Pit 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
Phi 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 7 11 1
Date of game: 4/3/2012

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Placido Polanco smacked a three-run home run as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-2, in the final spring training game for both teams.

The two squads will square off again in Pittsburgh on Thursday to kick off the regular season.

Shane Victorino scored twice and drove in a run for Philadelphia, which got four scoreless innings from starter Cole Hamels. He gave up three hits while fanning five.

Robbie Grossman and Yamaico Navarro drove in the only runs for Pittsburgh. Starter James McDonald allowed a run on two hits and a walk in three innings.

Game Notes

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Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

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