Rockies' Butler has best spring performance

Tigers' Castellanos collects three more hits, raises average to .441

Eddie Butler has a 3.86 ERA over seven Spring Training innings for the Colorado Rockies. (Danny Wild/

By Staff | March 15, 2014 12:40 AM ET

Late Games

Giants 4, Rockies 0 Box »

Eddie Butler gave up a run on four hits over three innings, equaling his high-water mark this spring, as the Rockies were blanked by the Giants in split-squad action. Butler,'s No. 41 overall prospect, did not figure in the decision but lowered his ERA to 3.86 in three Cactus League outings.

Heath Hembree (SF RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
Roger Kieschnick (SF OF prospect): 1-for-2
Eddie Butler (COL RHP prospect, No. 41): 3 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Rosell Herrera (COL SS prospect, No. 99): 0-for-2

Marlins 1, Mets 0 Box »

Gavin Cecchini (NYM SS prospect): 0-for-1, K
Alonzo Harris (NYM OF prospect): 0-for-1
Dustin Lawley (NYM OF prospect): 0-for-1, K
Matt Reynolds (NYM 3B prospect): 1-for-1
Daniel Muno (NYM 2B prospect): 0-for-2, BB
Phillip Evans (NYM 2B prospect): 0-for-0
Jeurys Familia (NYM RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K
Alfredo Lopez (MIA 3B prospect): 0-for-1

Mariners 2, Rockies 2 (10 innings) Box »

Abraham Almonte (SEA OF prospect): 0-for-3, RBI, K
Leon Landry (SEA OF prospect): 0-for-1
Stefen Romero (SEA OF prospect): 1-for-4, HR, RBI, R
Dario Pizzano (SEA OF prospect): 0-for-0
Jeff Zimmerman (SEA 1B prospect): 0-for-0
Jabari Blash (SEA OF prospect): 0-for-1
Chris Taylor (SEA SS prospect): 0-for-1
Jack Reinheimer (SEA SS prospect): 1-for-4, K
Carson Smith (SEA RHP prospect): 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K
Kyle Parker (COL OF prospect): 1-for-2
Tim Wheeler (COL OF prospect): 0-for-0, HBP
Charlie Culberson (COL SS prospect): 0-for-2
Cristhian Adames (COL SS prospect): 0-for-0, R, BB
Jose Rivera (COL 2B prospect): 0-for-0
Chad Bettis (COL RHP prospect): 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K

Reds 2, Rangers 1 Box »

Michael Choice (TEX OF prospect): 2-for-2, 2 2B RBI, K
Billy Hamilton (CIN OF prospect,'s No. 37 prospect): 1-for-3, BB, SB
Travis Mattair (CIN 1B prospect): 0-for-1
Neftali Soto (CIN 3B prospect): 0-for-1
Devin Lohman (CIN 2B prospect): 0-for-0

Cubs 5, Dodgers 4 Box »

Javier Baez (CHC SS prospect, No. 7): 0-for-1, K
Neal Ramirez (CHC RHP prospect): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
Christian Villanueva (CHC 3B prospect): 0-for-1
Brett Jackson (CHC OF prospect): 0-for-1
Alberto Cabrera (CHC RHP prospect): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Corey Seager (LAD SS prospect, No. 34): 0-for-1, K
Joc Pederson (LAD OF prospect, No. 36): 0-for-2, 2 K
Jose Dominguez (LAD RHP prospect): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K

A's 9, Royals 9 (nine innings) Box »

Daniel Robertson (OAK SS prospect): 1-for-5, RBI, 3 K
Billy McKinney (OAK OF prospect): 0-for-1
Christian Colon (KC 2B prospect): 1-for-2, RBI, R, K
Brett Eibner (KC OF prospect): 0-for-3, 2 K

Padres 4, Angels 2 Box »

