Spring training roundup: Atlanta Braves get past Tampa Bay Rays

By Field Level Media
Mar 25, 2021; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) reacts after missing a pitch against the Colorado Rockies during a spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Drew Smyly gave up one hit over five scoreless innings and Marcell Ozuna hit a home run as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Thursday at North Port, Fla.

William Contreras had a two-run double in a three-run eighth inning as the Braves pulled away late to win it.

Greg Jones hit a home run for the Rays, while starter Michael Wacha gave up one run over five innings.

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Rockies 6, Angels 5

Chris Owings hit two home runs and C.J. Cron also went deep as Colorado defeated Los Angeles at Scottsdale, Ariz. Shohei Ohtani hit a home run for the Angels, his fifth this spring, while Jose Iglesias, Juan Lagares and Max Stassi also hit homers for Los Angeles.

Royals 10, Diamondbacks 1

Adalberto Mondesi and Jorge Soler hit first-inning home runs as Kansas City rolled to the victory over Arizona at Surprise, Ariz. Pavin Smith hit a home run for the lone Diamondbacks run.

Athletics 8, Mariners 5

Jed Lowrie, Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman all hit home runs as Oakland earned the victory over Seattle at Mesa, Ariz. Cal Raleigh and Jack Reinheimer each drove in two runs for the Mariners.

White Sox 9, Reds 4

Leury Garcia drove in three runs and Zack Collins hit a home run as Chicago defeated Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz. Reds starter Jose De Leon gave up seven runs over four innings, while Cheslor Cuthbert hit a late home run for Cincinnati.

–Field Level Media