Phillies rout Padres; avoid sweep
|Phillies rout Padres; avoid sweep|
The Philadelphia Phillies had their bats alive right from the beginning on Sunday, as they thumped the San Diego Padres 14-2 and avoided a three-game sweep at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won the game as -160 favorites, and the 16 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (11.5).
Jayson Werth was 5-for-5 with four RBI in leading the Phillies, while Ryan Howard also drove in four runs in the win. Kyle Kendrick gave up six hits and one run over six innings for his seventh victory.
Geoff Blum had two hits and one RBI in a losing effort. Tim Stauffer was rocked for 11 hits and 11 runs in just four innings on the hill.