Boesch hits 1 of Reds' 5 homers in win over Giants

Ross D. Franklin/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell is unable to catch a short fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd during the third inning of a spring training baseball game Monday

GOODYEAR — Brennan Boesch hit his third home run of the spring, connecting against Sergio Romo in the Cincinnati Reds' 10-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday.

Boesch, who signed with the Reds after playing in the minor leagues last season, is trying to win the job of fourth outfielder in Cincinnati.

Romo, who re-signed with the Giants after testing free agency, made his first appearance of the spring after he recovered from a sore shoulder.

Rasiel Iglesias and Paul Maholm, who are in the mix for two openings in the Reds' starting rotation, started.

Iglesias pitched 2 2-3 hitless innings. Maholm gave up a two-run home run to Joaquin Arias.

Jay Bruce and Skip Schumaker went deep against Kyle Crick with two-run homers. Former Giant prospect Chris Dominguez homered off Adalbeto Mejia.

Chris Stratton, most likely headed to Triple-A, started in place of Tim Lincecum, who has a stiff neck.

Cincinnati RedsMLBSan Francisco Giantsspring training

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

SF officer involved in shooting death of homeless man quit while facing discipline, landed new job in Antioch

An officer who faced discipline for needlessly escalating a confrontation that led… Continue reading

Thousands flood Mission District for youth-led George Floyd protest

As civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd continued Wednesday in… Continue reading

Vallejo police officer kills SF man after mistaking hammer for gun

A Vallejo police officer fatally shot a man suspected of looting who… Continue reading

Breed closes nearly $250M budget deficit in current fiscal year

Cuts include street repaving, firefighting hose tender trucks, childcare subsidies

DA drops charges against man seen in video of officer using knee restraint

Footage leads to calls for SF police to explicity ban move used in death of George Floyd

Most Read