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Spring training roundup: Newcomers homer for Phillies

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Mar 28, 2022; North Port, Florida, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies (1) reaches second on a double in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during spring training at CoolToday Park. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports
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Newcomers Nick Castellanos, Kyle Schwarber and Garrett Stubbs hit three of Philadelphia’s four home runs as the Phillies beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 on Monday in Clearwater, Fla.

Matt Kroon also went deep for the Phillies, who out-hit the Orioles 11-2. Philadelphia starter Cristopher Sanchez threw three shutout innings, and Dillon Maples struck out the side in the ninth.

Astros 2, Cardinals 1

Solo homers from Michael Brantley and Yordan Alvarez guided Houston past St. Louis in Sarasota, Fla. Astros starter Framber Valdez tossed three scoreless innings, while Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright yielded two runs in five innings.

Braves 5, Blue Jays 4

Starter Spencer Strider threw 2 1/3 hitless, scoreless innings, one of eight Atlanta pitchers who held Toronto to four hits in North Port, Fla. The Braves’ Ozzie Albies doubled and homered.

Marlins 8, Nationals 1

Miami’s Edward Cabrera blanked Washington for three innings to earn the win at West Palm Beach, Fla. Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed four runs (all unearned) in five innings.

Yankees 11, Tigers 7

Ronald Guzman went 3-for-4 with a double and five RBIs as New York routed Detroit at Lakeland, Fla. Victor Reyes socked a three-run homer to lead the Tigers’ offense.

Royals 19, Guardians 9

Andrew Benintendi homered in each of the first two innings and Edward Olivares added a grand slam as Kansas City crushed Cleveland at Surprise, Ariz. The Royals’ Carlos Santana and Salvador Perez each had three of the team’s 19 hits.

Padres 9, White Sox 8

Luis Campusano’s ninth-inning grand slam erased a three-run deficit and led San Diego to a victory over Chicago at Phoenix. White Sox starter Lucas Giolito fanned five in 3 2/3 scoreless innings.

Diamondbacks 5, Dodgers 3

David Peralta’s two-run homer sparked Arizona’s five-run seventh inning in a win over Los Angeles at Scottsdale, Ariz. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw struck out three in four shutout innings.

Angels 7, A’s 2

Noah Syndergaard yielded just one hit and one run, which was unearned, in 3 2/3 innings as Los Angeles defeated Oakland in Tempe, Ariz. Matt Duffy went 3-for-3 for the Angels.

Mariners 6, Rangers 5

Mitch Haniger had an RBI single and a run-scoring double to lead Seattle past Texas in Peoria, Ariz. Joe McCarthy, Brad Miller and Yohel Pozo homered for the Rangers.

Brewers 5, Giants 2

Corbin Burnes struck out eight while allowing one run and one hit in five innings as Milwaukee beat San Francisco in Phoenix. Willy Adames and Rowdy Tellez each hit a two-run homer for the Brewers.

–Field Level Media