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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 fly for the Marlins, who have won the first two contests in the regular season-ending three-game series. Winner Anibal Sanchez (4-8) yielded a run and five hits in seven innings. Closer Leo Nunez...

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. With five games remaining, Philadelphia needs only one win or an Atlanta loss to clinch the division title. Jayson Werth added a two-run homer, as the Phillies won for only the third time in eight games. J.A. Happ (12-4) went 5 2/3...

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, while Prince Fielder hit a sacrifice fly for the Brewers, who have won two of three in the four-game series. The winner was closer Trevor Hoffman (2-2). Philadelphia's Ryan Howard had three hits --...

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. Happ (11-4), who gave up two runs on six hits over 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven. Three relievers allowed four hits and two runs...

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. 30. He allowed five hits, walked four and struck out seven. Chan Ho Park and Ryan Madson kept the shutout going by working one inning each and Tyler Walker surrendered two hits and Washington's only...

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. It was the first...

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, who have won the first three contests in the four-game holiday weekend series. Winner Bud Norris (4-3) gave up two runs and six hits in six innings with no walks and six strikeouts. Closer...

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. The only run he allowed was a lead-off homer by Eugenio Velez in the top of the first. Philadelphia scored on Jayson Werth's second-inning solo homer and Ryan Howard's sixth-inning RBI double. Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz had one hit each for the National League East-leading...

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 29th homer began a six-run Philadelphia' explosion in the first inning that was capped by Ruiz's shot. Jimmy Rollins and winner Pedro Martinez had one RBI apiece for the Phillies. Martinez...


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