The Braves played two spring training games Friday, losing to the Cardinals 4-3 and falling to the Phillies 9-2. Here's some interesting names and numbers from the box scores:
1. The Braves gave up five stolen bases against the Cardinals in six attempts. Blake Lalli was the Braves' catcher.
2. Nick Swisher, trying to keep a roster spot, went 0-for-2 and his average dropped to .133.
3. Kyle Kendrick, trying to earn a spot in the rotation, allowed nine hits and seven earned runs in 1 2/3 innings against the Phillies. His ERA is 22.09.
4. Reid Brignac is tied for the team lead with 4 RBIs and is hitting .417.
5. Pitcher Alexi Ogando struck out three Phillies in one inning.
6. Infielder Gordon Beckham went 0-for-2 and is batting .182.
7. Jace Peterson played third base against the Cardinals and had a hit, but that only brought his average up to .118.
8. The Braves are 3-8.
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