Hunter has 4 hits in Tigers' 12-6 win over Nats
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 02:37:51 GMT —
Torii Hunter was 4 for 4 and the Detroit Tigers had 22 hits in a 12-6 win over Washington on Friday.
Nick Castellanos, Detroit's first-round draft pick in 2010, had three hits and drove in two runs to extend his Grapefruit League-leading RBIs total to 15.
Washington starter Taylor Jordan, competing for the Nationals' fifth starting spot, allowed seven hits and four runs in three innings, with five of the hits and all four runs coming in the third.
Ian Kinsler and Austin Jackson each had doubles in the inning, and Hunter singled home a run. Victor Martinez, making his second spring start at first base, also singled home a run.
Detroit starter Rick Porcello allowed seven hits and five runs in four-plus innings.
Nationals right fielder Nate McLouth and first baseman Tyler Moore each had two hits for the Nationals.