DEVIL RAYS 3, TIGERS 2:
Pablo Ortega (2-5) won his second straight and lowered his ERA to 1.52 in a Gulf Coast League game at Lakeland on Friday. Ortega struck out seven in seven innings, giving him 55 strikeouts in 53 IP. He has walked just five batters. Alex Sanchez went 2-for-4, extending his hitting streak to 10 games (15-for-43, .349). The Rays have won two straight and 3 of 4.
LATE THURSDAY: BUTTE 13, OGDEN 6:
Matt Quatraro had four hits, Matt Kastelic and Tyler Bain each had three, and Mike DeCelle had two hits and two RBI as the visiting Copper Kings (16-19) ripped the Raptors. Jared Verrall drove in three runs and Mike King two for Butte. Shawn Stutz (2-3) got the victory in relief for the Copper Kings, who have won two straight and 3 of 4.
TODAY: GCL Devil Rays vs. Yankees at Tampa, noon; Helena at Butte, 9 p.m.