Atl 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 5
Phi 3 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 10
Date of game: 2/28/2013

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Atlanta

Clearwater, FL (Sports Network) - Ryan Howard hit an RBI double to spark a three-run opening frame to back a sharp Cole Hamels, as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves, 10-5, in Grapefruit League action.

Howard added his first spring homer in the fifth, a solo blast off Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel.

Hamels gave up one unearned run on four hits and recorded five strikeouts in three innings of work.

John Mayberry clubbed a two-run homer for the Phillies, while newcomer Michael Young also finished with two RBI.

Tyler Pastornicky belted a three-run homer to go with a run-scoring single for Atlanta. Braves starter Paul Maholm allowed five runs on six hits with two walks in 2 2/3 innings.

Game Notes

Five FCS teams banned from postseason

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Ray McDonald arrested again

Former 49ers and Bears defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested Wednesday for violating a restraining order that was issued as a result of his domestic violence and child endangerment arrest that occurred Monday.

Cardinals 1B Adams to miss 3-4 months with quad strain

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is expected to miss the next 3-to-4 months while recovering from a severe right quadriceps strain that he suffered running the bases on Tuesday.

On the ropes, Blackhawks scratch Timonen

Facing elimination in a Game 6 on home ice Wednesday against the Anaheim Ducks, the Chicago Blackhawks decided to make veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen a healthy scratch.

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