Phillies Bats Keep Jumpin' in 5-4 Win Over D'Rays

The Phillies have been on a bit of an offensive tear lately. Monday, it was an 11 hit attack that gave the Phillies a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Jason Michaels, Mike Lieberthal and Shawn Wooten were the big bats while Brett Myers picked up his first win of the spring.

Jason Michaels started the festivities early with a two-run homerun and Shawn Wooten drove in two runs as the Phillies built an early lead and held on for a 5-4 Grapefruit League win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Michaels two-run homer came off Mark Hendrickson. In the third, Mike Lieberthal had an RBI double and Shawn Wooten delivered a two-run double to put the Phillies ahead, 5-0.

Brett Myers (1-2) gave up two runs and four hits in five innings for his first win this spring. Amaury Telemaco gave up a run in the ninth but picked up the save.

Ryan Madson pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one hit. Tim Worrell allowed an earned run in his one inning of work.

Aubrey Huff had two hits for the Devil Rays.

Before Monday's game, the Phillies learned that first baseman Jim Thome could resume playing. Thome sustained a non-displaced fracture in the middle finger during a fielding drill on March 5. Thome is cleared to begin hitting and throwing and returned to Clearwater Monday after having his finger examined in Philadelphia.

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