Monday, May 20, 2013

Galvis hits walk off HR

In Philadelphia Sunday, Freddy Galvis (.298) hit a walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning , one of his 2 hits on the day to give the Phillies  a 3-2 win over the Reds in the rubber game of their series.  Jonathan Pettibone was good again, going 7 innings and allowing just 2 runs, only 1 of which was earned, on 7 hits and 3 walks.  Justin De Fratus threw a scoreless 8th and Antonio Bastardo pitched the 9th and picked the win, his 2nd this year and #19 for HomeSiders this season.  After the game the Phillies announced Carlos Ruiz will stay in Philadelphia today for an MRI on his strained right hamstring, and Ryan Howard will also undergo MRI on his left knee as a precaution.  Ryan will join the Phillies in Miami after his test, and Carlos will probably come along on Tuesday.

In Cleveland, Michael Bourn (.321) had 2 more hits and scored 2 run for the Tribe in their 6-0 win over the Mariners.  Bourn was 7 for 14 in the 3-game set against Seattle over the weekend!...............In Reading, Troy Hanzawa (.339), Jim Murphy (.314), and Zack Collier all had 2 hit for the Fightin Phils, who lost 11-3 to the Senators.  Austin Wright allowed 5 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks in just 2.1 innings, and Juan Sosa allowed 5 more in his his 3 innings of work.  Neither of these guys are having a good time this year, Wright at 11.88, and Sosa at 6.94........In Clearwater, Harold Martinez had 3 hits and 2 RBI, and the Threshers defeated Tampa, 6-2............The BlueClaws were rained out in Lakewood and hit the road today.

In North Little Rock, the Travelers topped Springfield, 5-3.  Mike Cisco retired all 4 hitters he faced for Arkansas, dropping his ERA to 1.98...............In Pensacola, Travis Mattair had a single, a double and a walk for the Blue Wahoos, but Mobile scored 4 runs in the 11th inning and took a 6-4 victory.

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