Phillies v. Giants
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 3-7
- Scoring first has been big for the Phillies as they are 28-17 when getting on the board first but just 15-39 when allowing the opponent to score first.
- Philadelphia is 2-47 when trailing after eight innings this season.
- However, they've done a good job of holding on to late leads going 33-4 when leading after eight innings.
- Starters going deep into games has not exactly been a guaranteed victory for the Phillies as they are just 24-24 when the starter goes longer than six innings.
- Out-hitting an opponent seems to be key as Philadelphia is 30-14 when out-hitting opponents but 8-38 when getting outhit.
- The Phillies have the best second-half record in the National League over the last 10 years going 423-309.
- Philadelphia has the best second-half record in Major League Baseball since 2008 going 250-185.
- Ben Revere had two more hits tonight going 2-for-4 and was picked off by Giants starter Madison Bumgarner.
- Carlos Ruiz had a strong return for the Phillies going 2-for-4 with a double.
- Jimmy Rollins ripped a one-out double in the bottom of the ninth inning and was driven in by Marlon Byrd.
- Byrd went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth.
- The only other Phillie to record a hit was Dom Brown who went 1-for-3.
- Aided by two walks, Jonathan Papelbon allowed three runs in the top of the ninth inning.
Place: 1st in NL West
Last 10: 7-3
- San Francisco has won 10 of their last 14 games against the Phillies including nine of their last 11 games at Citizens Bank Park.
- The Giants have won 10 of their last 15 games and are currently one game up on the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the National League West.
- Scoring first is the key to victory for San Francisco as they are 42-11 when scoring first but 15-33 when allowing the first run of the game.
- They have done a great job late in games as they are 46-3 when leading after eight innings but are just 5-37 when trailing heading into the ninth inning.
- Four runs seems to be the line for the Giants as they are 46-10 when scoring four or more runs but just 11-34 when scoring three or fewer.
- Once again Hunter Pence with the big hit for the Giants last night. His two-out, three-run double in the top of the ninth gave San Francisco a 3-0 lead. He was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, a stolen base and three RBIs on the night.
- Brandon Crawford was 0-for-2 on the night with two walks, a stolen base and a run scored.
- Pablo Sandoval went 1-for-3 at the plate and was hit by a pitch.
- Ehire Adrianza added another hit tonight and was caught stealing at second
8-6, 2.78 ERA, 1.10 WHIP
Hudson, 39, allowed one run on eight hits with three strikeouts in 7.1 innings of work in Saturday's win over the Marlins. In 29 career starts against the Phillies, Hudson is 11-9 with a 3.72 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP. In 10 career starts at Citizens Bank Park, he is 4-3 with a 3.55 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP.
4-5, 2.83 ERA, 1.17 WHIP
Hamels, 30, allowed one run on four hits with nine strikeouts in seven innings in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Braves. In 12 career games against the Giants, Hamels is 5-3 with a 3.75 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. In 128 career starts at Citizens Bank Park, he is 52-41 with a 3.32 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP with six complete games and four shutouts.