MLB roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on March 3

By The Sports Xchange  |  March 4, 2017 at 6:19 AM
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Arizona Diamondbacks 15, Los Angeles Dodgers 3 (ss)

Paul Goldschmidt drove in four runs and Zack Greinke won his spring training debut as the Arizona Diamondbacks coasted to a 15-3 rout of a split Los Angeles Dodgers squad in a spring training game on Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer in the first inning off Brandon McCarthy and added a two-run single in the third. Greinke allowed a hit in 1 2/3 scoreless innings. Logan Fosythe had two hits and McCarthy allowed two runs in two innings.

Colorado Rockies 16, Cleveland Indians 7

Stephen Cardullo drove in five runs as Colorado outslugged the Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz. Cardullo went hitless in two at-bats against against Carlos Carrasco and Andrew Miller but hit a grand slam off Boone Logan in the fourth inning. Gerardo Parra collected three of Colorado's 18 hits. Tyler Naquin had three hits for the Indians. Carrasco allowed four runs and six hits in 1 1/3 innings and Colorado's Jeff Hoffman pitched two scoreless innings.

Cincinnati Reds 8, Chicago Cubs 4

Patrick Kivlehan homered to lead Cincinnati past Chicago in Mesa, Ariz. Jose Peraza and Eugenio Suarez also had two hits apiece for the Reds, who led 8-0 before Eloy Jimenez and Yasiel Balaguert homered in the eighth inning. Tim Adelman pitched three scoreless innings and Mike Montgomery took the loss.

Boston Red Sox 9, Atlanta Braves 1

Andrew Beintendi had four hits and drove in three runs to lead Boston over Atlanta in Kissimmee, Fla. Benintendi doubled twice and homered off Arodys Vizcaino. Rick Porcello pitched three scoreless innings for the win. Atlanta's Julio Teheran also pitched three scoreless innings before Sam Freeman allowed six runs and five hits without retiring a batter.

St. Louis Cardinals 2, Washington Nationals 1 (ss)

Albert Rosario singled with one out in the top of the 10th inning as St. Louis edged a split Washington squad in West Palm Beach, Fla. Tommy Pham drove in the other run for St. Louis. Trea Turner had an RBI single for Washington. Bryce Harper played five innings and went 0 for 3.

New York Mets 11, Houston Astros 3

Lucas Duda and Neil Walker drove in two runs apiece as New York outslugged Houston in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Duda had a two-run double in the third inning and Walker slugged a two-run homer in the sixth. Jake Marisnick homered for Houston. New York's Noah Syndergaard pitched two scoreless innings as did Charlie Morton.

Toronto Blue Jays 3, New York Yankees 2

Ryan McBroom homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Toronto over New York in Dunedin, Fla. McBroom hit the winning drive to left field off Joe Mantiply. Jose Bautista also homered for the Blue Jays. Ji-Man Choi hit a two-run single in the top of the ninth for New York and Aaron Judge added two hits. Toronto's Francisco Liriano pitched two scoreless innings and New York's Luis Severino allowed two runs and four hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Oakland Athletics 6, San Francisco Giants 1

Kenny Wilson hit a three-run pinch-homer in the seventh inning as Oakland knocked off San Francisco in Mesa, Ariz. Ryon Healy and Yonder Alonso also drove in Oakland runs. Kendall Graveman pitched two scoreless innings for the win and Jeff Samardzija allowed a run and two hits in 2 2/3 innings.

Minnesota Twins 4, Philadelphia Phillies 3

Zack Granite hit a two-run single with none out in the top of the seventh inning and Minnesota edged Philadelphia in Clearwater, Fla. Danny Santana and Tommy Field hit solo home runs for Minnesota. Scott Kingery blasted a two-run homer in the seventh for Philadelphia off Buddy Boshers.

Washington Nationals 8 (ss), Miami Marlins 5

Ian Sagdal and Jhonatan Solano drove in two runs apiece and a split Washington squad overcame four errors to beat Miami in Jupiter, Fla. Adam Lind also drove in a run and Adam Eaton scored a run for Washington. Marcell Ozuna homered for Miami and Giancarlo Stanton went 0 for 2, lowering his average to .092.

Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Baltimore Orioles 2

Geritt Cole pitched two scoreless innings in spring training debut as Pittsburgh scored three times in the first inning to beat Baltimore in Bradenton, Fla. Cole allowed two hits and faced eight hitters. David Freese had a two-run single in the first for the Pirates. Johnny Giovatella and Trey Mancini drove in the Baltimore runs.

Tampa Bay Rays 5, Detroit Tigers 2

Rickie Weeks had two RBI doubles as Tampa Bay beat Detroit in Port Charlotte, Fla. Weeks, who is batting .700 (7-for-10), doubled in the second and fourth innings. Brad Miller scored on the two doubles by Weeks. Nick Castellanos drove in two runs for the Tigers.

Texas Rangers 8, Seattle Mariners 2

Carlos Gomez and Joey Gallo hit solo home runs and Texas routed Seattle in Surprise, Ariz. Gomez connected off Nick Vincent in the third inning and Gallo homered off Dillon Overton in the fourth. Mitch Haniger homered for Seattle and Hisashi Iwakuma allowed one run and three hits in two innings for the Mariners.

Los Angeles Angels 6, Milwaukee Brewers 5

David Fletcher hit the game-winning single with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and Los Angeles edged Milwaukee in Tempe, Ariz. Kole Calhoun drove in two runs and Mike Trout was 0 for 2 for the Angels. Domingo Santana homered twice for Milwaukee. Matt Shoemaker allowed two runs and two hits in two innings for the Angels.

Kansas City Royals 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 2 (ss)

Raul Mondesi Jr. homered and Bubba Starling drove in two runs as Kansas City beat a split squad of Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz. Christian Colon and Jorge Soler also drove in runs for the Royals. Chase Ultey drove in both runs for Los Angeles. Kansas City's Ian Kennedy pitched two hitless innings and Los Angeles left-hander Rich Hill was tagged for four runs and three hits in 1 1/3 innings.

Chicago White Sox 3, San Diego Padres 1

Yoan Moncada hit an RBI triple and Chicago edged San Diego in Peoria, Ariz. Moncada had two hits and tripled in Tim Anderson with one out in the fifth inning. Jose Abreu and Peter Bourjos also drove in runs for the White Sox. Dusty Coleman drove in San Diego's run.

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