Phillies sink Tribe with five-run second

Phillies sink Tribe with five-run second

at Clearwater, Fla.
Monday, March 17

Indians at the plate: Pinch-hitter Aaron Herr hit a two-run homer off Phillies starter Chad Durbin and Victor Martinez added a solo shot off Tom Gordon. Jhonny Peralta also doubled and scored on a groundout by Ryan Garko.

Phillies at the plate: Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino and Chase Utley had two hits apiece, with Victorino driving in three. Durbin collected a base hit during a five-run second inning.

Indians on the mound: Starter Cliff Lee surrendered six runs on 11 hits in four innings.

Phillies on the mound: Durbin, vying for the fifth-starter's job, surrendered three runs on four hits.

Grapefruit League records: Phillies (7-12), Indians (9-11). Indians up next: The Indians have their only off-day of the spring Tuesday, though right-hander Fausto Carmona will start for Triple-A Buffalo against Round Rock at Kissimmee, Fla.

Cleveland resumes its Grapefruit League schedule on Wednesday at Port St. Lucie, Fla., when left-hander Aaron Laffey starts against the Mets and right-hander John Maine in a 7:05 p.m. ET game.

Phillies up next: Lefty Cole Hamels faces the Rays on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m. at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., with Fabio Castro and Ryan Madson scheduled to follow. Hamels last pitched in a Minor League game Thursday, and that start was pushed back a day because he the flu.

Ken Mandel is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.