- Right-hander Vince Velasquez allowed six hits, three runs (one earned run) and one walk and struck out five in 5 2/3 innings in a Minor League game at Carpenter Complex. Velasquez is competing with left-hander for the No. 5 job in the rotation.
- The Phillies optioned right-hander (7.50 ERA) to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, leaving 48 players in camp. Eight of those players are injured or coming back from injuries: right-handers (elbow), (ankle) and (elbow); left-handers (back) and (elbow); and outfielders (finger), (oblique) and (wrist).
Today In Phils History - With the exception of the Phillies signing former Marlins regular Luis Castillo in 2011, today is all about alumni birthdays as Gavvy Cravath (1881), Johnny Moore (1902), and Bo Diaz (1953) were all born on this day.