Joe Saunders vs Roy Halladay Battle Sees Arizona Fall 3-0
Arizona couldn't get its offense rolling against Roy Halladay in a 3-0 loss to Philadelphia in baseball action on Saturday.
Philadelphia won as a -141 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Roy Halladay earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Erik Kratz in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Stephen Drew in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 4.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.