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Rockies spring training recap: Cal Quantrill serves up four homers, Alan Trejo hits third homer

Reds 6, Rockies 2
At Goodyear Ballpark

On the mound: Cal Quantrill, pegged to start Friday against Arizona in Colorado’s second game of the regular season, had a rough Cactus League finale. The right-hander was dinged for four homers in 4 2/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and six runs overall. Two of the homers were wind-blown and the Reds dumped in a couple of bloop hits. Quantrill walked two and struck out two. Manager Bud Black said he wasn’t concerned about the right-hander’s off day. Quantrill finished with a 5.28 ERA but said that he had a strong spring and improved the command of his split-finger changeup. … Tyler Kinley (3.68 ERA) and Jake Bird (3.38) tossed a spotless inning in relief. Both right-handers have had excellent springs.

At the plate: Colorado was limited to six hits, and both of its runs came on a two-run home run by Alan Trejo in the fifth inning. It was the utility infielder’s third homer of spring and boosted his chance of making the 26-man roster. Trejo, who came to camp as a non-roster invitee, has hit .270, and played second, third and shortstop. … Starting shortstop Ezequiel Tovar hit a first-inning triple, and five of the Rockies’ six hits went for extra bases, including doubles by Charlie Blackmon, Benny Montgomery and Elehuris Montero.

Prospect watch: Greg Jones, acquired in a trade from Tampa Bay on Thursday, made his Rockies debut, going 0 for 3 with two strikeouts. He started in center field.

Up next: White Sox at Rockies, 1:10 p.m. Sunday (2:10 p.m. MDT)

Rockies probable pitchers: LHP Austin Gomber, RHP Nick Mears, LHP Evan Justice, RHP Victor Vodnik.

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