2013 Spring Training Game Day: Phillies v. Braves

Posted by Ian Riccaboni, Fri, March 22, 2013 12:00 PM | Comments: 3
2013 Spring Training

http://wrcb.images.worldnow.com/images/259547_G.gifAtlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies

Time: 1:05 pm

Bright House Field – Clearwater, FL

Weather: 72, 20% chance of showers

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The Phillies tangle with the Braves the day after losing 6-1 in a rare Spring training night game with the Red Sox. Adam Morgan will take the hill for the varsity squad and Jermaine Mitchell, in center, and Freddy Galvis, at third, get an extra chance to show they deserve to make the Phillies this afternoon.


1. Mitchell – CF

2. Betancourt – SS

3. Utley – 2B

4. Howard – 1B

5. Brown – RF

6. Ruf – LF

7. Nix – DH

8. Kratz – C

9. Galvis – 3B

Go Phillies!

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  • Posts: 0 Ken Bland

    Phils pitchers today (scheduled)

    Adam Morgan, Chad Durbin, Raul Valdes, Zach Miner, Jonathan Papelbo.

    The Braves named Hudson as their OD starter.

  • Posts: 0 Ken Bland

    Looks like Yuni Bettancourt might have a little competition on the open market if the Phils don’t add him to the 25 man either by or on Sunday.

    The everpopular Wilson Valdez was released by the Giants. If Valdez gets another job, Bettancourt should,

  • Posts: 0 Ken Bland

    Pretty routine at bats for Howard and Brown off thge lefty Maholm in the first. RyHo going the other way on a first pitch opposite feild ppop single, and Brown goes 0-2 on a couple curves before grounding to Freeman.

    This could be a challenging afternoon. McCarhy’s on assignment, meaning he’s actually working, I guess, and after one inning of Sarge hyperventilating, I’m hard pressed to decide if this might not be worse than 4 quarters of either King Hill or Mike Boryla with him “working” all 9 innings.

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