• Ryan Howard, Domonic Brown and Laynce Nix got hits consecutively against Nationals left-hander Fernando Abad in the fifth inning. It led to two runs.
• Antonio Bastardo, Justin De Fratus and Jake Diekman each threw a scoreless inning. Chad Durbin allowed three runs in one inning.
• Infielder Freddy Galvis played third base Wednesday. The Phillies will play him there a bit more this spring as they try to judge if he is capable of being one of their two utility infielders.
• Team USA never contacted the Phillies about having Howard replace injured first baseman Mark Teixeira on its roster for the World Baseball Classic. Howard played in his 13th Spring Training game in 13 days Wednesday.
• The Phillies announced their broadcasting schedule on Wednesday. Comcast SportsNet will carry 101 games, including the home opener April 5 against Kansas City. PHL17 will carry 45 games, including the season opener April 1 against Atlanta. ESPN has picked up one Sunday game, while FOX will broadcast six Saturday games. All games can be heard on the radio: 1210-AM WPHT and 94 WIP on FM. Games will air in Spanish on WTTM 1680 AM, Monday through Friday. Fans can also access a list of all Phillies Radio Network affiliates on phillies.com.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.