Iglesias pleased with debut for Reds in 10-2 loss to Angels


TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Raisel Iglesias gave up a run in one inning in his delayed spring debut for the Cincinnati Reds in a 10-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday

Iglesias’ first big league season ended early with shoulder weakness and the 26-year-old Cuban was brought along slowly in camp as he worked on a flexibility program.

Cliff Pennington lined the right-hander’s first pitch up the middle for a single and Daniel Nava then singled to center. A double play followed and Iglesias struck out C.J. Cron with a slider on his final pitch.

Cron had a two-run single and Johnny Giavotella a two-run triple off Reds righty Jumbo Diaz in a six-run fifth.

Angels prospect Nate Smith, subbing for injured starter Jered Weaver, gave up Eugenio Suarez’s RBI single and a walk in two innings.

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and most of the other Angels regulars didn’t play.

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