Jerry Reuss hit a three-run homer and pitched three scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Korean Samsung Lions, 7-0, in their spring exhibition opener in Vero Beach, Fla.
It was the first-ever game between a U.S. professional team and a team from the Korean Professional League. The Lions have been sharing the Dodgers' spring training complex.
Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth, former commissioner Bowie Kuhn and Korean Commissioner Gen. Jyong Chul Suh watched.
In Mesa, Ariz., catcher Jody Davis singled in the winning run in the seventh inning as the NL East champion Chicago Cubs beat Milwaukee, 3-2.
Trailing, 2-1, going into the bottom of the seventh, Cubs rookie third baseman Tony Woods doubled to drive in pinch runner Chico Walker with the tying run. Keith Moreland had led off the inning with a single to right before Walker ran for him.
Davis scored Woods in from second before a record crowd of 7,832 fans at HoHoKam Park.
Reliever Lee Smith, who entered the game in the seventh inning, was the winner. Tom Tellman lost it.
Rick Sutcliffe started for the Cubs, pitching three innings and allowing one unearned run.
"I was a little nervous," Sutcliffe said. "We've been waiting to get back out there for five months."
Veteran right-hander Steve Rogers, who was 6-15 last season, threw three shutout innings yesterday in West Palm Beach, Fla., as the Montreal Expos beat the Atlanta Braves, 4-0.
He allowed two hits and had two strikeouts, then Tim Burke, Dick Grapenthin and Jack O'Connor finished the shutout. Mike Fitzgerald, the catcher obtained in the deal that sent Gary Carter to the Mets, had an RBI single. Max Venable had two RBI and shortstop Rene Gonzales an RBI double.