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Orioles host Phillies this afternoon at Ed Smith
Orioles host Phillies this afternoon at Ed Smith

The Orioles will host a Phillies split-squad team this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will make his first spring apparance for the Orioles, following starter Chris Tillman. He threw an indoor bullpen session with hitters tracking on Tuesday, and since he threw 35 pitches then, he will likely go at least two innings today against the Phillies, pitch count permitting. Tillman, making his second spring start today, allowed one hit and issued two walks while striking out one in his first start against Boston on Wednesday night. Center fielder Adam Jones has left for Arizona to play for the United States in the WBC, so Nate McLouth will play center field and...