Tuesday in Clearwater, Kyle Kendrick was solid for 6 innings, allowing the Yankees just 2 hits, NO walks, and 1 UNearned run in the Phillies' 4-1 win over New York. Ryan Howard and Domonic Brown both homered for Philadelphia........Over in Dunedin, the Blue Jays topped the Astros, 10-6. Anthony Gose came on as a pinch runner and was thrown out stealing, then struck out in his only at bat for Tornoto, and Jason Jaramillo was 0 for 2 for Houston.
In San Francisco, the Dominican Republic finished off a perfect WBC, going 8-0 with a 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico in the final game. The DR team has combined great pitching with timely hitting for their first title in the tournament.