Friday, June 29, 2012

Phillies come up short against Bucs

In Philadelphia Thursday, Kyle Kendrick allowed 5 runs in the 1st inning, and then 6 more innings without giving up another one, but the Phillies came up short, dropping a 5-4 decision to the Pirates.  From innings 2-7, Kendrick (2-8) allowed just 2 hits and 2 walks, keeping the Phillies in the game, but Pittsburgh held on for the win.

In Denver, The Rockies beat the Nationals, 11-10 in 11 innings.  Josh Outman was the starter for the Rockies, and allowed 5 runs on 5 hits in just 3 innings of work.  Outman is still searching for that elusive first win, and his ERA is a whopping 9.32!  Ouch!

In Baltimore, Lou Marson had a hit and a walk, and scored a run to help the Indians beat the Orioles, 7-2.  After a very slow start, Lou has his average up to .250 and is proving that if he is given some playing time, he can still hit......In Tampa, Quintin Berry (.316)  had a single, an RBI, and scored a run for Detroit, as the Tigers got the best of the Rays, 5-2........In Atlanta, the Diamondbacks edged the Braves, 3-2.  Michael Bourn (.306) was 0 for 3 with a walk, but drove in a run with a sacrifice fly for Atlanta.

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