Austin Hyatt started for the Phillies today and he pitched two scoreless innings and struck out 3. Hyatt did not allow a hit in those two innings.
First hit of the ball game came in the bottom of the third when Tuffy Gosewisch of the Phillies hit a double off the wall. The Phillies would threaten in the bottom of the third but would strand two runners.
Jimmy Rollins played two innings and was replaced by Freddy Galvis.
Hunter Pence led the bottom of the fourth with a lead off double for the Phillies but again the Phillies would not get a run out of it.
Florida State got their first hit of the game in the top of the 6th with a leadoff single from Stephen McGee. Florida state would threaten with first and second in the top of the 6th but the Phillies would get out of the inning without allowing a run. The Phillies would again threaten in the bottom of the sixth with the bases loaded and capitalise this time.
The Phillies would get on the board first with a Podsednik RBI single in the 6th that brings Tyson Gillies home with the first run of the game and of spring training. Florida State would get out of the inning only allowing one.
Phillies lead 1-0 going into the top of the seventh.
Jim Thome’s first at bat this spring was a strikeout.
Seminoles would threaten in the top of the seventh with first and second and no outs. Florida State would tie it up on a wild pitch.
Phillies would take the lead 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh off of a RBI single from Erik Kratz. Phillies load the bases with nobody out in the bottom of the seventh. The Phillies would open up to 6-1 lead after a fielders choice, a balk, and a home run.
The first home run of spring training for the Phillies is from Hector Luna, hit a two run shot to left field.
Phillies beat Florida State 6-1.
Next game is Saturday against the New York Yankees at 1:05.