Lewis Brinson hit solo homers in his first two at-bats for the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, but the New York Mets still had plenty of offense in reserve to earn a 14-6 victory at Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Feb 27, 2019; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; Miami Marlins designated hitter Lewis Brinson (9) rounds the bases after his home run in the fourth inning of the spring training game against the New York Mets at First Data Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Brinson hit a second-inning home run against Mets left-handed starter Steven Matz and a fourth-inning shot off right-hander Walker Lockett. Brinson entered with two hits in six at-bats this spring.
J.D. Davis hit a home run with four RBIs and Danny Espinosa added a three-run shot as the Mets scored five runs in the second inning and seven more in the eighth.
Rays 5, Red Sox (ss) 4
Emilio Bonifacio delivered an RBI single in the eighth inning to put the Rays ahead for good in a victory in Port Charlotte, Fla. Tony Renda and Rafael Devers hit home runs for the Red Sox.
Braves 4, Cardinals 0
An eighth-inning error by Cardinals shortstop Edmundo Sosa allowed two runs to score and opened the door for a four-run inning for the Braves at Jupiter, Fla. Braves starter Kyle Wright and Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson each delivered two scoreless innings.
Tigers 10, Yankees 4 (7 innings)
Christin Stewart hit a third-inning grand slam to power the Tigers to the victory at Lakeland, Fla., in a game shortened to seven innings because of rain. Greg Bird hit a three-run homer for the Yankees.
Blue Jays 2, Pirates 1
Matt Shoemaker gave up one run over two innings in his Blue Jays debut and six Toronto Blue Jays relievers held the Pirates scoreless the rest of the way at Bradenton, Fla. Jason Martin hit a home run for Pittsburgh.
Twins 4, Phillies 2 (8 innings)
Adam Rosales hit a home run and Brent Rooker added a go-ahead two-run shot in the seventh inning as the Twins won at Clearwater, Fla. Catcher J.T. Realmuto delivered his first RBI for the Phillies.
Nationals 14, Astros 8
Brandon Snyder and Chuck Taylor each came off the bench to hit home runs as the Nationals scored 13 runs in the first five innings at West Palm Beach, Fla. Tyler White and Ronnie Dawson had two hits for the Astros.
Orioles 7, Red Sox (ss) 6
Chance Sisco hit a pair of two-run home runs in his first two at-bats as the Orioles held on for the victory at Fort Myers, Fla. Jackie Bradley Jr. and Michael Chavis hit home runs for the Red Sox.
—Field Level Media