Wolf Pack spring training report: March 9
A quick look at the performances of former Nevada Wolf Pack and northern Nevada high school players in major league spring training games on Saturday . . .
- BRETT HAYES, Kansas City Royals: Hayes continued his great spring with a single, double and four RBI in the Royals' 13-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. Hayes started at catcher and got four at-bats. He is now hitting .333 this spring (6-for-18) with seven RBI, a double and two homers.
- CHAD QUALLS, Miami Marlins: Qualls pitched a scoreless sixth inning in the Marlins' 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Qualls retired the side in order and had one strikeout. He has not allowed a run in two appearances and two innings this spring.
- KEVIN KOUZMANOFF, Miami Marlins: Kouzmanoff started at third base and also played first base in the Marlins' loss to the Cardinals. He went 0-for-3 to lower his spring average to .308.
- CORKY MILLER, Cincinnati Reds: Miller went 0-for-2 with a RBI in the Reds' 6-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Miller is 1-for-7 this spring. The RBI is his first of the spring.
- KONRAD SCHMIDT, Texas Rangers: Schmidt replaced starter A.J. Pierzynski in the Rangers' 4-3 win over the Oakland A's. Schmidt went 1-for-1 and is now hitting .333 (3-for-9) this spring. He doubled in the eighth inning off Pat Neshek.
- LYLE OVERBAY, Boston Red Sox: Overbay entered the 5-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles as a pinch-runner for catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the sixth inning. He also singled in his only at-bat and scored a run to lift his spring average to .200 (4-for-20).
- KEVIN JEPSEN, Los Angeles Angels: Jepsen, a Bishop Manogue High graduate, pitched a scoreless fifth inning in an 8-6 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Jepsen allowed two hits. He has now appeared in three games this spring (3 innings) and has allowed six hits and two runs.