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Yankees' Torres homers, plates three runs

New York's top prospect finishes 2-for-3, raises spring average to .455

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Rays (ss) 10, Yankees 6 (Box)

No. 3 overall prospect Gleyber Torres continued his torrid spring for New York, hitting an RBI double and adding a two-run homer in three at-bats. The 21-year-old got the start at second base and raised his Grapefruit League average to .455 in 13 games. No. 2 Yankees prospect Clint Frazier singled and stole a base in three-at bats.

Mets 2, Astros 1 (Box)

Mets No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith singled in his only at-bat, while Tim Tebow came off the bench for the first time this spring as New York survived a ninth-inning threat for its 10th spring win. Tebow, who collected his first Grapefruit League hit on Monday, replaced Yoenis Cespedes in left field and flied to left in his only at-bat. He's 1-for-11 in four games.

Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 4 (Box)

Blue Jays No. 3 prospect Anthony Alford tripled off left-hander Drew Pomeranz and scored in the second inning. Fourth-ranked prospect Richard Urena got the start at shortstop and went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout from the ninth spot in the batting order. No. 5 prospect Rowdy Tellez walked in his lone plate appearance. Red Sox No. 4 prospect Sam Travis singled and scored a run, while Robby Scott (No. 30) tossed a perfect inning out of the bullpen.

Rays (ss) 9, Orioles 6 (Box)

Rays No. 17 prospect Daniel Robertson got the start at shortstop and singled and walked out of the leadoff spot. Fifth-ranked Tampa Bay prospect Casey Gillaspie added a single in four at-bats, while Justin Williams (No. 10) singled in his lone plate appearance. Orioles No. 5 prospect Trey Mancini went 1-for-2.

Phillies 9, Braves 0 (Box)

Phillies No. 6 prospect Roman Quinn went 2-for-4 with a walk and scored a pair of runs in a shutout of the visiting Braves. No. 30 prospect Jesmuel Valentin batted for Freddy Galvis and hit an RBI double, while Brock Stassi added two hits, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning. Braves No. 2 prospect Ozzie Albies started at second and went 0-for-2 with a walk before being replaced by No. 10 prospect Travis Demeritte, who was hitless in one at-bat.

Royals 8, Angels 4 (Box)

Royals No. 2 prospect Hunter Dozier singled in his lone at-bat and 12th-ranked prospect Jorge Bonifacio singled and scored in trips to the plate. Angels No. 11 prospect David Fletcher doubled and scored a run.

Dodgers 6, Reds 5 (Box)

Willie Calhoun, Los Angeles' fourth-ranked prospect, doubled, drove in a run and scored in three at-bats. Reds No. 6 prospect Aristides Aquino doubled and scored a run off the bench, while No. 4 prospect Robert Stephenson yielded one hit and struck out one over the final two innings.

Brewers 7, Cubs 7 (Box)

Brewers No. 5 prospect Isan Diaz reached base three times, delivering a pair of RBI singles and drawing a walk. No. 7 prospect Lucas Erceg went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored and is hitting .450 with two homers and seven RBIs in Cactus League play. Cubs No. 24 prospect Pierce Johnson pitched a scoreless eighth, striking out three and walking one. The 25-year-old right-hander has a 2.25 ERA and six strikeouts in four innings this spring.

Giants 6, Indians 5 (Box)

Indians top prospect Bradley Zimmer stroked a two-run double and also threw out a runner at second. MLB.com's No. 22 overall prospect is batting .353 with a team-leading 10 RBIs in Cactus League play. No. 2 prospect Francisco Mejia doubled and walked in two plate appearances for Cleveland, which could not rally from a 6-0 deficit.

Diamondbacks 12, Rangers 0 (Box)

D-backs No. 28 prospect Ildemaro Vargas went 2-for-2 with a solo homer. The 25-year-old second baseman has posted a .348 average and 1.114 OPS in 23 at-bats this spring. 

Mariners 7, White Sox 6 (Box)

Mariners No. 4 prospect Mitch Haniger went 3-for-4 with a run scored. The 26-year-old is hitting .444 with a 1.306 OPS through 36 at-bats this spring. No. 26 prospect James Pazos struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning to record his second spring save. No. 2 White Sox prospect Lucas Giolito struggled in his fourth Cactus League start, retiring two batters and surrendering four runs on four hits and two walks. Top White Sox prospect Yoan Moncada struck out in his only plate appearance.

Rockies 4, Athletics 3 (Box)

Rockies No. 5 prospect Raimel Tapia singled in three at-bats and is hitting .258 this spring. No. 20 prospect Jordan Patterson singled in four at-bats, while 30th-ranked prospect Sam Hilliard hit an RBI single in his lone at-bat. A's No. 18 prospect Matt Olson doubled, walked twice and scored a run. No. 4 prospect Matt Chapman singled in four at-bats.