Left-hander Mike Bacsik, who is fighting for a spot in the Phillies bullpen, blew the Phillies 4-1 lead, giving up four earned runs in his one inning of work. Edwin Moreno gave up another run and Eude Brito closed out the game with two shutout innings.
Shane Victorino and Todd Pratt delivered their first homeruns of the spring for the Phillies and Ryan Howard doubled and scored a run. Jim Thome, Jimmy Rollins, Placido Polanco and Mike Lieberthal all sat out Tuesday's game and stayed in Clearwater. Marlon Byrd played in right field after Bobby Abreu left the game. Byrd is trying to show that he can play other outfield spots to be valuable as a utility player for the Phillies.
The Phillies are now 1-5 this spring.
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