Roundup: Ruf rips first spring shot

Philadelphia slugger gets on board in 6-2 loss to New York

By Staff | March 13, 2013 9:35 PM ET

Night Games

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
Matt Davidson (ARI No. 4): 1-for-1, R
Chris Owings (ARI No. 6): 0-for-1
Nick Ahmed (ARI No. 7): 0-for-2, K
A.J. Pollock (ARI No. 8): 0-for-3, K, outfield assist
Zeke Spruill (ARI No. 10): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K
Scooter Gennett (MIL No. 7): 0-for-1
Logan Schafer (MIL No. 12): 0-for-1, K
Caleb Gindl (MIL No. 18): 0-for-3, 2 K

Braves 2, Marlins 1 Box »

Christian Yelich (MIA No. 2): 0-for-1
Adeiny Hechavarria (MIA No. 6): 0-for-3
Rob Brantly (MIA No. 11): 1-for-2, BB
Evan Gattis (ATL No. 16): 0-for-1

Orioles 9, Twins 4 Box »

L.J. Hoes (BAL No. 6): 1-for-2, RBI, K
Kyle Gibson (MIN No. 4): 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Oswaldo Arcia (MIN No. 5): 1-for-3, BB, K
Aaron Hicks (MIN No. 6): 0-for-3, 2 K
Joe Benson (MIN No. 13): 1-for-2, 2B, R, K


Late-Afternoon Games

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
Gary Brown (SF No. 2): 1-for-3, K
Ehire Adrianza (SF No. 14): 1-for-1, RBI
Henry Rodriguez (CIN No. 10): 1-for-2
Neftali Soto (CIN No. 14): 1-for-1, RBI, BB

Royals 4, Mariners 2 Box »

Two of Seattle's top arms worked clean innings with left-hander Danny Hultzen ('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
Stephen Pryor (SEA No. 6): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 K
Julio Morban (SEA No. 14): 0-for-1
Donnie Joseph (KC No. 7): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K
Christian Colon (KC No. 10): 0-for-1
David Lough (KC No. 20): 1-for-1, RBI

Padres 8, Angels 6 Box »

Kole Calhoun (LAA No. 5): 0-for-1
Luis Jimenez (LAA No. 6): 1-for-2, 2B, R, K

Indians 5, White Sox 2 Box »

Carlos Sanchez (CHW No. 4): 0-for-1, E
Jared Mitchell (CHW No. 5): 0-for-1
Andre Rienzo (CHW No. 9): 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Conor Gillaspie (CHW No. 15): 0-for-1
Josh Phegley (CHW No. 17): 1-for-3, R
Chris McGuiness (CLE No. 14): 0-for-1

Rockies 2, Cubs 0 Box »

Nolan Arenado (COL No. 2): 0-for-3, K
Tim Wheeler (COL No. 7): 0-for-1
Corey Dickerson (COL No. 16): 1-for-1
Javier Baez (CHC No. 1): 0-for-2, K
Jorge Soler (CHC No. 3): 0-for-4, K
Brett Jackson (CHC No. 4): 1-for-1
Christian Villanueva (CHC No. 8): 0-for-1


Early-Afternoon Games

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
Matt Skole (WAS No. 11): 1-for-4, BB, 2 K, RBI, R
Chris Marrero (WAS No. 12): 0-for-2, BB
Zach Walters (WAS No. 14): 1-for-4, R, 2 K, E
Sandy Leon (WAS No. 18): 1-for-2, R
Jonathan Villar (HOU No. 12): 0-for-2

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
Eugenio Suarez (DET No. 8): 0-for-4, K
Steven Moya (DET No. 11): 3-for-3, 3B, 2B, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI

Nationals (SS) 8, Mets 5 Box »

Travis d'Arnaud (NYM No. 1): 0-for-3
Wilmer Flores (NYM No. 7): 1-for-3, RBI, R

Pirates 5, Blue Jays 4 (10 innings) Box »

Tony Sanchez (PIT No. 16): 0-for-3


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