Luis Jimenez (LAA 2B prospect): 1-for-2, 2B
Nick Maronde (LAA LHP prospect): 1 IP, H, K
Cory Spangenberg (SD 2B prospect): 0-for-0 (PR)
Jace Peterson (SD SS prospect): 0-for-0
Reymond Fuentes (SD OF prospect): 0-for-0 (PR)
Alex Dickerson (SD OF prospect): 0-for-1

Indians 2, White Sox 2 Box »

Micah Johnson (CWS 2B prospect): 0-for-0
Matt Davidson (CWS 3B prospect, No. 80): 0-for-1
Marcus Semien (CWS SS prospect): 1-for-1, 2B
Jake Petricka (CWS RHP prospect): 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, K

Brewers 9, D-backs 8 (10) Box »

Chris Owings (CARI 2B prospect): 0-for-2
Elian Herrera (MIL SS 3B prospect): 1-for-1, 2 RBI, R
Michael Blazek (MIL RHP prospect): 0 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 BB


Early Games

Tigers 12, Nationals 6 Box »

Nick Castellanos was already having a pretty good spring entering Friday. By the fourth inning, he had made it all the sweeter. The Tigers' top prospect, who started the day 12-for-30 (.400) in Grapefruit League play, went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in Detroit's win over the Nationals. All of that damage came in the opening four frames, by which time the Tigers owned a 9-3 lead. Castellanos pushed his spring average up to .441.

Nick Castellanos (DET 3B prospect): 3-for-4, 2B, 2 RBIs
Eugenio Suarez (DET SS prospect): 1-for-2, RBI
Steven Moya (DET OF prospect): 0-for-1
Hernan Perez (DET INF prospect): 1-for-4, RBI, R, SB
Tyler Collins (DET OF prospect): 1-for-1, 3B, RBI, R
Brian Goodwin (WAS OF prospect): 0-for-1
Eury Perez (WAS OF prospect): 0-for-1
Zach Walters (WAS SS prospect): 2-for-3, R
Steven Souza (WAS OF prospect): 0-for-1, K
Blake Treinen (WAS RHP prospect): 2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
Jeff Kobernus (WAS OF prospect): 1-for-3, K

Orioles 2, Twins (ss) 2 Box »

Jonathan Schoop (BAL INF prospect): 2-for-4, 2B
Michael Almanzar (BAL 3B prospect): 0-for-4, K

Braves 6, Rays 1 Box »

Christian Bethancourt (ATL C prospect): 0-for-1
Richie Shaffer (TB 3B prospect): 1-for-1

Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 1 Box »

Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS OF prospect, No. 33): 0-for-3, K
Deven Marrero (BOS SS prospect): 1-for-1, R

Pirates 6, Phillies 5 Box »

Brandon Cumpton (PIT RHP prospect): 4 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Tony Sanchez (PIT C prospect): 0-for-2, K
Cesar Hernandez (PHI 2B prospect): BB, RBI

Cardinals 6, Astros 4 Box »

Kolten Wong (STL 2B prospect, No. 58): 2-for-3, 3B, 2 R
Stephen Piscotty (STL OF prospect, No. 98): 1-for-1
James Ramsey (STL OF prospect): 0-for-1
Tim Cooney (STL LHP prospect): 1 1/3 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Randal Grichuk (STL OF prospect): 1-for-3, 2B
Sam Freeman (STL LHP prospect): 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
George Springer (HOU OF prospect, No. 21): 0-for-2
Jonathan Singleton (HOU 1B prospect, No. 50): 1-for-3, 3B, 2 RBIs, R
• Mike Foltynewicz (HOU RHP prospect, No. 54): 2 1/3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Delino DeShields (HOU OF prospect, No. 66): 0-for-1

Twins (ss) 7, Yankees 3 Box »

Daniel Santana (MIN SS prospect): 2-for-3, 2B, R
Sean Gilmartin (MIN LHP prospect): 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
Mason Williams (NYY OF prospect, No. 75): 0-for-2
Manny Banuelos (NYY LHP prospect): 1/3 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Ramon Flores (NYY OF prospect): 2 BB

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