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Spring Training Prospect Tracker: Feb. 28

On Monday, all eyes were on Bryce Harper as he made his Spring Training debut off the bench for the Nationals.  The 18-year-old, who served as the team’s DH, received two at-bats, striking out in both of them.  I was just happy to see him get his hacks in, and could care less that he struck out twice.

Elsewhere, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas both went yard in a 12-11 loss to the Rangers; a game that featured 25 hits, 12 of which went for extra-bases.  Danny Duffy managed to surrender a run without giving up a hit, and fellow left-hander Chris Dwyer was tagged with the loss after allowing a three-run seventh.

But at the end of the day it was Brandon Belt who turned in the day’s best performance, which included an RBI single in the second, and a bases-clearing double in the seventh inning that broke the game open.

1. Bryce Harper, of, Nationals: 0-for-2, 2 K

4. Domonic Brown, of, Phillies: 0-for-4, R, BB, 2 K

8. Eric Hosmer, 1b, Royals: 2-for-2, 2 R, HR, RBI

9. Mike Moustakas, 3b, Royals: 1-for-2, HR, 3 RBI, BB

22. Desmond Jennings, of, Rays: 0-for-1, BB, R

23. Brandon Belt, 1b, Giants: 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 4 RBI

25. Lonnie Chisenhall, 3b, Indians: 0-for-3, BB, 2 K

26. Dee Gordon, ss, Dodgers: 0-for-1

33. Jarrod Parker, rhp, Diamondbacks: 1 IP, 3 BB, K

36. Travis d’Arnaud, c, Blue Jays: 0-for-1

41. Manny Banuelos, lhp, Yankees: 1 IP, 2 K

52. Jose Iglesias, ss, Red Sox: 0-for-1, R

54. Jason Kipnis, 2b, Indians: 1-for-2, HR, RBI, BB

57. Jean Segura, 2b, Angels: 0-for-1

62. Zack Cox, 3b, Cardinals: 0-for-1

64. Devin Mesoraco, c, Reds: 1-for-1

66. Danny Espinosa, ss/2b, Nationals: 1-for-2

68. Danny Duffy, lhp, Royals: 1 IP, ER, 2 BB

71. Jake McGee, lhp, Rays: Loss, 1 IP, 2 H, R (no earned runs)

73. Yonder Alonso, 1b/of, Reds: 1-for-2

74. Jurickson Profar, ss, Rangers: 1-for-2, 2B, RBI

75. Anthony Rizzo, 1b, Padres: 0-for-1

81. Matt Dominguez, 3b, Marlins: 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI

83. Chris Dwyer, lhp, Royals: Loss, 1 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 BB

85. Brent Morel, 3b/ss, White Sox: 0-for-2

91. Chris Carter, 1b/of, Athletics: 0-for-2, BB, 2 errors in LF

94. Jonathan Villar, ss, Astros: 1 IP, H, ER, K

96. Wilson Ramos, c, Nationals: 2-for-2, 2B

98. Austin Romine, c, Yankees: 0-for-1

99. Matt Davidson, 3b, Diamondbacks: 1-for-1, RBI

100. Joe Benson, of, Twins: 0-for-1

Hitter of the Day: Brandon Belt

Pitcher of the Day: Manny Banuelos

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