Phillies v. Padres
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 3-7
- Philadelphia is 1-29 when trailing after eight innings this season.
- However, they've done a good job of holding on to late leads going 19-3 when leading after eight innings.
- The Phillies are currently in the midst of playing 41 games in 41 days.
- Jimmy Rollins went 1-for-4 and inched closer to Mike Schmidt's team record with his first inning single. He then stole second and then third on the same play.
- Rollins is two hits away from tying Schmidt's record for most hits in Phillies franchise history and three away from breaking the record.
- Reid Brignac bounced back from three poor at-bats to hit a walkoff three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to win it for the Phillies.
- Carlos Ruiz had a good game going 1-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored.
Place: 4th in NL West
Last 10: 3-7
- The Padres have been shutout out in three of their last five games.
- Cameron Maybin had the only extra-base hit for the Padres with a double and he was 1-for-3 on the night.
- Chris Denorfia and Tommy Medica both went 1-for-4.
- Chase Headley also recorded a hit going 1-for-3.
2-7, 5.68 ERA, 1.55 WHIP
Stults, 34, allowed six runs on eight hits with two strikeouts in 2.1 innings of work in Sunday's loss to the Nationals. In three career games (two starts) against the Phillies, Stults is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. In one career start at Citizens Bank Park, he allowed two runs on six hits with five strikeouts in six innings getting the no-decision.
1-6, 4.30 ERA, 1.38 WHIP
Kendrick, 29, allowed four runs on six hits with five walks and two strikeouts in a loss to the Nationals last Thursday. In five career games (four starts) against the Padres, Kendrick is 3-1 with a 4.44 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. In 104 career games (87 starts) at Citizens Bank Park, he is 34-33 with a 4.35 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP.