Andrew McCutchen got buzzed by Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon as a Sunday exhibition suddenly turned testy before the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Philadelphia 5-0.
Today’s Phillies game in Clearwater ended in a 2-2 tie.
Domonic Brown and Carlos Ruiz each had RBI singles for the Phillies while bench hopeful Darin Ruf had a pair of RBIs.
The Phillies lost to the Blue Jays, 7-5.
As the temperatures get back to frigid in Philadelphia this week, the Phillies will officially begin their Grapefruit League schedule in Florida.
“I feel like I can play 162 games,” Ryan Howard said. “My whole offseason was dedicated to trying to play all 162 games plus trying to make it to the playoffs.”
The Phillies beat the Pirates, 5-0 in Grapefruit League action.
The Phillies lost to the Tigers, 10-1 in a Monday afternoon Spring Training game.
The Phillies have announced their 2013 Spring Training schedule.
Cliff Lee allowed one run over four innings in his final Grapefruit League start, and the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves played to a 7-7 tie in nine innings on Sunday.
He’s such a likeable guy, has lots of charisma. Still, from the very start of spring training you could see he was in pain. The huge ice pack he wore daily like a uniform.
Alex Rodriguez homered on the first pitch he saw from Roy Halladay and later added an RBI double and single Sunday that sent the New York Yankees past the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4.
Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run over two innings in his first spring training start to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.