Final: Pirates 6 - Phillies 4
Losing Pitcher: Kyle Kendrick (8-12) - 7.0 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
Save: Mark Melancon (27)
- Chase Utley was the run procuer tonight for the Phillies with an RBI triple in the bottom of the eighth inning that plated two.
- Ryan Howard ripped an RBI single that got the Phillies on the board in the fourth inning.
- Maikel Franco snapped an 0-for-9 streak by going 1-for-4 with a run scored.
- Jimmy Rollins had a decent game going 1-for-2 with a triple and a run scored.
- Marlon Byrd was the only other Phillie to record a hit going 1-for-4 with a double.
- Ben Revere was 0-for-4 with a run scored dropping his batting average to .313.
- The Phillies went 2-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.
- Starling Marte had a great game going 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBIs.
- Jordy Mercer also put in work at the plate going 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.
- Andrew McCutchen found his stroke tonight going 3-for-4 with a walk and a run scored.
- Brent Morel had a big game for Pittsburgh going 2-for-4 with an RBI double that scored Mercer.
- Neil Walker went 1-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored.
- Russell Martin was the only other Pirate with a hit going 1-for-5 with a run scored.
- The Pirates went 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position and left eight runners on base.
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