Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Ruiz drives in three, but Phillies fall to Twins

By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
@Philabaseball

Carlos Ruiz finished 2-for-2 with with three RBI on Wednesday but the Phillies fell to the Twins, 12-5.

Kevin Frandsen and Ben Revere collected two hits each in the loss. 

John Lannan tossed two innings, surrendering one run on a walk and four hits.

On the Mound: Adam Morgan took the loss, allowing four runs (one earned) on five hits over 1 2/3 innings ... Justin De Fratus and B.J. Rosenberg each allowed three runs in one inning of work.

At the Plate:  Darin Ruf was hitless in one at-bat and is still in search of his first hit this spring ... Chase Utley was given the day off ... Domonic Brown scored three runs and finished 1-for-2, raising his average this spring to .444.

Up Next:  The Phillies host the Braves Thursday at Bright House Field with Cole Hamels set to start.   
- Patrick Gordon is the managing editor of the Philadelphia Baseball ReviewContact him at pgordon@philadelphiabaseballreview.com.

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