LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Fifteen up and 15 down. That summed up the Phillies’ futile offensive effort through the first five innings Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves.
The Phillies take the trek to Disney World to take on the Braves in Grapefruit League action on Tuesday afternoon.
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The last time Ryan Howard started a regular-season game in any spot other than cleanup was June 29, 2008, when he batted fifth for the Phillies. That was 889 regular-season games ago.