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Spring training roundup: Francisco Lindor homers as New York Mets beat Miami Marlins

Mar 23, 2021; Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA; New York Mets pitcher Tommy Hunter (L) jumps out of the path of a fair ball as Miami Marlins left fielder Adam Duvall (14) tries to gather the ball in the third inning during a spring training game at Clover Park. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 23, 2021; Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA; New York Mets pitcher Tommy Hunter (L) jumps out of the path of a fair ball as Miami Marlins left fielder Adam Duvall (14) tries to gather the ball in the third inning during a spring training game at Clover Park. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

Francisco Lindor belted his fourth homer of the spring to help the New York Mets record a 5-3 victory over the visiting Miami Marlins on Tuesday at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Lindor went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. The homer, a solo shot down the right-field line, gave New York a 4-3 lead in the fifth inning.

J.D. Davis added a solo blast for the Mets, while Miguel Rojas clubbed a two-run shot for the Marlins.

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Orioles 4, Rays 3

Trey Mancini and Maikel Franco each hit two-run homers in the third inning as Baltimore defeated visiting Tampa Bay at Sarasota, Fla. Joey Wendle went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Rays.

Pirates 1, Twins 0

Adam Frazier homered to lead off the sixth inning for the lone run as Pittsburgh blanked visiting Minnesota at Bradenton, Fla. Andrew Romine’s triple was one of three hits for the Twins.

Red Sox 7, Braves 6

Xander Bogaerts smacked a three-run homer to cap a five-run third inning to help Boston down host Atlanta at Venice, Fla. Ronald Acuna Jr., Jake Lamb and Ehire Adrianza each homered for the Braves.

Yankees 5, Tigers 5

Mike Tauchman, Greg Allen and Chris Gittens homered to help visiting New York tie Detroit at Lakeland, Fla. Eric Haase hit a two-run homer in the eighth for the Tigers to knot the score.

Nationals 5, Cardinals 5

Austin Dean hit a two-run homer and Jose Rondon delivered a run-scoring single as host St. Louis rallied for three ninth-inning runs to salvage a tie against Washington at Jupiter, Fla. Kyle Schwarber hit a solo homer and added an RBI double for the Nationals.

–Field Level Media