Wieters Knocks In 5, Orioles Beat Phillies 12-3

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Matt Wieters homered and drove in five runs, Conor Jackson connected twice and the Baltimore Orioles beat a Philadelphia Phillies split squad 12-3 on Sunday.

Wieters hit a three-run shot and Jackson followed with his first homer off Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick in the first inning.

Baltimore scored seven runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Wieters, a three-run homer by Jackson and a two-run drive by non-roster outfielder Jason Pridie.

Kendrick allowed four runs and four hits in two innings.

Chris Tillman started for the Orioles and allowed Michael Young’s two-run homer. He pitched 2 2-3 innings.

In his first appearance of the spring, Miguel Gonzalez tossed two scoreless innings for Baltimore.

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