SARASOTA, Fla. - Brad Bergesen was pulled from today’s game after four innings and 52 pitches, 26 for strikes.
Bergesen faced the minimum number of batters through 3 1/3 innings despite two four-pitch walks, but he allowed back-to-back singles, a sacrifice fly by Jason Michaels and Bill Hall’s two-run homer.
Bergesen walked two and struck out one.
In his last three starts, Bergesen has allowed nine earned runs and 16 hits, and walked five, in 9 2/3 innings.
Kevin Gregg is pitching the fifth inning.
Luke Scott is 0-for-2 today and 1-for-26 this spring.