- BRETT HAYES, Kansas City Royals: Hayes slammed a game-winning home run in the eighth inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 3-2, in his only at-bat of the day. Hayes' homer, his first of the spring, came off Reds' reliever Jeff Stevens. It was also Hayes' second RBI of the spring.
- CORKY MILLER, Cincinnati Reds: Miller played in the same game as Hayes, going 0-for-1 as Devin Mesoraco's late-inning replacement.
- CHRIS GIMENEZ, Tampa Bay Rays: Gimenez, another former Pack catcher, started at third base for the Rays in a 5-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Gimenez went 1-for-2 with a single.
- KEVIN KOUZMANOFF, Miami Marlins: Kouzmanoff was 1-for-2 and hit a home run off Luis Perdomo in an 8-7 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Kouzmanoff''s homer, his first of the spring, came in the ninth inning with a runner on base.
Three northern Nevada high school graduates also played in spring training games on Friday . . .
- STEVE LERUD, Philadelphia Phillies: The Galkena High graduate was 1-for-3 with a run scored in the Phillies' 10-5 win over the New York Yankees. Lerud started at catcher and caught Phillies' starter Roy Halladay.
- SCOTT COUSINS, Los Angeles Angels: The North Valleys High grad was 0-for-2 with a run scored in a 16-8 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cousins started and played right field and replaced by former Reno Aces outfielder Trent Oeltjen.
- KEVIN JEPSEN, Los Angeles Angels: The Bishop Manogue High grad allowed two runs on three hits and a walk in one inning of work in the Angels' win over the Dodgers.