Spring training roundup: Marcell Ozuna helps Braves top Twins

FILE PHOTO: MLB: Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals
FILE PHOTO: Aug 1, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna (23) leaps and catches a fly ball hit by Colorado Rockies left fielder Gerardo Parra (not pictured) during the second inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

March 27, 2022

Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run homer and Tucker Davidson pitched three scoreless innings Saturday as the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves beat the visiting Minnesota Twins 8-6 in North Port, Fla.

Davidson gave up no hits, no walks and struck out four to lower his spring earned-run average to 3.60 for Atlanta, which improved to 5-1.

Byron Buxton went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Minnesota.

Red Sox 5, Rays 3

Rafael Devers hit two solo homers, and Michael Wacha (2-0) gave up two runs in four innings as host Boston beat Tampa Bay in Fort Myers, Fla. Ford Proctor went 2-for-2 for the Rays.

Tigers 14, Phillies 8

Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in Detroit’s eight-run seventh inning as the host Tigers overpowered Philadelphia in Lakeland, Fla. The Phillies outhit the Tigers 11-10.

Marlins 9, Cardinals 2

Jesus Aguilar went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs, and Garrett Cooper went 3-for-4 to lead visiting Miami past St. Louis in Jupiter, Fla. Paul Goldschmidt homered for the Cardinals.

Blue Jays 10, Yankees 9

Greg Bird homered, drove in two runs and scored two as visiting Toronto held on to edge New York in Tampa. Joey Gallo had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for the Yankees, who smacked four home runs.

Mets 4, Nationals 2

Jeff McNeil had two hits, including a triple, and drove in a run to lead host New York over Washington, which dropped to 1-7 this spring. Lane Thomas homered for the Nationals, finishing 2-for-2.

–Field Level Media