Joe Blanton vs Tim Stauffer Battle Sees San Diego Fall 4-2

Joe Blanton vs Tim Stauffer Battle Sees San Diego Fall 4-2

Philadelphia needed extra innings to claim victory on Saturday, scoring late against San Diego for a 4-2 final at PETCO Park.

Philadelphia won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Philadelphia got 7 innings from Joe Blanton, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Kyle Kendrick earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.

San Diego's starting pitcher Tim Stauffer worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Cameron Maybin in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.

Ryan Madson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.