Cole Hamels makes his fifth start of spring when the Phillies (14-8) visit the Orioles (9-10) in a game airing at 1:05 on TCN and MLB Network.
Notes: Catcher Brian Schneider has returned to the team after stepping out for personal reasons, but has not made the trip today. Erik Kratz, who is slated to open the season in Triple-A, will call it for Hamels. Kratz, who has good power numbers, reportedly homered in Thursday’s B game. Lineups are posted: Rollins SS (.559 OPS), Victorino CF (.980), Ibanez LF (.794), Gload DH (1.016), Francisco RF (1.104), Mayberry 1B (1.106), Orr 3B (.969), Barfield 2B (.978), Kratz (.538) C. Hamels P (4.61 ERA). David Herndon and Scott Mathieson will also pitch today. … In other news, the Phillies are believed to be among the clubs who will reach out to Luis Castillo, according to FoxSports scribe Ken Rosenthal.