Roundup: Martinez homers off Halladay as Tigers tie Phils
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Cy Young Award winners Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander made their spring training debuts Sunday as the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers tied 5-5 in 10 innings.
Both aces allowed a run and struck out two in two innings.
Victor Martinez had a big day at the plate for the Tigers, going 3 for 3 with a home run off Halladay. Martinez, who batted .330 with 102 RBIs for Detroit in 2011, missed last season with a left knee injury. He is batting .571 this spring.
Ryan Howard had two doubles and an RBI for the Phillies, who tied the score in the eighth on a homer by Domonic Brown .
AL MVP and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera went 0 for 3, dropping his spring average to .111.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Zack Greinke pitched two clean innings in his Dodgers debut and Los Angeles tied the Chicago White Sox 2-2 in a Cactus League game that was called after nine innings.
Pitching for the first time since he signed a $147 million, six-year contract to join the free-spending Dodgers in the offseason, Greinke retired six of his seven batters. He struck out leadoff man Dewayne Wise and third-place hitter Alex Rios in the first inning.
Greinke gave up one hit, a single up the middle by Jeff Keppinger .
White Sox slugger Adam Dunn hit an opposite-field, two-run homer to left against Peter Moylan .
Hanley Ramirez had an RBI single and Luis Cruz homered for the Dodgers.
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Drew Storen 's first chance to put last season's playoff flop behind him didn't go so well Sunday.
The Washington Nationals reliever gave up a late lead against the Miami Marlins in a game that was stopped after 10 innings with the score tied 2-all.
Jake Jeffries drove in the tying run for Miami with an RBI groundout in the ninth against Storen.
Bryce Harper had two singles for the Nationals in a game that was delayed 66 minutes by rain. Anthony Rendon gave Washington a 2-1 lead with a two-run homer in the fifth.
Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann went three innings, allowing one run on two hits. Miami's Henderson Alvarez threw two shutout innings, giving up one hit and striking out two.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Eric Hinske and Martin Prado combined for five of Arizona's 14 hits and five RBIs to lead the Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 8-6 on Sunday.
Hinske, who signed as a free agent in December, had three singles and drove in two runs. Prado, acquired via trade in the offseason, drove in three runs with a pair of hits, including a two-run double during Arizona's five-run fourth. Prado has four RBIs in his first two spring games.
Corey Dickerson hit a two-run homer in the sixth for Colorado, and Jose Gonzalez , Matt McBride and Kyle Parker each had run-scoring hits during a four-run eighth.
Jeff Francis , who won 17 games in 2007 but is 20-39 with a 5.06 ERA since, allowed two hits in two scoreless innings for the Rockies.
Patrick Corbin tossed two scoreless innings for Arizona. He struck out four straight hitters after allowing a walk to leadoff hitter Tim Wheeler.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Raul Ibanez hit a three-run homer off former teammate Freddy Garcia to spark a five-run first-inning and lead the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
Garcia and Ibanez were twice teammates in Seattle and played together last season for the New York Yankees .
Ibanez, who will turn 41 this season, sent a sinker over the right field wall for his first homer of the spring.
Mike Morse and Michael Saunders followed Ibanez with back-to-back doubles before Garcia recorded his first out, a strikeout of Jesus Montero . The 36-year-old Garcia allowed five hits and four earned runs in his only inning.
Robert Andino and Kyle Seager each went 2 for 3 with a run scored for the Mariners.
Starter Erasmo Ramirez got the win with one inning of work for Seattle, which used nine pitchers to hold the Padres to nine hits.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija made a strong spring debut and the Chicago Cubs scored four unearned runs in the first inning against San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain , then held on for a 4-3 victory Sunday at HoHoKam Stadium.
Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro acquired as a free agent over the winter, hit a three-run homer in the first inning after Alfonso Soriano hit a line drive off the right leg of Cain and reached first as the ball caromed away. Giants first baseman Brandon Belt made a throwing error one batter earlier.
"It should be fine," said Cain, who has been tabbed by manager Bruce Bochy to make his first career Opening Day start for the defending World Series champions. "Just some ice now. Nothing to worry about, I don't think.
"Maybe I've just got to start using my glove more - or actually USING my glove."
Cain, who finished the inning but did not take the mound in the second, said getting hit had nothing to do with giving up the home run, and said he expects to make his next spring start on schedule.
Samardzija gave up one run on three hits without a walk in his two innings of work, striking out two.
Considered a front-runner for the Cubs' Opening Day start, Samardzija escaped far worse injury than Cain sustained. He ducked and stumbled to avoid by inches Guillermo Quiroz ' drive toward his head in the second inning.
An inning earlier Kensuke Tanaka got Samardzija with a glancing shot on another shot up the middle -shortstop Starlin Castro turned the carom into an out.
"Both of them were about as close as they get," Samardzija said. "That's part of the fun. You've got to be on your toes, be ready to go. It's better if you knock it down and get an out like the first time."
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