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Live updates: Phillies at Red Sox

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  March 3, 2011 01:06 PM

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Final: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

A one-out rally fell short for the Sox. Facing Juan Perez, Oscar Tejada reached on an error. Ryan Kalish then walked. Yamaico Navarro reached on an error to load the bases.

Daniel Nava fouled out, ending a 10-pitch at-bat. Josh Reddick then struck out swinging to end it.

The Sox had one hit Mike Cameron's single in the third inning with three walks. They struck out eight times. Seven Sox relievers combined on seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and striking out six.

Middle of the 9th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

We go to the bottom of the ninth and I'm off to the clubhouse. Check back later.

Top of the 9th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Yeah, nothing has changed. 1-2-3 inning for the Phillies' Michael Stutes. The Sox have one hit, a double by Mike Cameron in the third inning. Minor league call-up Blake Maxwell will pitch the next inning for the Sox.

Middle of the 8th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Bowden left two runners stranded. Sox a bloop and a blast away from tying it. Meanwhile as Darnell McDonald bats, some in the crowd are continuing to sing the words to "Sweet Caroline."

Top of the 8th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Still nothing doing offensively for the Red Sox through seven innings. Now Michael Bowden is in to pitch.

Middle of the 7th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Rich Hill just had a 1-2-3 inning. That sidearm stuff can be pretty nasty when he locates. The Red Spx have done a nice job of amassing a bunch of interesting options for the bullpen.

Top of the 7th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Facing Mathieson, Carl Crawford fouled out to the catcher. He is now 0 for 9 in spring training. There's always Ryan Kalish.

Middle of the 6th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Rice worked around a leadoff walk.

Top of the 6th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Hamels is done. Salty drew a two-out walk off Scott Mathieson but Anderson grounded out.

Big changes for the Sox. Crawford and Anderson are the only starters still in the game. Jason Rice on the mound.

Middle of the 5th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Jenks had a successful Sox spring debut. After Victorino doubled, Young flied to left, Gload grounded to first (nice play by Lars Anderson) and Francisco flied to right.

Top of the 5th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Hamels is likely done making the Red Sox cry as he retired the side in order, His line: 4 1 0 0 1 3.

Bobby Jenks in now.

Middle of the 4th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Andrew Miller just threw another solid inning, working around a two-out single by Sardinha. He threw 11 of his 18 pitches for strikes and had four swing and misses. The guy has tremendous arm action and his ball explodes on you.

Top of the 4th: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Mike Cameron is having a heck of a spring. He ripped a Hamels pitch to right field and hustled to second with a double. He then scampered to third when Saltalamacchia grounded to third.

But after Hamels inexplicably walked Anderson on four pitches, Scutaro fouled out to the catcher and Pedroia grounded to third.

Cameron is 4 for 7 this spring.

Middle of the 3rd: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Dan Wheeler got two quick outs before Gload and Francisco had singles. But Mayberry flied to right.

Top of the 3rd: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Cole Hamels has owned the Red Sox so far, not allowing a ball out of the infield. In that inning he fanned Youkilis and Drew and got Ortiz on a tapper back to the mound. The lefty is flat-out nasty.

Middle of the 2nd: Phillies 2, Red Sox 0

Stolmy had a stormy inning. Francisco singled to left and took second on a balk. Mayberry then hit what looked like a fly ball to center but the wind pushed it in and it fell for a single. With two on and one out, Larish ripped a two-run double to the gap in right. But Pimentel got the final two outs by striking out Sardinha and getting Martinez on a fly ball to left.

Top of the 2nd: Phillies 0, Red Sox 0

1-2-3 inning for an impressive Cole Hamels. Scutaro grounded to third, Pedroia fanned swinging and Crawford popped to short. The win pushed the ball from shortstop to the third base line before it was caught.

Middle of the 1st: Phillies 0, Red Sox 0

Pimentel got Victorino to ground to first. Young walked but was doubled off first when Ross Gload lined to first. Lars Anderson is getting a lot of action with Adrian Gonzalez out. Helps his trade value.

Pre-game: It's a little windy but very nice here at City of Palms as the Red Sox host the Phillies. First pitch: 1:07 p.m.

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