Cozart homers as Reds beat Mariners 5-3 in spring game
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Zack Cozart and Jake Cave hit back-to-back home runs, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 spring win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Cozart connected for a two-run shot against Nathan Karns with two out in the third inning. Cave followed with a drive to right-center.
Seattle right fielder Nelson Cruz went 0 for 3 and is hitless in 13 Cactus League at-bats. Cruz was second in the American League last season with 44 home runs.
Anthony DeSclafani pitched four innings for Cincinnati and was charged with two runs and three hits.
Seattle left fielder Nori Aoki went 2 for 2 with a walk.