Monday, December 22, 2014

Phillies vs. Phillies, as it happens

The Phillies divided the roster for a scrimmage this afternoon. Grab play-by-play updates here.

Phillies vs. Phillies, as it happens

(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Phillies divided the roster for a scrimmage this afternoon. There is a decent crowd to watch at Bright House Field. (Hey, admission was free!)

You can see the lineups here. Jesse Biddle and Shawn Camp are starting. The game is not expected to last longer than six innings. The teams are managed by minor-league staffers Chris Truby and Andy Abad.

Keep refreshing this page for play-by-play updates. The game starts at noon.

TOP OF THE FIRST
Jesse Biddle pitching.
Ben Revere singles up the middle.
Carlos Ruiz walks. Revere to second.
Ben Revere steals third. Carlos Ruiz steals second.
Domonic Brown singles to left. Revere scores. Ruiz to third.
Ryan Howard singles to right. Ruiz scores. Brown to third.
Marlon Byrd strikes out looking.
Cody Asche strikes out swinging.
Biddle reaches pitch limit.

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BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Shawn Camp pitching.
Tony Gwynn Jr. grounds out to the pitcher.
Jimmy Rollins pops out to third base in foul territory.
Chase Utley reaches on an error by Ryan Howard.
Darin Ruf grounds out to third base.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Jesse Biddle pitching.
Kevin Frandsen singles up the middle.
Freddy Galvis doubles to right. Frandsen to third.
Leandro Castro grounds out to second. Frandsen scores. Galvis to third.
Ben Revere flies out to left.
Carlos Ruiz flies out to left.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
David Buchanan pitching.
Bobby Abreu singles up the middle.
John Mayberry Jr. strikes out swinging.
Maikel Franco strikes out looking.
Clete Thomas strikes out looking.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Cesar Jimenez pitching.
Domonic Brown strikes out looking.
Ryan Howard homers to center.
Marlon Byrd singles to center.
Cody Asche flies out to center.
Kevin Frandsen pops out to shortstop.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
David Buchanan pitching.
Wil Nieves pops out to second.
Tony Gwynn Jr. flies out to right.
Jimmy Rollins grounds out to second.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Kenny Giles pitching.
Ronny Cedeno replaces Jimmy Rollins at shortstop.
Cameron Rupp replaces Wil Nieves at catcher.
Freddy Galvis doubles to right.
Leandro Castro singles to center. Galvis scores.
Ben Revere pops out to third base on a bunt attempt.
Carlos Ruiz singles to left. Castro to second.
Sebastian Valle pinch-hits for Domonic Brown.
Sebastian Valle pops out to first base in foul territory.
Reid Brignac pinch-hits for Ryan Howard.
Reid Brignac singles to right. Castro scores. Ruiz to third.
Kelly Dugan pinch-hits for Marlon Byrd.
Kelly Dugan pops out to second.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Justin De Fratus pitching.
Lou Marson catching. Kevin Frandsen at first base. Reid Brignac at second base. Andres Blanco at shortstop. Kelly Dugan in right field. Leandro Castro in left field.

Chase Utley flies out to deep center.
Matt Gelb goes downstairs to talk to ballplayers.

The Phillies won, 7-2. (They lost, 7-2, if you're a pessimist.)


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