Mickey Moniak slammed two homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Angels won a slugfest with the Colorado Rockies 10-9 on Wednesday in a spring training game in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Left fielder Moniak, who also doubled in going 3-for-3, hit a 421-foot shot in the second inning and a 384-foot homer in the sixth.
Jared Walsh (2-for-2, two RBIs, two runs) and Luis Rengifo hit one homer apiece for the Angels, while Anthony Rendon went 2-for-3 with two runs and a double.
The Rockies had more hits, 12-11, including home runs from Elias Diaz and Ezequiel Tovar (2-for-3, three RBIs, two runs).
Nationals 5, Yankees 2
Dominic Smith went 3-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBIs as Washington topped New York in Palm Beach, Fla.
Nationals left-hander MacKenzie Gore went six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk with eight strikeouts.
Oswaldo Cabrera (2-for-3) was the only Yankees batter with multiple hits as the team totaled six.
Rays 6, Phillies 2
Left-hander Jeffrey Springs fanned eight batters while allowing two hits in 4 1/3 scoreless innings and Tampa Bay pitchers totaled 14 strikeouts in a win over Philadelphia in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Grant Witherspoon had a two-run single in the fifth inning for the Rays, and teammate Brandon Lowe went 2-for-2 with one RBI and one run.
The Phillies’ Kody Clements went 2-for-3 with a two-run double.
Braves 5, Tigers 3
Leadoff hitter Orlando Arcia went 2-for-3 with a 426-foot, three-run homer and four RBIs as Atlanta downed Detroit in Lakeland, Fla.
Sam Hilliard went 3-for-3 with an RBI double, and Forrest Wall, Magneuris Sierra and Joe Hudson had two hits apiece for the Braves.
The Tigers’ Ryan Kreidler was 2-for-3 with one RBI, and starting pitcher Matt Manning scattered six hits with one unearned run and two walks and six strikeouts over four innings.
Blue Jays 2, Orioles 1
Bo Bichette and Daulton Varsho homered to power Toronto over Baltimore in Dunedin, Fla.
Leadoff hitter Terrin Vavra went 2-for-4 with a homer for the Orioles’ lone run of the game as they outhit the Blue Jays 8-4. Teammates Kyle Stowers and Nomar Mazara had two hits apiece.
Astros 5, Mets 2
Corey Julks hit a two-out, bases-loaded double to drive in three runs as Houston beat New York in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
The four-run fifth inning for the Astros featured David Hensley drawing a bases-loaded walk to score Justin Dirden and bring Julks to the plate.
Luis Guillorme (2-for-3), Omar Narvaez (2-for-2) and Tomas Nido (2-for-2) each had two hits for the Mets.
Cardinals 0, Marlins 0
Five St. Louis pitchers and four Miami counterparts each combined for shutouts in Sarasota, Fla.
Cardinals starter Jordan Montgomery allowed six hits and no walks with one strikeout in five innings. The left-hander was followed by Ryan Helsley, Jordan Hicks, Andre Pallante and Drew VerHagen, who worked one inning apiece and yielded a total of one hit.
Trevor Rogers started for the Marlins and in five innings gave up three of the Cardinals’ five hits. Matt Barnes (one inning), Robert Garcia (1 2/3) and Dylan Floro (1 1/3) completed the shutout.
Rangers 2, White Sox 0
Jackson Frazier homered as Texas shut out Chicago in Surprise, Ariz.
The White Sox scored their second run when Ezequiel Duran tripled and pinch runner Jax Biggers came home on Jose Ruiz’s balk.
Chicago’s Oscar Colas was 2-for-3 with a double.
Cubs 4, Athletics 2
Cody Bellinger, Edwin Rios and Christopher Morel homered to power Chicago past Oakland in Mesa, Ariz.
Rios and Morel now each have four home runs this spring, and Bellinger two.
The Athletics’ Jesus Aguilar went 3-for-3 with a double and home run, and Esteury Ruiz went 2-for-2 with his 14th RBI of the spring.
Royals 4, White Sox 3
Dairon Blanco and Tyler Gentry hit solo home runs and Kansas City edged Chicago in Glendale, Ariz.
Yolbert Sanchez drove in runs for the White Sox on a sacrifice fly in the fifth and an RBI single in the seventh.
Giants 4, Rangers 0
Four San Francisco pitchers scattered 10 hits over nine scoreless innings to defeat Texas in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Starter Ross Stripling went 4 2/3 innings for the Giants and allowed six hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Scott Alexander (one inning), Jakob Junis (2 1/3) and Taylor Rogers (one) completed the shutout.
Bryce Johnson hit an RBI double and Blake Sabol went 2-for-3 for San Francisco. Marcus Semien, Corey Seager and Jonah Heim each went 2-for-4 for Texas.
–Field Level Media