Daily Archives: March 21, 2016

2016 Spring Training, March 21st

The Phillies traveled to Lakeland’s Joker Marchant Stadium Monday to take on Detroit Tigers.  Aaron Nola gave up one run in 6.0, 2-hit innings and the Phillies won 4-3.  They only managed 3 hits, but 8 walks and a Cedric Hunter 2-run home run paved the way to a   4-1 lead in the top of the seventh inning.  The bullpen managed to hold on for the win.

With the Phillies on the road, there was a larger than normal crowd at the Carpenter Complex.   Continue reading 2016 Spring Training, March 21st

2016 Spring Training, March 20th

While the Phillies were beating the Astros in Bright House Field, several pitchers who missed facing live hitters due to Saturday’s cancellation got their work pitching for Groups 3 and 4 against the Pirates.  This was to the chagrin of most observers who would rather that the young pitchers in the organization not lose 6-7 innings to pitchers who are likely to be released or end up in Lehigh Valley.
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