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Cole Hamels struck out five in three innings, scattering an unearned run in a 10-5 win over the Atlanta Braves behind big offensive days from Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, and Ben Revere.
Hamels again looked great and has yet to allow an earned run this Spring. Mike Adams made his first appearance of the Spring, striking out one with great movement on his pitches. The offense, led by two-hit days by Howard, Utley, and Revere put up 10 runs on 13 hits. Howard continued his scorching hot start with a 2-3 day with a double and a homer.
John Mayberry also homered, hoping to keep pressure on Dom Brown and Darin Ruf for playing time in the outfield. Brown went 1-3 with a walk, looking very comfortable at the plate again while Ruf collected his first two hits of the Spring, going 2-3.
Jake Diekman pitched a scoreless fifth and prospect Ethan Martin pitched a scoreless 8th and 9th with a strikeout.
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More positive news out of Clearwater today as the Phillies downed the Atlanta Braves 10-5. On the mound, Cole Hamels was sharp with three strong innings from Cole Hamels where he only allowed one unearned run. Offensively the Phillies saw continued offensive progress from Ryan Howard as he belted his...
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Ryan Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
Howard put the Phillies ahead with an RBI double in the first against loser Paul Maholm. Howard, who didn't play until July last year while recovering from a torn left Achilles tendon...
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- This year already is going a lot better for Ryan Howard than 2012 did.
Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
Howard put the Phillies ahead with an RBI double in the first against loser Paul Maholm.
When Roy Halladay arrived in Philadelphia, he was a man of mystery, in a sense. Many understood he was the best pitcher in the game and had seen him play, albeit very little, as he was tucked away in the bowels of the AL East, tossing complete games left and right for a Blue Jays team that struggled to find average behind the Red Sox and Yankees, and more recently...
The Philadelphia Phillies dropped a game today in Dunedin 11-6 to the Toronto Blue Jays. Ryan Howard homered as the offense continued to look good. Cliff Lee gave up 3 runs in 3 innings but said he felt good. The bullpen struggled.
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The Phils took a quick lead in the first, and this time held on to it, as they defeat the Braves, 10-5.
The Phils took the lead in the first as, with runners on the corners, and with one man out, Ryan Howard hits an RBI double, knocking in Ben Revere, who had started off the Phils’ half of the first with a walk, moved up to second base on Jimmy Rollins’ ground out, 6-3, then...
We all know the favorties to win the National League Cy Young award this season: Clayton Kershaw, Stephen Strasburg, Cole Hamels, Matt Cain and...
The Phillies and the Braves will meet today for the first time this spring. It's not that big of a deal, being that it is only spring training, but it will also showcase how two of the top three teams in the NL East will bare against each other headed...
Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies
Time: 1:05 pm
Brighthouse Field– Clearwater, FL
Weather: 72, Partly Cloudy
TV: The Comcast Network
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Cole Hamels will get the first crack at division rivals Atlanta today in Clearwater. Ethan Martin, Jonathan Pettibone, and Jake Diekman are scheduled to follow.
Line-up notes: Ben Revere is again leading off...
Ryan Howard hit a two-run homer off R.A. Dickey, but Jose Reyes and the Toronto Blue Jays touched up Cliff Lee in an 11-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
Reyes and Melky Cabrera each doubled and Edwin Encarnacion had an RBI single in a two-run first inning off the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner. Lee allowed five hits, including Emilio Bonifacio's solo shot...
*Jonathan Papelbon is having a terrible spring- 1.2 IP, 8 R, 7 H, 3 BB, 43.20 ERA, 6.00 WHIP. *Ryan Howard is locked in, hitting .444/1.254, with 3 doubles, a homerun, 5 RBI, and only 4 K in 18 AB.*Dom Brown is making a strong bid for one of the corner outfield spots, hitting .385/1.523, with 2 homeruns, and 6 walks.*The catching situation seems rather bleak. Outside of Carlos...
Tyler Cloyd gave up six earned, affording the Blue Jays a lead which they never relinquished, as the Phils lose 11-6.
The Phillies put up a good effort against the reigning NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey, plating three in the first. Two off those came off Ryan Howard’s second homer of the Spring. Howard is now hitting .429 for the Spring. Both Chooch and Erik Kratz hit...