Notes From The Phillies’ 4-2 Win Over ArizonaBREAKING NEWS, News, Phillies Monday, May 13th, 2013
- Kyle Kendrick anchored the team with another solid start, tossing seven innings and allowing two runs on six hits.
- The Phillies trailed by two runs entering the ninth inning, but were able to tie the game thanks to an RBI double from Delmon Young and an RBI single from Domonic Brown.
- Ryan Howard hit a two-run single that gave the Phillies the lead in the 10th inning.
- A day after recording a five-out save, Jonathan Papelbon returned to record the save in the 10th inning, his seventh of the year.
- Charlie Manuel gave Ben Revere an opportunity to lead off, and Revere responded by going 0-3.
- Chase Utley went 4-5 with two doubles.
- Freddy Galvis got the start at third base, and went 3-5.
- Jeremy Horst tossed a scoreless eighth inning.
- Antonio Bastardo recorded the first two outs of the ninth inning, and recently called up Justin De Fratus recorded the final out and earned the win.
It was nice to see the Phillies show a little heart, with a late rally to force extra innings.
The team finished the week with a 4-3 record, but they could have easily been 6-1 or even 7-0 if not for certain failures. This team is their own worst enemy. They’ve just barely been able to get by with the poor offensive production that they’ve received every night. The Phillies are hanging around in the standings right now, but if guys like Kyle Kendrick and Jonathan Pettibone didn’t step up and provide quality pitching throughout the rotation, this team could easily have been buried already.
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