Game 127 - Saturday Night, August 25th in Philadelphia
Record 60-67, 3rd Place, 17 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: John Mayberry, Jr. was the offensive star again, driving in three runs, as the Phillies defeated the first place Nationals, 4-2.
What It Means: The Phils go for the sweep this afternoon as they try to pull just six games under .500.
What Went Right: In the first, Mayberry followed Chase Utley's RBI-single with an RBI-single of his own. His solo home run in the sixth put the Phils ahead for good, and he added an RBI-sac fly in the eighth to give the Phils an insurance run.
Roy Halladay earned his eighth win, allowing just two runs on seven hits in his seven innings of work. 86 of Halladay's 105 pitches were strikes - which is good indication that Halladay is getting his old form back. Antonio Bastardo struck out the side in a scoreless eighth and Jonathan Papelbon pitched a perfect ninth for his 29th save.
|2001 Donruss |
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