Indians 5, Padres 4 Padres 6, Indians 0
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) _ Bruce Hurst pitched six innings of three-hit ball and earned his first spring victory as the San Diego Padres blanked the Cleveland Indians 6-0 on Friday in the second game of a doubleheader.
Charles Nagy scattered five hits in six innings as Cleveland beat San Diego 5-4 in the first game, the makeup of Thursday night’s rainout.
Hurst (1-2) lowered his ERA from 7.88 to 5.73. He faced two batters over the minimum, struck out six and walked one. Hurst allowed bunt singles by Ken Lofton and Carlos Baerga in the fourth inning and another single by Lofton in the sixth.
The Padres scored all their runs in the fourth inning off Jack Armstrong. Benito Santiago hit a three-run home run, his first of the spring, and Tony Fernandez hit a two-run triple.
The Indians roughed up Greg Harris (0-4) in the first game. Harris allowed four runs on eight hits in six innings, three of them in the second when Beau Allred and Mike Aldrette hit consecutive doubles followed by Tony Perezchica’s triple.
With Cleveland leading 5-2 in the ninth, the Padres’ Steve Pegues hit a two-run homer off reliever Shawn Hillegas, who worked the ninth for his second save.