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Phillies edge Giants

Phillies edge Giants

Ryan Howard drove in the winning run to help the Philadelphia Phillies defeat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday night in the rubber match at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies won the game as +120 underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8).

Jayson Werth homered to drove in the other Phillies run. Pedro Martinez won his third in a two since joining the Phillies, and Brad Lidge notched his 28th save.

Eugenio Velez went 2-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run for the Giants. Tim Lincecum surrendered four hits and two runs over seven innings in the loss.