PHILLIES 3, TWINS 2
at Fort Myers, Fla.
Friday, March 21
Phillies at the plate:
Shane Victorino, Gregg Dobbs, and So Taguchi each had a hit, with Victorino knocking an RBI triple to right in the third. Taguchi also had an RBI. Carlos Ruiz drove in the deciding run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly.
Twins at the plate:
Michael Cuddyer went
3-for-3 with two RBIs. Denard Span ripped a single to center leading off the game.
Phillies on the mound:
In his fourth Spring Training start, Adam Eaton went 5 1/3 innings and allowed one run on four hits while striking out four. J.C. Romero relieved Eaton and allowed one run in his 1 2/3 innings of work.
Twins on the mound:
In his fifth Spring Training start, Livan Hernandez went five innings and allowed two runs on three hits and one walk while striking out six.
Grapefruit League records:
Phillies 10-13; Twins 12-10.
Up next for the Phillies:
The Phillies host the Tigers on Saturday at Bright House Networks Field at 1:05 p.m. ET. Right-hander Chad Durbin gets the start for Philadelphia, with lefty Kenny Rogers scheduled to start for Detroit.
Up next for the Twins:
The Twins travel to Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday to face the Cardinals. Right-hander Boof Bonser is scheduled to start, with Kyle Lohse getting the call for the Cards. Game time is set for 12:05 p.m. CT.
Maureen Mullen is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.