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Recap - Philadelphia Defeats New York 3-2

New York dropped a 3-2 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Kendrick.

Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Kyle Kendrick earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kevin Frandsen in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Wright in a losing cause.

Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-7 advantage in hits.

Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against Atlanta. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.