Howard homers, but Rays beat Phillies

Sean Rodriguez and Shelley Duncan homered Saturday and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 15-7.

Ryan Howard hit his fourth spring homer for the Phillies. Ben Revere and Humberto Quintero each added three hits.

Rays starter Jeff Niemann allowed one run and four hits in 3 2-3 innings.

Phillies starter John Lannan gave up four runs in the third, including a two-run homer by Rodriguez.

The Rays scored four times in the seventh and six more in the eighth, battering relievers Antonio Bastardo and B.J. Rosenberg.






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