It was by no means
Matusz allowed seven hits over five innings Tuesday afternoon against the
Matusz, who allowed leadoff hits in three innings, was aided by three double-play balls, and some home-field wind gusts. Phillies centerfielder
Matusz threw 65 pitches (and 44 strikes) in his longest outing of the spring, striking out three and walking one. He's given up just one run in his last three spring outings -- a span of 13 innings.
After throwing back-to-back outings of four scoreless innings in his last two outings, Matusz said it was good to face some adversity.
"It's going to happen over the course of a season, multiple times," Matusz said. "It's being able to find a way to win, find a way to go as deep as I was able to go and keep grinding. That's what I was able to do today."
Phillies second baseman Freddy Galvis broke open a tied game in the top of the seventh, hitting a triple to centerfield that got just back
Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones drove in the team’s only run of the game, hitting a first-inning double that drove in