Spring Training Summary: Joc Pederson hits two more homers than Cubs Top Rockies


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Joc Pederson hit two home runs to give him five in the spring when the Chicago Cubs took an 8-6 win over the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday.

Pederson is a free agent new signing in the off-season, and now this spring hits .529 for a whopping 2,071 OPS. Javier Baez also hit a home run for the Cubs.

Dom Nunez had a home run for the Rockies while Josh Fuentes scored three goals, including his third double of the spring.

Pirates 7, Orioles 5

Will Craig hit a two-run home run in a seventh inning when Pittsburgh beat Baltimore in Bradenton, Florida. Ryan Mountcastle drove for the Orioles in two runs.

Red Sox 5, Twins 4

Marwin Gonzalez scored two home runs, including a three-run shot in a fifth inning with four runs, and Boston beat Florida at Fort Myers. Alex Kirilloff and Drew Maggi scored homers for the Twins.

Braves 2, Rays 0 (8 innings)

Kyle Wright threw four goalless innings while Ronald Acuna Jr. and Michael Harris scored home runs when Atlanta defeated Tampa Bay at North Port. Fla. Tyler Glasnow threw four goalless innings for the Rays.

Marlins 1, Nationals 1

Sandy Alcantara scored 3 1/3 goalless innings and Monte Harrison scored a home run when the Miami even played with Washington at Jupiter, Florida. Patrick Corbin threw three scoreless innings for the Nationals.

Yankees 6, Phillies 1

Gerrit Cole gave up a three innings run and Aaron Hicks had a home run and a double when New York beat Philadelphia in Clearwater. Fla. Andrew McCutchen had two hits and an RBI for the Phillies.

Blue Jays 10, Tigers 6 (7 innings)

George Springer hit his first home run in a Toronto uniform and the Blue Jays defeated Detroit in Dunedin, Florida. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Alejandro Kirk, and Randal Grichuk also went deep into Toronto.

A is 6, Rangers is 0

Seth Brown hit a home run and Jesus Luzardo scored four hits without hits when Oakland made Texas a single single in a win at Surprise, Arizona. Taylor Hearn scored 2 1/3 goalless innings for the Rangers.

Padres 5, Indians 4

Jorge Mateo’s sacrificial fly in the ninth inning gave San Diego victory over Cleveland in Peoria, Arizona. Wil Myers and Eric Hosmer scored home runs for the Padres. Shane Bieber gave up a three innings run for the Indians.

Angels 5, Giants 4 (7 innings)

Mike Trout hit his first home run of the spring and Dexter Fowler went down too when Los Angeles beat San Francisco in Tempe, Arizona. Will Wilson had a triple double for the Giants.

Royals 4, Brewers 2 (7 innings)

Salvador Perez scored a two-part home run as Kansas City scored all runs in the first three innings and defeated Milwaukee in Phoenix. Manny Pina hit a homerun for the Brewers.

-Field level media

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