- Right-hander allowed four hits, five runs, three walks and two home runs and struck out three in four innings in the Phillies' win on Friday. "He was kind of all over the place," Mackanin said. "He didn't miss by a lot, but he didn't have location." "Maybe trying to be a little too fine," Morton said. Morton executed a suicide squeeze in the fourth inning to score a run.
- Rule 5 Draft pick struck out one in one scoreless innings. He has a 4.50 ERA this spring, although three of the four runs he has allowed in eight innings pitched came in the eighth inning Monday in Sarasota, Fla., vs. the Orioles.
- Right-hander , who pitching coach Bob McClure considers a candidate to close, allowed his first runs of the spring in the ninth. He surrendered three runs (two earned). He had previously thrown five scoreless innings.
- Left-hander threw 59 pitches in five scoreless innings at the complex. Morgan is competing with and to be the team's No. 5 starter.
- The Phillies optioned right-hander to Double-A Reading after Friday's game. He allowed two hits and one run in two-thirds of an inning. It was his first appearance of the spring, because he had been sidelined with a sore right biceps. Cordero is the in the organization, according to MLBPipeline.com.
Today In Phils History - Unfortunately, the perfect game that Harry Coveleski threw on this day in 1909 was in an exhibition game against Trinity College in Durham, NC. 5 years later, the Phillies saw Babe Ruth for the first time as Baltimore's manager, trailing 6-0 in the sixth, called on Ruth to pitch the rest of the game when he allowed only 4 base runners as the Orioles game back to win 7-6. 13 years later, another Hall of Famer made his debut as Phillies Legend Richie Ashburn was born on this day in 1927.