Hou 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Phi 0 0 0 0 3 4 3 1 1 11
Date of game: 3/8/2014

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Houston

Clearwater, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz each hit a three-run homer to fuel Philadelphia's 11-3 rout of Houston in Grapefruit League action.

John Mayberry also drove in three, while Darin Ruf and Clete Thomas added an RBI apiece for the Phillies.

Roberto Hernandez fanned four and walked four over 3 1/3 innings, allowing two hits and one run. Jesse Biddle picked up the win despite yielding two runs over his lone inning on the mound.

Robbie Grossman and Gregorio Petit knocked in the runs for the Astros, while Collin McHugh was tagged in defeat for six runs on five hits over 2 1/3 frames.

Dallas Keuchel got the start and tossed three scoreless and hitless innings.

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