Orioles

Lee Finally Makes Debut, Phillies Beat Orioles 7-5

View Comments

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Derrek Lee went hitless with a walk in his abbreviated debut with the Baltimore Orioles, who lost 7-5 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Signed as a free agent during the offseason, Lee had been sidelined this spring with soreness in his right wrist. He batted third and went 0 for 1 with a run scored against Cole Hamels.

Lee came to the plate in the bottom of the first with two runners on base and no outs. He drew a walk after falling behind 0-2 in the count, and came around to score on Randy Winn’s groundball.

Lee fanned in the second inning on another full count after Hamels got two quick strikes. Jake Fox pinch-hit for Lee in the fourth.

Hamels gave up five runs and seven hits in 3 2/3 innings. He’s got a 6.23 ERA this spring.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 7,308 other followers