Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Arizona 4-3
Philadelphia grabbed a 4-3 win over Arizona on Friday, as Jonathan Papelbon was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Carlos Ruiz in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Wade Miley worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Davidson in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.