Jonathan Pettibone is giving the Philadelphia Phillies what they expected from their aces. Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
A day after being eliminated from postseason contention, the slumping Phillies face a Miami Marlins team on Saturday night that has been out of the playoff picture for weeks.
Roy Halladay threw seven sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies broke out of their offensive slump, beating the Marlins 7-1 on Wednesday night in Miami’s first game without suspended manager Ozzie Guillen.
New Miami Marlins pitcher Carlos Zambrano decided to get his spring training started with a bang Wednesday.
Ryan Howard hit an RBI double in the 10th inning soon after Cliff Lee fell one strike short of his seventh shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 Thursday to sweep the day-night doubleheader.
The Marlins finished off their descent into the abyss Thursday by taking another beating at the hands of the division-leading Philadelphia Phillies. It was Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee who shutout the Marlins and helped his own cause with two hits and an RBI en route to a 3-0 victory.
Carlos Ruiz’s RBI single to center with two outs in the 10th inning gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 comeback victory over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday night and a sweep of their doubleheader.
Cole Hamels pitched seven dominant innings to become the NL’s second nine-game winner, Domonic Brown hit two of Philadelphia’s season-high five homers, and the Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 9-1 on Tuesday night.