Ken Griffey Jr. homered in a Cincinnati Reds' uniform for the first time, leading a split squad over the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday.
Griffey hit a solo shot in the fourth inning off Jeff Zimmerman that broke a 2-2 tie at Sarasota, Fla. Dmitri Young added a two-run single and Sean Casey an RBI single for the Reds.
Lee Stevens and Tom Evans homered for Texas,
At Lakeland, Fla., Juan Gonzalez played his first game against major leaguers for the Detroit Tigers, going 1-for-3 with a single in the Detroit Tigers' 9-5 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Gonzalez, acquired in a nine-player trade with the Texas Rangers, came up with a tight left hamstring following an exhibition game Wednesday night against Florida Southern. It wasn't anything serious, but new manager Phil Garner held him out of the Tigers' first two games of the regular exhibition season anyway.
''Everything felt normal,'' Gonzalez said. ''I had my first at-bat in a different uniform. Everything else was the same.''
Gonzalez, who is pondering the Tigers' $140 million contract offer, singled to center in the fifth inning on a 1-2 count during his third at-bat, off Jason Rakers, a right-hander who spent most of last season with the Buffalo Bisons of the Triple-A International League.
At Tampa, Fla., Roger Clemens was roughed up in his first spring outing while Jose Lima pitched two hitless innings as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 6-2.
The World Series champion Yankees played their regular lineup and slipped to 0-4 in exhibitions. They've been outscored 34-15 and have not held a lead in any game.
In other games:
Mets 10, Dodgers 7
At Vero Beach, Fla., Al Leiter and Kevin Brown each pitched three scoreless innings in their first outings of the spring, and Todd Zeile singled and hit a three-run homer against his former team. Charlie Hayes added a two-run shot for the Mets, while Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer and Eric Karros had a two-run double for the Dodgers.
Pirates 5, Phillies 3
At Clearwater, Fla., Jimmy Anderson, in a battle for the final spot in the Pirates' starting rotation, pitched three hitless innings in his first spring start. Pete Rose Jr., a non-roster player in Phillies camp, had an RBI grounder in the seventh following Rob Ducey's leadoff triple. Aramis Ramirez drove in three of Pittsburgh's five runs with two doubles.
Cardinals 2, Expos 1
At Jupiter, Fla., Chad Hutchinson, , a former quarterback at Stanford, allowed one hit in three shutout innings for St. Louis, a broken-bat single by Orlando Cabrera in the third.
Devil Rays (ss) 7, Braves 6
At Kissimmee, Fla., Josh Hamilton doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning after Miguel Cairo was hit by loser Winston Abreu. Braves starter John Smoltz, trying to work on his knuckleball, allowed three runs and five hits in 1 2-3 innings.
Reds (ss) 2, Devil Rays (ss) 1
At St. Petersburg, Fla., Greg Vaughn, whose 45 home runs helped keep Cincinnati in contention for a playoff spot until the final day of the regular season, was 0-for-2 against his former team.
Orioles 7, Marlins 5
At Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Charles Johnson hit a three-run homer and Ryan Minor had a solo shot.
Indians 9, Blue Jays 6
At Toronto, Russell Branyan went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, hitting a three-run homer as the teams finished a two-day trip to SkyDome. Back in Winter Haven, Fla., Indians manager Charlie Manuel was released from a hospital following emergency colon surgery Feb. 28. There's no word on when he'll rejoin the team.
Diamondbacks 6, White Sox 5
At Tucson, Ariz., Greg Colbrunn continued his torrid batting with two more hits, including a home run. Colbrunn, 7-for-11 so far, homered to right-center field in the third inning and singled in the fourth.
Mariners 10, Padres 10, tie
At Peoria, Ariz., Seattle outfielder John Mabry dislocated his right pinkie while unsuccessfully trying to make a diving catch on a Bret Boone drive.
Cubs 8, Brewers 7
At Phoenix, Henry Rodriguez hit a two-run homer and Jeff Huson added a two-run double as Chicago beat Milwaukee. Several players slipped on the wet turf but all avoided injury except Brewers left-hander Ricardo Jordan, who sprained his left ankle.
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