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2009-10-03 19:25:32

Dan Uggla's only hit Saturday, an RBI double, lifted Florida to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, their fourth straight. Uggla's double put Florida in front 4-1 with two outs in the top of the eighth. Chris Coghlan led Florida with two hits and one RBI. Jorge Cantu added a hit and a sacrifice

2009-09-29 22:28:10

Pedro Feliz hit Philadelphia's 11th grand slam of the season Tuesday in a 7-4 victory over the Houston Astros. Feliz hit his second grand slam of the season and seventh of his career for the Phillies, whose magic number to win the NL East was reduced to one.

2009-09-27 00:15:35

Ryan Braun's late two-run homer Saturday carried Milwaukee to a 7-5 victory over Philadelphia. Braun's third hit, his 30th home run, snapped a 5-5 tie with no outs in the bottom of the ninth. Craig Counsell had three hits -- one a two-run sixth-inning single. Felipe Lopez had two hits and one RBI,

2009-09-24 22:46:26

A three-run homer by Jimmy Rollins climaxed a six-run fifth inning Thursday that allowed the Philadelphia Phillies to coast to a 9-4 victory over Milwaukee. The Phillies increased their lead in the National League East to seven games over Atlanta and 7 1/2 over Florida. Philadelphia's big fifth inning gave the Phillies an 8-1 lead and made a winner out of J.A.

2009-09-16 21:27:46

Joe Blanton threw six shutout innings Wednesday and Jayson Werth hit a grand slam, carrying Philadelphia to a 6-1 win over Washington. The Phillies won their fourth in a row and remained seven games in front of Florida in the National League East. Blanton (10-7) won for the first time since Aug.

2009-09-09 22:52:36

Back-to-back eighth-inning homers by Jayson Werth and Pedro Feliz Wednesday lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 win over Washington. The Phillies won their second straight and remained six games in front of Florida for the lead in the National League East. Washington overcame a 4-1 deficit to tie it in the seventh, but reliever Tyler Clippard (2-2) served up homers to the first two men in the eighth in the span of four pitches. Werth also had an RBI single and Raul Ibanez doubled...

2009-09-08 22:40:50

Raul Ibanez hit two home runs and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame a shaky ninth inning by Brad Lidge Tuesday to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3. The Phillies hit five solo home runs, including three in the seventh inning when Jayson Werth and Ibanez went back-to-back and Carlos Ruiz homered two batters later. Ibanez and Chase Utley each hit their 30th home runs and joined teammates Werth and Ryan Howard as the only Phillies foursome to hit 30 or more homers in a season.

2009-09-06 16:57:03

Miguel Tejada capped a three-run fifth with an RBI single Sunday, leading the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Carlos Lee's two-run single erased a 2-1 deficit before Tejada's run-scoring hit. Lance Berkman had one RBI, Tejada had four hits and Michael Bourn two for the Astros,

2009-09-03 20:41:23

Pedro Martinez surrendered a run and just five hits in seven innings Thursday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over San Francisco. Martinez (3-0) did not walk a batter in 87 pitches and struck out nine.

2009-08-23 16:27:38

Jayson Werth and Carlos Ruiz hit three-run homers Sunday in a 9-7 Philadelphia win over the New York Mets that ended with a triple-play. The Mets, trailing by three, got a ninth-inning run in a rally that died when Jeff Francoeur lined into a triple-play started by second-baseman Eric Bruntlett. Werth's

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