Alex Gonzalez proved his fitness in the field and at the plate.
The Cincinnati Reds shortstop made an outstanding play in the field and doubled in a run in a 9-6 victory over the club's top minor-leaguers in Dayton.
Gonzalez, who also turned two double plays, missed all of last season with a compression fracture in his left knee and strained his right hamstring in a Grapefruit League game on March 23.
"I'm ready to go," Gonzalez said. "I'm excited to be back in uniform and with my teammates. Monday will be a big day for me."
Gonzalez ranged behind third and made a strong throw to first to take a hit away from one prospect, earning raves from Manager Dusty Baker.
"This guy's one of the best I've seen," Baker said.
Edwin Encarnacion and Jerry Hairston Jr. each hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati, which lost 12-4 to the prospects on Friday night. Johnny Cueto allowed one run and four hits in four innings.
Chris Valaika, the Reds' minor-league player of the year in 2008, hit a three-run homer and Todd Frazier had a two-run shot for the Futures team.
Marlins 1, Blue Jays 1: Anibal Sanchez finished his first healthy spring training in three years on a strong note.
Sanchez threw three scoreless innings as the Marlins tied Toronto in Jupiter, Fla. Florida's No. 4 starter allowed two hits, struck out one and walked one.
Sanchez, who threw a no-hitter as a rookie in 2006, made his 2008 debut on July 31 after recovering from right shoulder surgery. He went 2-5 with a 5.57 ERA.
Yankees 10, Cubs 1: Mark Teixeira homered twice and drove in four runs to lead New York over the lethargic Cubs.
Derek Jeter added a three-run shot and the Bronx Bombers opened their glitzy new ballpark by sweeping a pair of exhibition games from Chicago. They made the $1.5 billion palace look like a Little League band box, hitting seven home runs in two days.
Around the league
Red Sox: Right-hander Clay Buchholz was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket and Boston placed five players on the 15-day disabled list, including right-hander John Smoltz (right shoulder surgery), outfielder Mark Kotsay (right elbow) and shortstop Julio Lugo (right knee surgery).