Kevin Frandsen had two hits including a home run against the Rays this afternoon as the Phils fell 3-2. Kendrick started the game and allowed three runs in the bottom of the third on a single, a walk and a pair of RBI-doubles. Michael Young drove in the other run for the Phillies with a first-inning single.
Tampa Bay starter David Price allowed a pair of runs over four innings. After he left, the Rays bullpen threw five scoreless frames in which they allowed two singles and didn’t walk a batter.
The Phillie pen was pretty good itsownself, tossing four shutout innings.
Frandsen started at second for the Phils and hit his second spring home run. 2-for-3 in the game. 385/407/808.
Galvis had another extra-base hit, his fifth of the spring. 1-for-4 with a double. He struck out once and has ten strikeouts in 31 at-bats.
Ruf’s offensive numbers continue to improve. He was 1-for-3 with a double to raise his average to .200.
Michael Young is pounding the ball. 2-for-3 with a pair of singles ups his line to 344/382/469.
Brown had two more hits, going 2-for-3 with a caught stealing. 424/525/758.
Martinez 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and Mayberry 0-for-3 to drop his average to .250.
Kendrick started the game for the Phillies and allowed three runs over four innings on five hits and walk. All three of the runs scored in the third as he allowed a walk, a single and a pair of doubles. His ERA dropped to 9.00 with the start. He’s allowed 12 hits in eight innings (two walks give him 14 hits plus walks over eight frames or a 1.75 ratio).
Stutes pitched the fifth and had a very good outing, throwing a 1-2-3 inning and striking out two to drop his spring ERA to 6.00 after four appearances.
Mike Adams allowed one single in a scoreless sixth. He’s allowed two hits and no walks in three scoreless innings over three appearances so far.
Aaron Cook allowed a leadoff walk in the seventh, but got the next three to keep the Rays off the board. He also threw a scoreless eighth, allowing one single. Two scoreless innings drops his spring ERA to 3.38.
The Phillies play the Rays again tomorrow.