Ian Kennedy vs Vance Worley Battle Sees Arizona Fall 4-1
Philadelphia got a 4-1 victory over Arizona on Thursday, with David Herndon earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia was favored by -133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
David Herndon earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from John Mayberry in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 7 hits, while Arizona only had 3.
Ryan Madson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Arizona, they head on the road to face Atlanta.