Spring roundup: Red Sox close spring with win over Cubs

Hector Velazquez tossed four scoreless innings and earned his third win of the exhibition season as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 in the final day of spring training action at Scottsdale, Ariz.

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez had two hits, including an RBI single in a two-run fourth, and Jantzen Witte added a solo home run in the seventh as Boston finished spring at 22-9.

Velazquez scattered three hits and a walk while issuing one strikeout to finish an up-and-down spring, in which he finished 3-0 with a 5.94 ERA.

Mark Zagunis had an RBI single and later scored in the eighth inning as the Cubs pulled within 3-2, but Chicago failed to tie up the game in the final frame.

Other results from Monday's spring training games:

Astros 8, Brewers 1

Carlos Correa hit a first-inning grand slam as the defending World Series champions crushed Milwaukee at Houston. Nick Franklin had one of the Brewers' four hits and drove in their lone run with a single in the seventh inning.

Tigers 2, Rays 1

Cam Gibson hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning to lead Detroit to a win at Tampa Bay. Jacob Faria threw six scoreless innings for the Rays, striking out five before exiting with a no-decision.

Pirates 5, Phillies 5

Pittsburgh scored four in the top of the first inning and Philadelphia answered with a four-run fifth as the teams played to a tie at Clearwater, Fla. Adrian Valerio hit a game-tying homer in the top of the ninth for the Pirates.

Mariners 5, Rockies 3

Daniel Vogelbach had two hits, including a three-run homer in the top of the eighth, as Seattle topped Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz. DJ LeMahieu had two doubles and drove in one run for the Rockies.

Indians 3, Diamondbacks 3

Trevor Bauer struck out seven in five innings, and Mike Napoli added a sixth inning solo shot as Cleveland played host Arizona to a draw at Chase Field. The Diamonds tied the game in the bottom of the ninth on an RBI single from Drew Ellis and a fielder's choice groundout from Kristopher Negron.

Twins 3, Nationals 1

Ehire Adrianza homered in the seventh and Minnesota added two runs in the ninth to beat Washington at Nationals Park. Gio Gonzalez threw three scoreless innings for the Nats, who were limited to two hits in the loss.

--Field Level Media