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Published on March 6 2014 6:22 am
Last Updated on March 6 2014 6:22 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cubs Crushed By Rockies

(Mesa, AZ) -- Jeff Samardjiza was shelled for three runs in three innings but didn't take the loss in the Cubs' 7-5 setback to the Rockies. Chris Rusin allowed three more runs in under three innings of relief work for the loss. Javier Baez and George Kottaras both went deep in defeat. The Cubs take on the Indians today.

Cardinals Clip Red Sox

(Jupiter, FL) -- Xavier Scruggs hit a two-run homer and the Cardinals went on to beat the Red Sox 8-6 in Jupiter Wednesday. Matt Adams also knocked in two runs for the Cards. Starter Shelby Miller picked up the win for St. Louis, which improved to 2-3 in the spring. The Cardinals take on the Twins in Fort Myers today.

Sale, Sox Rocked By Padres

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Chris Sale allowed six runs in under three innings as the Padres rolled the White Sox 8-0 in spring play Wednesday. The Sox were limited to only five hits in the loss. Dylan Axelrod pitched nicely in relief, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out three in as many innings. The Sox play the Mariners and Royals today.

Wednesday, March 5 Scoreboard

MLB Grapefruit League

Atlanta Braves 2, Philadelphia Phillies 2

St. Louis Cardinals 8, Boston Red Sox 6

Detroit Tigers 3, Houston Astros 0

Tampa Bay Rays 5, New York Yankees 4

Washington Nationals 11, New York Mets (ss) 5

Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Toronto Blue Jays 4

Miami Marlins 5, New York Mets (ss) 2 (10 innings)

Baltimore Orioles 11, Minnesota Twins 5

MLB Cactus League

San Francisco Giants 3, Los Angeles Angels 2

Cleveland Indians 8, Seattle Mariners 5

Colorado Rockies (ss) 7, Chicago Cubs 5

Colorado Rockies (ss) 8, Texas Rangers 2

Milwaukee Brewers 7, Oakland Athletics 2

San Diego Padres 8, Chicago White Sox 0

Kansas City Royals 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 5

Los Angeles Dodgers 10, Cincinnati Reds 3


Thursday, March 6 Schedule (All Times Central)

MLB Grapefruit League

12:05 p.m. - Boston Red Sox vs. Miami Marlins  (at Jupiter, FL)

12:05 p.m. - New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies (ss)  (at Clearwater, FL)

12:05 p.m. - New York Mets vs. Houston Astros  (at Kissimmee, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Philadelphia Phillies (ss) vs. Detroit Tigers  (at Lakeland, FL)

12:05 p.m. - St. Louis Cardinals vs. Minnesota Twins  (at Fort Myers, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles  (at Sarasota, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Pittsburgh Pirates  (at Bradenton, FL)

5:05 p.m. - Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves  (at Lake Buena Vista, FL)


MLB Cactus League

2:05 p.m. - Chicago White Sox (ss) vs. Kansas City Royals  (at Surprise, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians  (at Goodyear, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants  (at Scottsdale, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers  (at Phoenix, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Los Angeles Angels  (at Tempe, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox (ss)  (at Glendale, AZ)

2:05 p.m. - Texas Rangers vs. San Diego Padres  (at Peoria, AZ)

2:10 p.m. - Oakland Athletics vs. Arizona Diamondbacks  (at Scottsdale, AZ)