Cubs Beat Giants, Cardinals Lose, MLB Roundup


Published on March 11 2014 6:21 am
Last Updated on March 11 2014 6:21 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cardinals Thumped By Tigers

(Jupiter, FL) -- Miguel Cabrera homered twice as the Tigers beat up on the Cardinals 17-5 yesterday in Jupiter. St. Louis pitching was rocked for 22 hits.  Prospect Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer for the Redbirds. The Cards host the Mets today in Jupiter.

The Cardinals are officially welcoming infielder Aledmys Diaz to the team. The Cuban was introduced to the media Monday at Roger Dean Stadium. The 23-year-old is scheduled to open the season at Double-A Springfield. He signed a four-year, $8-million contract.


Cubs Beat Giants

(Scottsdale, AZ) -- Cubs Opening-Day starter Jeff Samardzija allowed two runs in four innings while striking out five as Chicago downed the Giants 3-2 yesterday in Scottsdale. The Cubs rallied in the sixth and seventh innings to take the lead. The Cubs host the Rockies today.


Sale Helps Sox Past Crew

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Chris Sale was named the White Sox Opening Day starter, then tossed four-plus innings of two-hit ball as Chicago beat the Brewers 6-3 Monday in Phoenix. It will be the second straight Opening Day start for Sale. The Sox host the Rangers today.  


Monday, March 10 Scoreboard

MLB Grapefruit League

Atlanta Braves 8, Philadelphia Phillies 1

Baltimore Orioles 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 6

Detroit Tigers 17, St. Louis Cardinals 5

Boston Red Sox 6, Tampa Bay Rays 2

Miami Marlins 11, New York Mets 1

Houston Astros 7, Washington Nationals 4


MLB Cactus League

Los Angeles Angels 8, Cleveland Indians 3

Chicago White Sox 6, Milwaukee Brewers 3

Chicago Cubs 3, San Francisco Giants 2

Texas Rangers 8, Cincinnati Reds 2

Kansas City Royals 8, Seattle Mariners (ss) 2

Oakland Athletics 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 8

San Diego Padres 5, Colorado Rockies 0

Seattle Mariners (ss) 3, Arizona Diamondbacks 3


Tuesday, March 11 Schedule (All Times Central)

MLB Grapefruit League

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

12:05 p. m. - New York Yankees vs. Washington Nationals  (at Viera, FL)

12:05 p. m. - Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays  (at Port Charlotte, FL)

12:05 p. m. - Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves  (at Lake Buena Vista, FL)

12:05 p. m. - Boston Red Sox (ss) vs. Baltimore Orioles  (at Sarasota, FL)

12:05 p. m. - Toronto Blue Jays (ss) vs. Detroit Tigers  (at Lakeland, FL)

12:05 p. m. - New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals  (at Jupiter, FL)


MLB Cactus League

3:05 p. m. - San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds  (at Goodyear, AZ)

3:05 p. m. - Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs  (at Mesa, AZ)

3:05 p. m. - Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox  (at Glendale, AZ)

3:05 p. m. - Oakland Athletics vs. San Diego Padres  (at Peoria, AZ)

3:05 p. m. - Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels  (at Tempe, AZ)

3:05 p. m. - Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Kansas City Royals  (at Surprise, AZ)

3:10 p. m. - Cleveland Indians vs. Arizona Diamondbacks  (at Scottsdale, AZ)