Hiroki Kuroda pitched five innings of one-run ball against the Marlins. He still has a few more starts to go this Spring. If he pitches well in those, then he will be a quality sleeper. More interesting were the three shutout innings thrown by 19-year-old phenom, Clayton Kershaw.
Philip Humber got the start against the A-team of the Baltimore Orioles. In three innings of work, he allowed five hits and two runs. Like kuroda, Humbers final few starts in Spring will give a better idea of whether he will begin to pay dividends for the Twins on their Johan Santana trade. In a similar vein, Carlos Gomez stole two bases and has eight this Spring.
Justin Maxwell started in LF for the Nationals and hit a HR and walked twice. He is a 24-year-old outfielder who broke through last season. Here is what Baseball America wrote about him: