Tom Koehler vs Kyle Kendrick Tilt Ends in Philadelphia 7-2 Win
Miami dropped a 7-2 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Monday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Kendrick.
Philadelphia was favored by -188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Kyle Kendrick earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Domonic Brown in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Tom Koehler worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 11 hits, while Miami only had 6.