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Hola, amigos, we’re here at Bright House Field. It’s sunny and 66 with a strong breeze, but I think it’ll be in the 70s by first pitch. The Phillies play the Orioles this afternoon. Roy Oswalt makes his Grapefruit League debut.

Here’s the lineup:

  1. Jimmy Rollins, SS
  2. Placido Polanco, 3B
  3. Raul Ibanez, LF
  4. Ryan Howard, 1B
  5. Ben Francisco, DH
  6. Shane Victorino, CF
  7. John Mayberry Jr., RF
  8. Brian Schneider, C
  9. Brian Bocock, 2B

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Carlos Ruiz has been in Panama since yesterday for personal reasons. He could be back Friday. … Forgot to mention this yesterday, but it was right-hander Nick Strincevich‘s birthday. He turned 96. Strincevich and outfielder Alex Pitko (11/22/14) are the oldest living Phillies. The Phillies released Strincevich June 11, 1948, to make room for Robin Roberts. Strincevich is the last player to wear No. 36 before Roberts.

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