Today's Lineup: Burnett on mound in Florida finale

Today's Lineup: Burnett on mound in Florida finale
March 27, 2014, 11:45 am
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A.J. Burnett has struggled with his control this spring, issuing eight walks and hitting six batters in 14 1/3 innings. (AP)

It's a big day for the Phillies. After playing the Blue Jays this afternoon at Bright House Field in Clearwater, the Phillies break camp and head north for a couple of days in Philadelphia.

Once again, it was an eventful spring for the Phillies, filled with controversy, injuries and a dearth of hitting. Nevertheless, the Phillies will get ready to flip the proverbial switch in a couple of days.

In the meantime, it will be a short stop in the Philly where the Phillies will play a couple of exhibition games against the Pirates before heading to Texas for Monday's opening day.

So for the last day in Clearwater, the Phillies lineup like this:

1.) Ben Revere, cf
2.) Jimmy Rollins, ss
3.) Chase Utley, 2b
4.) Ryan Howard, dh
5.) Marlon Byrd, rf
6.) Carlos Ruiz, c
7.) Cody Asche, 3b
8.) John Mayberry, 1b
9.) Tony Gwynn, lf

A.J. Burnett will get his final spring tuneup before taking the ball for the second game of the season next Wednesday in Texas. The veteran righty has struggled a bit this spring, posting a 7.53 ERA in four starts. Burnett's control has been an issue. In 14 1/3 innings he has walked eight and hit six hitters.

Blue Jays
1.) Colby Rasmus, cf
2.) Moises Sierra, rf
3.) Melky Cabrera, lf
4.) Jose Bautista, dh
5.) Adam Lind, 1b
6.) Dioner Navarro, c
7.) Brett Lawrie, 3b
8.) Maicer Izturis, ss
9.) Ryan Goins, 2b

Right-hander Drew Hutchison will pitch for the Blue Jays. In three starts covering 9 2/3 innings, Hutchinson has a 2.79 ERA with 16 strikeouts and one walk.