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Spring training roundup: Pirates' Henry Davis stays hot at plate

Sat Mar 2 5:32pm ET
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Former No. 1 overall pick Henry Davis clubbed his second homer in as many games as the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Saturday afternoon in Lakeland, Fla.

Davis, the top pick of the 2021 draft, hit a solo shot in the top of the first to continue an impressive start to spring training. He is 5-for-13 with two homers and six RBIs through five games.

Matt Gorski also went deep and Jack Suwinski headlined a five-run fifth with a two-run single for the Pirates. Brady Feigl (1-0) pitched just one-third of an inning but still managed to get the win.

Andy Ibanez had a solo home run for Detroit, which got its other two runs from a pair of walks with the bases loaded.


Red Sox 4, Nationals 2

Tanner Houck allowed just one hit across three innings of scoreless relief as host Boston got the best of Washington in Fort Myers, Fla.

Houck (1-0) walked one and struck out five after Brayan Bello started and surrendered two runs on one hit across three innings. Cutter Coffey and Tyler Miller hit home runs as the Red Sox overcame an early 2-0 deficit.

Riley Adams had an RBI single for the Nationals. Cole Henry (0-2) was tagged with the loss, permitting three runs on four hits in two innings.

Astros 7, Cardinals 1

Cristian Javier scattered a pair of walks across three hitless innings to guide Houston past visiting St. Louis in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Javier (1-0) fanned three before turning things over to six relievers who combined to allow just one run on six hits. Miguel Palma hit a two-run blast for the Astros.

The Cardinals' lone run came on Nick Raposo's RBI groundout in the seventh.

Red Sox 3, Rays 2

Joe Dunand hit a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth as Boston earned a split-squad victory over host Tampa Bay in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Rob Refsnyder put the Red Sox ahead 2-1 in the sixth with a solo home run of his own, but the Rays drew even in the seventh thanks to Nick Meyer's run-scoring double. Colby White (0-1) surrendered Dunand's game-winning long ball.

Tampa Bay finished with five hits and went just 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position.

Phillies 3, Twins 2

Felix Reyes ripped a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh that allowed Philadelphia to edge visiting Minnesota in Clearwater, Fla.

Nick Castellanos went 1-for-2 with a solo home run for the Phillies, who utilized eight pitchers, including Andrew Bellatti. Bellatti (1-0) walked one and struck out one during a scoreless inning of relief.

Brooks Lee had an RBI double and Ryan Jeffers homered for the Twins.

Orioles 7, Yankees 3

Baltimore scored seven unanswered runs to open the game to defeat visiting New York in Sarasota, Fla.

Kyle Stowers smacked a two-run blast and Austin Hays added a solo shot to headline the Orioles' rally. Cole Irvin got the start and threw three scoreless innings and Dillon Tate (1-0) got the win with an innings of relief.

Yankees right-hander Marcus Stroman pitched four innings, scattering two hits and fanning three without allowing a run. Brandon Lockridge ripped a two-run single for New York.

Braves 6, Blue Jays 2

Jordan Luplow had a two-run homer and Atlanta topped host Toronto in Dunedin, Fla.

Braves starter Reynaldo Lopez improved to 1-1 by allowing just two hits in three scoreless innings. He walked one and struck out three. Drake Baldwin cleared the bases with a double in the eighth for Atlanta.

Danny Jansen and Zach Britton each had an RBI double to account for the Blue Jays' runs. Chris Bassitt (0-1) was hit around for three runs on three hits in three innings.

Marlins 4, Mets 1

Six pitchers combined to allow just four hits as host Miami knocked off New York in Jupiter, Fla.

Eury Perez (1-0) set the tone for the Marlins with 2 1/3 innings of no-hit ball. He issued one walk and recorded two strikeouts. Patrick Monteverde tallied a six-out save, and Jazz Chisholm Jr., Avisail Garcia and Curt Casali had run-scoring doubles for Miami.

The Mets didn't push a run across until Brett Baty homered in the seventh.

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