Phillies push Dodgers to brink
|Phillies push Dodgers to brink|
Jimmy Rollins' two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in Game 4 of the NLCS on Monday night.
Philadelphia cashed as -125 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Ryan Howard hit a two-run dinger for the Phillies, as Brad Lidge picked up the win in relief of starter Joe Blanton for Philadelphia.
James Loney was 2-for-4 with a run batted in for Los Angeles, while Jonathan Broxton was tagged with the loss after allowing the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning.
The Phillies now lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.