Wolf Pack spring training report: March 12
A quick look at the performances of former Nevada Wolf Pack and northern Nevada high school players in major league spring training games on Tuesday . . .
- KEVIN KOUZMANOFF, Miami Marlins: Kouzmanoff was the designated hitter for the entire game in the Marlins' 9-4 loss to the Houston Astros. The veteran third baseman went 2-for-4 and hit his third home run of the spring. Kouzmanoff also had a double and drove in two runs and now has three doubles and eight RBI this spring. He is also hitting .400.
- CHAD QUALLS, Miami Marlins: Qualls pitched a scoreless eighth inning in the Marlins' loss to Houston. He didn't allow a base runner and has yet to give up a run in three games (three innings) this spring) Qualls has allowed just two hits and a walk and has fanned two in his three innings this spring.
- BRETT HAYES, Kansas City Royals: Hayes caught and was 0-for-1 in relief of starting catcher Sal Perez in the Royals' 6-3 loss to the Oakland A's. Hayes is now hitting .316 this spring.
- LYLE OVERBAY, Boston Red Sox: Overbay had a sacrifice fly in the Red Sox's 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Overbay entered the game as a pinch-runner in the fifth inning for first baseman Mike Napoli and stayed in the game at first.
- CHRIS GIMENEZ, Tampa Bay Rays: Gimenez caught four innings in the Rays' 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees. Gimenez went 0-for-2 and is now hitting .432 this spring.
- EDDIE BONINE, Arizona Diamondbacks: Bonine pitched two scoreless innings in the Diamondbacks' 4-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Bonine allowed two hits and a walk and struck out two. He now has a 4.50 ERA this spring over three appearances and six innings.
- STEVE LERUD, Philadelphia Phillies: The Galena High graduate was 0-for-1 and caught two innings in relief of starter Erik Kratz. Lerud is now hitting .143 this spring.