Phillies 4, Nationals 2
Game 126 - Friday Night, August 24th in Philadelphia
Record 59-67, 3rd Place, 18 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Kyle Kendrick continued his impressive second half and Jimmy Rollins hit a clutch two-run single in the fourth and the Phillies downed the Nationals, 4-2.
What It Means: The Phillies are slowly creeping back to .500, playing the spoiler to the first place Nationals.
What Went Right: Kendrick pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits. Six Phillies relievers combined to keep the Nationals off the scoreboard for the remaining 2 1/3 innings.
Featured Card: Who are you and what have you done with the real Kyle Kendrick? Kendrick had his scoreless inning streak snapped at 21 innings last night and he left the field to a standing ovation. The world is topsy turvy.