I am going to try a new way of recaping games where I leave you with 10 short notes on what took place.
Phillies 8, Florida State 0.
- Phillies pitchers allowed only 4 hits and struck out 11.
- Mike Stutes threw 10 pitches, all strikes and struck out 3 batters in one inning.
- Ryan Howard’s first hit of the year was a 2-run double.
- Jeff Larish and Josh Barfield each committed an error.
- Top prospect, Domonic Brown, went 1-3 with a misplayed single.
- Phillies went 6-9 with RISP, scoring crooked numbers in the first, sixth, and seventh.
- Justin De Fratus and Scott Mathieson each struck out 2 batters in an inning of work.
- Placido Polanco was the only regular to strike out.
- Shane Victorino was the only regularer not reach base.
- 3,915 people attended the Spring opener.