Spring Training Game 17 - Sunday Afternoon, March 12th in Clearwater
Record - 8-7-2
One Sentence Summary: In a game featuring the preview of the teams heading to the 2017 World Series, Tommy Joseph hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to score Dylan Cozens with the winning run.
What It Means: I mean it's inevitable, right?
What Happened: Daniel Nava had a four-hit day and Roman Quinn (1) hit a solo home run in the winning effort. Aaron Nola allowed three runs in 3 1/3 innings while striking out six. He allowed a first inning, two-run home run to Pablo Sandoval.
Featured Cards: Nava's big day came against his former team and improved his chances of earning one of the final bench spots available on the Phillies opening day roster.
|2016 Topps Heritage #61|
Also yesterday, the Phillies announced their first roster cuts of the spring, reassigning infielders Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery, catcher Chace Numata and outfielder Andrew Pullin to minor league camp.
Player (position) - 2016 Organization - Last Major Baseball Card Appearance
1. Sean Burnett (lhp) - Nationals/Dodgers/Braves/Twins/Nationals - 2014 Topps #68 (Angels)
2. Pedro Florimon (inf) - Pirates - 2014 Topps #568 (Twins)
3. Hector Gomez (inf) - Korea - 2015 Topps Update #US229 (Brewers)
4. Daniel Nava (of) - Angels/Royals - 2016 Topps Now #293 (Angels)
5. Bryan Holaday (c) - Tigers/Rangers/Red Sox - 2014 Topps Update #US117 (Tigers)
6. Cesar Ramos (lhp) - Rangers/Tigers - 2015 Topps Update #US293 (Angels)
7. Victor Arano (rhp) - Phillies - 2015 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs #BCAP-VA (Phillies)
8. Pedro Beato (rhp) - Orioles - 2011 Topps Chrome #199 (Mets)
9. J.P. Crawford (inf) - Phillies - 2016 Bowman's Best Top Prospects #TP12 (Phillies)
10. Taylor Featherston (inf) - Angels/Phillies - 2015 Topps Update #US148 (Angels)
11. Dalier Hinojosa (rhp) - Phillies - 2015 Immaculate Collection #151 (Red Sox)
12. Rhys Hoskins (1b) - Phillies - 2016 Bowman Draft #BD186 (Phillies)
13. Scott Kingery (inf) - Phillies - 2016 Bowman Draft #BD128 (Phillies)
14. Michael Mariot (rhp) - Phillies - N/A
15. Logan Moore (c) - Phillies - 2011 Bowman Draft Chrome Prospects #BDPP44 (Phillies)
16. Colton Murray (rhp) - Phillies - 2016 Topps #488 (Phillies)
17. Chace Numata (c) - Phillies - N/A
18. Cam Perkins (of) - Phillies - 2014 Bowman Chrome Prospects #BCP86 (Phillies)
19. Andrew Pullin (of) - Phillies - 2012 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks #BDPP59 (Phillies)
20. Brock Stassi (1b) - Phillies - N/A
21. Ryan Hanigan (c) - Red Sox - 2016 Topps Heritage #694 (Red Sox)
22. Chris Coghlan (of) - Cubs/Athletics/Cubs - 2016 Topps Update #US274 (Cubs)
23. Pat Venditte (r/lhp) - Blue Jays/Mariners - 2016 Topps Now #408 (Mariners)