Sunday, July 5, 2015

Grape 4: Yankees at Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater High School, located a few miles down the road from Bright House Field, nicknames its sports teams the Tornadoes. That never made sense to me until this morning, when I checked the local weather forecast and found just about the entire gulf side of Florida is under a tornado watch until 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Grape 4: Yankees at Phillies

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Rich Dubee said Kyle Kendrick had shown signs of progress but never sustained it. Without security, there was always a fear of demotion. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
Rich Dubee said Kyle Kendrick had shown signs of progress but never sustained it. Without security, there was always a fear of demotion. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater High School, located a few miles down the road from Bright House Field, nicknames its sports teams the Tornadoes. That never made sense to me until this morning, when I checked the local weather forecast and found just about the entire gulf side of Florida is under a tornado watch until 3 p.m. Tuesday.

There is baseball scheduled for 1 p.m. with the Yankees making the short drive over the Courtney Campbell Causeway. Let's hope they fit it in.

Here is your daily skinny on the day's Grapefruit League action...

PHILLIES (0-2-1)
1. Jimmy Rollins 6
2. Ben Revere 8
3. Chase Utley 4
4. Ryan Howard 3
5. Michael Young 0
6. Domonic Brown 7
7. Laynce Nix 9
8. Cody Asche 5
9. Steven Lerud 2

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Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick, Aaron Cook, Chad Durbin, Zach Miner and Jeremy Horst

YANKEES (1-2)
1. Eduardo Nunez 6
2. Ichiro 9
3. Robinson Cano 4
4. Mark Teixeira 3
5. Travis Hafner 0
6. Matt Diaz 7
7. Melky Mesa 8
8. Bobby Wilson 2
9. Addison Maruszak 5

Pitchers: Jose Ramirez, Joba Chamberlain, David Robertson

First pitch: 1:05 p.m.
TV: TCN
Radio: None

In Tuesday's Inquirer: The talk inside a veteran Phillies clubhouse is change. Cliff Lee is exempt from that. ... Phil Sheridan arrives in Clearwater and believes Charlie Manuel should treat his lineup differently in the wake of a .500 season. ... In the notes, it was a rough day for two Phillies relievers.

Wednesday: Phillies at Twins (John Lannan vs. Kevin Correia) in Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m.


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