Tampa Bay at Philadelphia

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Tampa Bay (15-15)001000000131
Philadelphia (13-15) «00004501x10130

Phillies 10, Rays 1

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Freddy Galvis made a neat impression in a new spot.

Galvis homered and drove in three runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1 Tuesday.

Galvis, who hadn't played an inning in the outfield in six professional seasons, made his first start of spring training in left field, a position where the Phillies do not have a set opening-day starter.

Usually a shortstop, the 23-year-old Galvis hit his third spring homer, a two-run shot off Tampa starter Robert Hernandez in the fifth inning. An inning later, Galvis hit an RBI single off Hernandez in a five-run sixth.

Galvis is hitting .300 this spring and is tied with Ryan Howard for the team lead with 12 extra-base hits.

"He uses the whole field," said Philadelphia third base coach Ryne Sandberg, who managed the team with Charlie Manuel out for dental work. "He's line-to-line, uses the gaps, can go down the third base line, pull it down the first base line. He's a switch hitter, and both ways he hits, he uses the whole field. A guy like that is tough to defend. He finds the gaps."

Domonic Brown doubled twice and singled for the Phillies. Howard and Humberto Quintero each had two hits.

Hernandez allowed nine runs and 11 hits in six innings.

"I thought Roberto threw the ball well actually today," Tampa manager Joe Maddon said. "A lot of the damage was done by the ball on the ground. They hit a couple balls in the air, but most of it was on the ground. I thought he had good stuff, so I was not displeased with any of that."

Hernandez is competing for the fifth spot in the Rays' rotation with Jeff Niemann, who starts on Wednesday.

"We're going to wait until tomorrow to get that all done," Maddon said. "The numbers don't look good, but I don't think it was that bad based on the ball on the ground. Groundball pitchers throwing the ball on the ground is a good thing."

Left-hander Raul Valdes, in camp competing for a spot in the bullpen, started for the Phillies. He allowed one run and two hits in three innings, striking out five while not walking a batter.

Valdes has struck out 22 while walking one in 17 1-3 innings this spring.

"Raul has been fantastic," Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "He's a strike thrower."

NOTES: Manuel will rejoin the team on Wednesday. ... Philadelphia released RHP Aaron Cook. The Phillies have 14 pitchers remaining in camp. ... Phillies LHP Jeremy Horst earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Horst is a heavy favorite to claim one of the three bullpen openings left for five pitchers in camp. ... LHP Cole Hamels will make his final start Wednesday against Detroit. He'll make his first career opening day start next week.

 
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Players of the Game
Tampa Bay

S. Rodriguez
AB 3
R 0
H 1
HR 0
RBI 1
Philadelphia

K. Frandsen
AB 4
R 1
H 1
HR 0
RBI 3
 

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Tampa Bay Rays
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sean Rodriguez, CF3011000 .170
    Joey Rickard, CF1000010 .000
Mike Fontenot, 2B4000011 .156
Ryan Roberts, 3B2000110 .157
    Benjamin Kline, 3B0000000 .000
Shelley Duncan, 1B2000111 .224
Jose Lobaton, C3000002 .237
Drew Vettleson, RF3010010 .167
Vince Belnome, DH3000021 .000
Jason Bourgeois, LF3110001 .273
Shawn O'Malley, SS3000021 .250
Totals2713129  
Batting
2B - Sean Rodriguez (2, Valdes)
RBI - Sean Rodriguez (8)
2-OUT RBI - Sean Rodriguez (1)
Team LOB - 1
Fielding
DP - Duncan-O'Malley
E - Shelley Duncan (1, Throwing)
Tampa Bay Rays
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Roberto Hernandez (L,0-2) 61199101 5.33
Cesar Ramos 1.2210000 2.16
Adam Liberatore 0.1000000 2.45
Pitches-Strikes - Roberto Hernandez 33-29, Cesar Ramos 7-7, Adam Liberatore 2-2
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Roberto Hernandez 14-3, Cesar Ramos 3-2, Adam Liberatore 1-1
Batters Faced - Roberto Hernandez 29, Cesar Ramos 7, Adam Liberatore 2
Philadelphia Phillies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ben Revere, CF3000101 .316
    Ender Inciarte, CF1000000 .250
Jimmy Rollins, SS4010002 .286
   a- Miguel Abreu, PH-SS1000001 .000
Chase Utley, 2B4110001 .270
    Matt Tolbert, 2B0000000 .000
Ryan Howard, 1B4220000 .338
    Laynce Nix, 1B0000000 .212
Domonic Brown, RF4231000 .373
    Derrick Mitchell, RF0000000 .000
Kevin Frandsen, 3B4113001 .283
Pete Orr, DH4111001 .308
Freddy Galvis, LF4223000 .300
Humberto Quintero, C4121000 .296
Totals371013910  
a-fouled out for Rollins in the 8th
Batting
2B - Chase Utley (3, R. Hernandez), Domonic Brown 2 (4, R. Hernandez, R. Hernandez), Kevin Frandsen (6, R. Hernandez), Humberto Quintero (1, Ramos)
HR - Freddy Galvis (3, R. Hernandez)
RBI - Domonic Brown (17), Kevin Frandsen 3 (10), Pete Orr (4), Freddy Galvis 3 (11), Humberto Quintero (8)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - Rollins-Howard, Horst-Frandsen, Howard-Rollins
Philadelphia Phillies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Raul Valdes 3211050 4.15
Michael Stutes 1000100 7.36
Jeremy Horst (W,2-1) 2100010 4.80
Colby Shreve (H,2) 1000100 0.00
Antonio Bastardo (H,5) 0.2000010 4.32
Steven Inch (H,1) 0.1000000 0.00
Jonathan Papelbon 1000020 9.82
WP - Jeremy Horst (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Raul Valdes 21-21, Michael Stutes 6-2, Jeremy Horst 9-8, Colby Shreve 6-2, Antonio Bastardo 4-4, Steven Inch 1-1, Jonathan Papelbon 7-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Michael Stutes 2-0, Jeremy Horst 2-2, Colby Shreve 1-1, Steven Inch 1-0
Batters Faced - Raul Valdes 11, Michael Stutes 3, Jeremy Horst 6, Colby Shreve 3, Antonio Bastardo 2, Steven Inch 1, Jonathan Papelbon 3
Game Information
Attendance - 10582
Game Time - 2:29
Temperature - 53
Umpires - Home - Marcus Pattillo, First Base - Kolin Kline, Second Base - UMP Nonindividual, Third Base - Travis Carlson