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Spring training roundup: Ehire Adrianza, Braves pound Phillies 15-5

Field Level Media
15 Mar 2023, 09:55 GMT+10

Ehire Adrianza hit a grand slam and Marcell Ozuna also had four RBIs as the Atlanta Braves ran away with a 15-5 win over the host Philadelphia Phillies in a spring training game in Clearwater, Fla.

Ozzie Albies added a three-run home run and Sam Hilliard had a pair of RBI singles as the Braves scored 14 of their runs by the fifth inning. Braves starter Bryce Elder struck out three, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks over four innings.

Nick Castellanos and Dustin Peterson hit two-run homers for the Phillies.

Orioles 7, Pirates 6

Daz Cameron had two RBIs, including a groundout that drove in Baltimore's final run of the game, in a win over host Pittsburgh in Bradenton, Fla.

Josh Lester went 3-for-4 with two triples and an RBI for the O's. Ji-Man Choi had a two-run single for the Pirates.

Rays 7, Twins 4

Tristan Gray followed up an RBI double with a three-run homer to power host Tampa Bay over Minnesota in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Rays starter Zach Eflin struck out four over four innings and allowed two runs on two hits. Chance Sisco went 2-for-3 with a double and a home run for the Twins.

Pirates 2, Twins 2

Matthew Gorski drove in the game-tying run in the eighth inning to help Pittsburgh draw with Minnesota in a split-squad game in Fort Myers, Fla.

Canaan Smith-Njigba had a solo homer for the Pirates. Max Kepler hit an RBI single and Trevor Larnach had a run-scoring double for the Twins.

Cardinals 3, Astros 3

Cesar Salazar's RBI single capped Houston's three-run sixth inning to force a tie with visiting St. Louis in Palm Beach, Fla.

Alex Bregman and Corey Julks drove in the Astros' other runs. Nolan Gorman drove in all three runs on a pair of singles to stake the Cardinals to a lead.

Tigers 6, Red Sox 2

Jake Holton smacked a two-run single and host Detroit rallied past Boston in Lakeland, Fla.

Holton's hit put the Tigers ahead 3-2 in the eighth before Colt Keith and Luis Garcia added RBIs. Raimel Tapia and Rob Refsnyder homered for the Red Sox.

Marlins 1, Astros 0

Avisail Garcia's 428-foot home run to left center was the only run Miami needed to beat visiting Houston in a split-squad game in Sarasota, Fla.

Marlins starter Daniel Castano and six relievers combined to strike out 13 batters and allow just three hits to the Astros.

Nationals 5, Mets 0

Trey Lipscomb's two-run single capped Washington's shutout win over host New York in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Nationals starter Cade Cavalli and relievers Thad Ward and Paolo Espino ate up the first eight innings and allowed just four hits. Mets starter David Peterson threw four hitless innings with five strikeouts and one walk.

Angels 8, Guardians 6

Luis Barrera hit the go-ahead two-run single in the top of the ninth for Los Angeles to storm past host Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz.

The Angels scored four runs in the inning to complete the rally, while Jared Walsh and Brandon Drury added homers earlier in the game. Amed Rosario went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer for the Guardians.

White Sox 5, Athletics 4

Victor Reyes came around from second to score on pitcher Nolan Long's throwing error to first base and Chicago won in a walk-off over visiting Oakland in Phoenix.

Billy Hamilton laid down a sacrifice bunt with one out for the White Sox when Long's throw went up the line. Hanser Alberto homered for Chicago. Brent Rooker went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a walk for the A's.

Mariners 8, Royals 6

Mike Ford and Randy Bednar both went yard and Jacob Nottingham added an inside-the-park homer to help Seattle stave off visiting Kansas City in Peoria, Ariz.

Bednar's two-run blast provided the Mariners' final margin as the Royals scored twice in the ninth but could get no closer. Kolten Wong added two RBIs for Seattle, while Jorge Bonifacio hit a two-run homer for Kansas City.

Giants 7, Diamondbacks 6

Austin Slater walked to force in the go-ahead run to help visiting San Francisco beat Arizona in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Slater finished with four RBIs, as his three-run double followed J.D. Davis' three-run shot to right center in the fourth inning for the Giants. The D-backs rallied to tie the game, with Brett Johnson's two-run single drawing them even at 6-6 in the bottom of the seventh.

--Field Level Media

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