Cardinals, Cubs Lose in Spring Training


Published on March 21 2014 6:27 am
Last Updated on March 21 2014 6:27 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cardinals Fall To Marlins

(Jupiter, FL) -- Peter Bourjos tripled in a run during the fifth inning as the Cardinals lost 4-3 to the Marlins Thursday. Daniel Descalso and Jon Jay also knocked in runs for St. Louis in the fifth. Scott McGregor suffered the loss in relief. Lance Lynn gave up three runs in four innings in the start. The Cards play the Nationals today

Diaz To Make Debut Today

(Jupiter, FL) -- Cuban infielder Aledmys Diaz will make his spring debut today at Roger Dean Stadium against the Nationals. The 23-year-old was signed by the Cards earlier in the exhibition season. He was inked to a four-year deal worth $8-million and is expected to be the everyday starter at shortstop at Double-A Springfield.

Cubs Lose To Seattle

(Mesa, AZ) -- Jeff Samardjiza was solid through the first five-and-a-third innings as the Cubs lost 3-0 to the Mariners. Samardjiza gave up two runs but struck out eight in the loss. Chicago was held to only four hits by winning pitcher Erasmo Ramirez. The Cubs and White Sox hit the field in Phoenix today.

Thursday, March 20 Scoreboard

MLB Grapefruit League

Washington Nationals 8, Detroit Tigers 1

Philadelphia Phillies (ss) 6, Houston Astros 3

Miami Marlins 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3

Toronto Blue Jays 3, Philadelphia Phillies (ss) 1

New York Mets 7, Atlanta Braves 6

Baltimore Orioles 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 2

Tampa Bay Rays 5, Minnesota Twins 4

New York Yankees 3, Boston Red Sox 2


MLB Cactus League

Los Angeles Angels 3, Kansas City Royals 2

Seattle Mariners 3, Chicago Cubs 0

Cincinnati Reds 5, Texas Rangers 4 (10 innings)

Milwaukee Brewers 4, Colorado Rockies 3

San Francisco Giants 11, San Diego Padres 3

Friday, March 21 Schedule (All Times Central)

MLB Grapefruit League

12:05 p.m. - Atlanta Braves (ss) vs. Baltimore Orioles  (at Sarasota, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Boston Red Sox vs. Philadelphia Phillies  (at Clearwater, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Detroit Tigers vs. Atlanta Braves (ss)  (at Lake Buena Vista, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Miami Marlins vs. Houston Astros  (at Kissimmee, FL)

12:05 p.m. - New York Mets vs. Minnesota Twins  (at Fort Myers, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays  (at Port Charlotte, FL)

12:05 p.m. - Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals  (at Jupiter, FL)

6:05 p.m. - Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Yankees  (at Tampa, FL)


MLB Cactus League

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

3:05 p.m. - Kansas City Royals (ss) vs. Los Angeles Angels  (at Tempe, AZ)

3:05 p.m. - Kansas City Royals (ss) vs. Cincinnati Reds  (at Goodyear, AZ)

3:05 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers vs. Texas Rangers  (at Surprise, AZ)

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

8:35 p.m. - Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants  (at Scottsdale, AZ)

9:05 p.m. - San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners  (at Peoria, AZ)