Monday, February 25, 2013

Lee sharp but Papelbon falters; Phils fall 10-1 to Tigers

By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
@Philabaseball

Cliff Lee tossed two hitless innings and struck out a pair Monday afternoon in a 10-1 loss to Detroit.

"I feel good," Lee said. "You still have to build up endurance and the ability to throw 100-plus pitches."

Lee threw just 14 pitches, 10 for strikes.

On the Mound: Jonathan Papelbon failed to get through an inning, surrendering six runs on five hits (two home runs) and a pair of walks ... Tyler Cloyd hurled a pair of shutout innings with eight of 13 pitches as strikes ... Michael Stutes allowed a pair of runs over one inning, he also walked two.

At the Plate: Ryan Howard finished 2-for-2 with with an RBI, he's hitting .500 this spring ... Darin Ruf was hitless in a pair of at-bats and is now 0-for-8 this spring.

Up Next: Right-hander Kyle Kendrick makes his spring debut on Tuesday as the Phillies host the Yankees at Bright House Field.

- Patrick Gordon is the editor of the Philadelphia Baseball Review. Contact him at pgordon@philadelphiabaseballreview.com or @Philabaseball on Twitter.

0 comments: