San Diego Downed 2-0 By Philadelphia - Clayton Richard Takes Loss
Cole Hamels led Philadelphia to a shutout performance against San Diego 2-0 on Friday at PETCO Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.5.
Philadelphia got 8 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Clayton Richard worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Orlando Hudson in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 6-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Ryan Madson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.