Spring training


When told that fans probably didn’t know who he was, Mario Hollands shared a quick laugh.

He understood why.


CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Phillies’ 68th annual trip to this Gulf Coast community wasn’t exactly all blue skies and sunshine.


TAMPA, Fla. -- If the Phillies were to pick a camp eye-opener for spring training, David Buchanan and Mario Hollands would probably split the vote.


DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Rain rolled in off the Gulf of Mexico and halted Monday afternoon’s Phillies-Blue Jays game in the eighth inning.

The Phillies were declared 6-3 winners.


The Phillies' bench took two blows Friday.

The team announced that Freddy Galvis has been diagnosed with MRSA and Darin Ruf has a Grade 1/2 left oblique strain.