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Philadelphia at Tampa Bay

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Final 10th
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W: B. Gomes (1-0) L: J. Johnson (0-1)
HR: PHI - None   TB - S. Duncan (3),S. Vogt (1)

Rays 3, Phillies 1(10)

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - John Lannan didn't really want to talk about last season. He has answered some of the questions before and professional athletes are loath to look back.

But when the Philadelphia left-hander was asked to elaborate about his final season with the Washington Nationals, Lannan couldn't hide his frustration. He said the experience changed him.

He, in turn, changed teams. And he took the mound Friday for the Phillies. Expected to earn a spot in the rotation, Lannan turned in a fine effort, throwing five shutout innings, while walking one and allowing two hits. Long after Lannan exited, Tampa Bay's Stephen Vogt hit a two-run home run with two out in the 10th inning off Jay Johnson to give the Rays a 3-1 victory over the Phillies on Friday.

Vogt, a 28-year old catcher/utility player who has been in the Rays' organization since they drafted him out of Azusa Pacific (Calif.), finally saw action with the major league club last year. But after 27 plate appearances, he's still looking for his first hit in a regular-season game.

"It's pretty cool," Vogt said. "Whether it's spring training or pickup baseball or a regular-season game, hitting a walkoff is the most exciting play in baseball."

Vogt's late blast overshadowed a solid overall performance from the Phillies' pitching staff, paced by Lannan.

"This spring is not over yet," he said. "A lot of things can happen. I mean (Nationals manager) Davey (Johnson) came out last year and said I was his guy and I obviously wasn't. So until I am pitching on whatever day, I'll talk to you about it then. Right now, I'm not."

Lannan, a regular in the Nationals' rotation for the previous four years, couldn't find a spot in 2012. He spent the majority of the season in Triple-A, all the while collecting a major league salary of $5 million.

"I have always had a chip on my shoulder, but to be told you are not good enough is kind of hard to take," said Lannan, who did go 4-1 in limited innings late last season. "They just thought they had better guys than me is what it came down to."

Lannan's counterpart Friday, Matt Moore, isn't fighting for a job this spring. He's considered a future star. Early this spring, Moore has been fighting his command. But Moore pitched five strong innings for Tampa Bay, striking out seven while allowing three hits and walking a pair. His only run allowed was unearned, though it came following his errant pick-off throw in the second inning.

"It was better. It's still not the finished product," Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "He was better, but there is still another level of him like we've seen in the past."

 
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Players of the Game
Tampa Bay

S. Vogt
AB 2
R 1
H 1
HR 1
RBI 2
Philadelphia

J. Lannan
IP 5.0
H 2
ER 0
BB 1
K 4
 

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Philadelphia Phillies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ben Revere, CF3010000 .340
    Ender Inciarte, CF1000010 .278
Kevin Frandsen, 2B4010021 .317
Michael Young, 3B3000001 .295
    Yuniesky Betancourt, 3B1000000 .367
Domonic Brown, RF3110000 .367
    Pete Orr, RF1000000 .250
Darin Ruf, LF3000011 .195
    Jermaine Mitchell, LF1000010 .455
Carlos Ruiz, C3011110 .278
John Mayberry Jr., 1B4000022 .240
Josh Fields, DH2000120 .192
Freddy Galvis, SS3000022 .265
Totals32141212  
Batting
RBI - Carlos Ruiz (6)
CS - Ben Revere (2, 2nd base by Moore/Lobaton)
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
DP - Frandsen-Galvis-Mayberry
Philadelphia Phillies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
John Lannan 5200140 3.21
Justin De Fratus (BS,1) 2311101 6.00
Jeremy Horst 1000010 8.64
Antonio Bastardo 1000110 3.18
Jay Johnson (L,0-1) 0.2122111 27.00
Pitches-Strikes - John Lannan 28-24, Justin De Fratus 12-8, Jeremy Horst 5-5, Antonio Bastardo 10-5, Jay Johnson 11-6
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - John Lannan 7-3, Justin De Fratus 2-3, Jeremy Horst 2-0, Antonio Bastardo 2-0
Batters Faced - John Lannan 17, Justin De Fratus 9, Jeremy Horst 3, Antonio Bastardo 4, Jay Johnson 4
Tampa Bay Rays
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Desmond Jennings, CF3010001 .346
    Stephen Vogt, C2112010 .280
Yunel Escobar, SS3010001 .281
    Jason Bourgeois, CF1000000 .333
Evan Longoria, 3B3020001 .429
    Hak-Ju Lee, SS0000100 .176
Shelley Duncan, DH3111001 .194
   a- Jack Cust, PH-DH1000011 .167
Ryan Roberts, 1B3000021 .194
    Mike Fontenot, 2B1000001 .233
Kelly Johnson, 2B3000010 .161
    Chris Gimenez, 1B1000001 .407
Sean Rodriguez, LF2000100 .152
    Leslie Anderson, LF1000000 .378
Wil Myers, RF4000021 .265
Jose Lobaton, C1000100 .182
    Cole Figueroa, 3B1000100 .364
    Rich Thompson, PR0100000 .286
Totals3336347  
a-struck out for Duncan in the 9th
Batting
HR - Stephen Vogt (1, Johnson), Shelley Duncan (3, De Fratus)
RBI - Stephen Vogt 2 (4), Shelley Duncan (6)
2-OUT RBI - Stephen Vogt 2 (2)
SB - Mike Fontenot (2, 2nd base off Bastardo/Ruiz)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
DP - Wright-Johnson-Roberts
E - Matt Moore (1, Throwing)
Tampa Bay Rays
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matt Moore 5310270 4.97
Jamey Wright 1100000 4.50
Kyle Farnsworth 1000000 0.00
Joel Peralta 1000020 0.00
Brandon Gomes (W,1-0) 2000030 0.00
WP - Matt Moore (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Matt Moore 40-31, Jamey Wright 3-3, Kyle Farnsworth 3-3, Joel Peralta 7-7, Brandon Gomes 12-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Matt Moore 4-3, Jamey Wright 2-0, Joel Peralta 1-0, Brandon Gomes 1-2
Batters Faced - Matt Moore 19, Jamey Wright 3, Kyle Farnsworth 3, Joel Peralta 3, Brandon Gomes 6
Game Information
Attendance - 6368
Game Time - 2:39
Temperature - 67
Umpires - Home - Chad Fairchild, First Base - Chad Whitson, Second Base - Kolin Kline, Third Base - Marcus Pattillo