Philadelphia 12, Cleveland 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, June 24, 2010 1:05 PM
Location - Citizens Bank Park
Temperature - 96°
Umpires - Home Plate - Sam Holbrook, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Brian Knight, Third Base - Gerry Davis,
Attendance - 45085

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 6 1
Philadelphia 0 5 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 12 15 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 26-45 12-20 14-25 L5
Philadelphia 38-32 20-15 18-17 W3

Recap

Placido Polanco recorded four hits and drove in a pair of runs as the Philadelphia Phillies scored five times in both the second and sixth innings to cruise to a 12-3 triumph over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.
 
Jayson Werth had three hits for the second consecutive day and added two RBIs as Philadelphia completed its three-game sweep with its sixth win in its last eight outings.
 
Wilson Valdez also drove in a pair of runs and Dane Sardinha belted a solo homer in his season debut for the Phillies, who banged out 15 hits. Ryan Howard was the lone member of the starting lineup who did not have a hit in this one.
 
Backed by an explosive offense, Joe Blanton (3-5) breezed to his second consecutive victory. The 29-year-old Tennessee native allowed three runs and six hits but struck out a season-high eight in 7 2/3 innings.
 
Fausto Carmona (6-6) did not fare well in his first career outing against Philadelphia. The 26-year-old right-hander permitted seven runs and nine hits in four innings to take the loss.
 
Former Phillies draft selection Jason Donald belted a two-run homer and Trevor Crowe added an RBI double for Cleveland, which dropped its fifth straight and ninth in 10 games.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Philadelphia
Fausto Carmona Player Joe Blanton
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 7.2
0 Strikeouts 8
9 Hits 6
11.25 ERA 3.52
Hitting
Cleveland   Philadelphia
Jason Donald Player Placido Polanco
3 Hits 4
2 RBI 2
1 HR 0
7 TB 5
1.000 Avg .800

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 6 1 11 .188 6 9 3 0 0 1
Philadelphia 15 1 19 .405 12 2 10 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Phillies have a W/L % of .611 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Cincinnati. The Indians have a W/L % of .423 after a win and .349 after a loss.
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