Phillies

Hamels Throws 5 Strong Innings, Phillies Beat Astros 7-1

(credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

(credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Phillies
Upcoming Games

Buy Phillies Tickets Full Schedule
Monday Apr 6
vs. Red Sox
Wednesday Apr 8
vs. Red Sox
Thursday Apr 9
vs. Red Sox
Phillies Central
Shop for Phillies Gear
Buy Phillies Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels gave up one hit in five innings and Laynce Nix homered for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

Hamels retired 14 straight batters after giving up a leadoff double to Tyler Greene in the first inning.

Brandon Laird was the only other batter to reach against Hamels, drawing a two-out walk in the fifth.

Greene scored Houston’s run on a groundball. Hamels struck out one in his fourth spring start.

Freddy Galvis had three straight hits for the Phillies and Erik Kratz hit a two-run triple off Jarred Cosart. Astros starter Brad Peacock worked three shutout innings.

Phillies left fielder Darin Ruf left in the sixth after being hit on his left arm by a pitch from Cosart.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

SPORTS PHOTO GALLERIES

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 35,099 other followers