CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — David Buchanan allowed two hits in five innings, Cody Asche hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday.

Expected to be the Phillies’ No. 4 starter, Buchanan struck out three and walked nine. He has given up one run over 12 innings in his last three games.

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Asche put the Phillies ahead in the second with his third home run in five games. The drive came off Mike Pelfrey, who gave up two runs — one earned — and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings.

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Carlos Ruiz had reached leading off the inning on shortstop Eduardo Nunez’s throwing error.

Dan Rohlfing’s passed ball allowed Darin Ruf to score in the eighth.

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