Philadelphia Drops San Diego 4-2 - Match Report
Philadelphia got a 4-2 victory over San Diego on Wednesday, with Cliff Lee earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia was favored by -162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Cliff Lee earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddy Galvis in the win.
San Diego got a 6-inning outing from Eric Stults in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Chase Headley had 1 hit in the loss for the Padres.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while San Diego only had 5.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.