Not sure I’d put it near the top, though.
The Phils played the Yankees this afternoon after news broke that Domonic Brown had been sent to minor league camp. Yankees won 5-3, dropping the Phils to 9-11.
Worley started the game for the Phillies and allowed three runs in the first inning thanks to double, single, double, single by the first four batters he faced. Things got better after that, though, as he followed up the ugly first with five shutout innings. He threw six innings on the day, allowing three runs on seven hits and a walk as his ERA rose to 2.81. He struck out seven.
Herndon pitched the seventh and allowed a run on a single and a double, upping his ERA to 3.00.
Stutes followed Herndon and struck out three, but allowed a run on a double and two singles. His ERA is up to 4.50.
Papelbon got two strikeouts in a 1-2-3 ninth as he dropped his ERA to 1.29.
Erik Kratz homered for the Phils in his only at-bat, his second homer of the season. He’s hitting .389 (7-for-18). Miguel Abreu played three more innings of shortstop, going 1-for-2 with a double at the plate. 2-for-5 in official Spring Training action.
Rollins, Victorino and Wigginton were all 1-for-3. Rollins is hitting .262 while Victorino and Wigginton are both hitting .244.
Nix was 0-for-3 with a strikeout to drop his average to .185. Mayberry 1-for-3 with a strikeout and an RBI.
Galvis started at second and went 0-for-4. His average have dropped to .235 thanks to a 1-for-his-last-12.
Cole Hamels is expected to pitch Saturday as the Phils play the Red Sox.