13.

Pirates 5, Rays 4 (Box)

No. 29 Pirates prospect Jose Osuna continued his torrid spring Monday, clubbing his fifth Grapefruit League home run, a two-run shot. Only two hitters have more long balls in Spring Training this year. Osuna is now batting .417. Josh Bell, Pittsburgh's No. 3 prospect, picked up his second hit of the spring and is now 2-for-21.

Tigers 5, Mets 1 (Box)

JaCoby Jones, the Tigers' No. 9 prospect, did a little of everything Monday: he was 1-for-1 with a walk, a stolen base and an RBI in Detroit's victory. Tim Tebow, whom the Mets announced would begin the season with Class A Columbia, went 0-for-3, as did New York's No. 2 prospect, Dominic Smith. Gavin Cecchini (No. 7) was 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts.

D-backs 10, Athletics 6 (Box)

Fifth-ranked Oakland prospect Matt Chapman went 2-for-2 with his second triple and seventh run scored of spring camp. The 23-year-old third baseman is 8-for-28 (.286) with five walks over 17 Cactus League games.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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