Phillies avoid elimination

Phillies avoid elimination

The Philadelphia Phillies will live another day as they doubled the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Thursday night in Game 5, and will now head back home trailing the NLCS 3-2.

The Phillies won the game as -118 favorites, while the six runs made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5) set by sportsbooks.

Roy Halladay scattered six hits and two earned runs over six innings for the victory. Brad Lidge tossed a scoreless ninth for his first save.

Tim Lincecum suffered the loss, giving up four hits and three runs over seven innings for the Giants.