Pollock goes deep in D-backs' win

Outfielder takes Chicago's Floyd yard for second spring homer

By MiLB.com Staff | March 20, 2013 6:06 PM ET

Late-Afternoon Games

D-backs 4, White Sox 2 Box »

A.J. Pollock, Arizona's eighth-ranked prospect, knocked his second homer of the spring in the second inning, taking Chicago's Gavin Floyd deep to left. The 25-year-old outfielder has hit .245/.333/.396 with four RBIs and four stolen bases in 21 Spring Training games for the D-backs.

Didi Gregorius (ARI No. 3): 0-for-0, BB
Evan Marzilli (ARI No. 17): 0-for-2
Keenyn Walker (CWS No. 8): 0-for-0, BB, CS
Conor Gillaspie (CWS No. 15): 0-for-2

Giants (ss) 6, Padres 4 Box »

San Francisco was aided by No. 18 prospect Ricky Oropesa's fourth-inning triple, giving the first baseman six RBIs on the spring. Closer-in-waiting Heath Hembree also recorded his second save, walking one and fanning one in a scoreless ninth.

Gary Brown (SF No. 2): 0-for-4, 2 R, BB, SB, 2 K
Heath Hembree (SF No. 5): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K, SV
Ricky Oropesa (SF No. 17): 1-for-4, 3B, R, RBI, 2 K
Jedd Gyorko (SD No. 1): 1-for-3

Angels 6, Indians 5 Box »

Nick Maronde (LAA No. 2): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K
Luis Jimenez (LAA No. 6): 0-for-1
Francisco Lindor (CLE No. 1): 0-for-2
Trevor Bauer (CLE No. 2): 3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB
Tyler Naquin (CLE No. 6): 1-for-2, SB
Chris McGuiness (CLE No. 14): 1-for-1, BB

Royals 7, Dodgers 2 Box »

Donnie Joseph (KC No. 7): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R
David Lough (KC No. 20): 0-for-1
Tim Federowicz (LAD No. 9) 0-for-2, BB
Alex Castellanos (LAD No. 18): 0-for-1, K

Giants (ss) 0, Brewers 0 Box »

Francisco Peguero (SF No. 6): 1-for-4
Logan Schafer (MIL No. 12): 0-for-1
Khris Davis (MIL No. 16): 0-for-4, K
Caleb Gindl (MIL No. 18): 1-for-4, 2B

Late Game

Mets 7, Astros 5 Box »

Jeurys Familia (NYM No. 5): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 K, SV

Early-Afternoon Games

Nationals 7, Marlins 5 Box »

Marlins catching prospect Rob Brantly continued to swing a hot bat Wednesday afternoon, driving in two runs with a pair of doubles in Miami's loss to visiting Washington. The 23-year-old Brantly, whom the Marlins acquired from the Tigers in the Anibal Sanchez deal last summer, is 6-for-11 with five RBIs over his last three Grapefruit League games and is hitting .310 in 15 spring contests.

Christian Yelich (MIA No. 2): 0-for-2, RBI
Adeiny Hechavarria (MIA No. 6): 0-for-2, 2 BB
Rob Brantly (MIA No. 11): 2-for-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI

Yankees 4, Red Sox 0 Box »

Center fielder Jackie Bradley was one of the few bright spots for the Red Sox in their 4-0 loss to the Yankees at Steinbrenner Field. Bradley's 2-for-4 day accounted for half the team's hits and raised his spring batting average to .444 as he makes a case for a spot on Boston's Opening Day roster.

Jackie Bradley (BOS No. 2): 2-for-4, 2B
Jose Iglesias (BOS No. 6): 0-for-3, K

Braves 18, Pirates 9 Box »

Joey Terdoslavich (ATL No. 15): 1-for-1, R
Evan Gattis (ATL No. 16): 1-for-5, K

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