The Philadelphia Phillies blew a 5-run 6th inning lead to the Pittsburgh Pirates to lose the Grapefruit League game, 6-5. Mario Hollands was particularly ineffective, allowing 3 earned runs, 4 hits and a home run in 2/3 of an inning. Hollands, who was expected to be a lefty out of the bullpen when the season starts, now has an ERA of 11.81 this spring.
Hollands was solid during his rookie campaign of 2014. He appeared in 50 games, allowed 45 hits and struck out 35 in 47 innings, and posted an ERA of 4.40. Hollands could end up in Triple-A Lehigh Valley due to his poor spring, so keep an eye on his status before Opening Day.