Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 3

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - Citizens Bank Park
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Dale Scott, First Base - Jerry Meals, Second Base - CB Bucknor, Third Base - Dan Iassogna,
Attendance - 44781

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 10 0
Philadelphia 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 6 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 82-59 44-28 38-31 L2
Philadelphia 90-48 48-22 42-26 W2

Recap


Rookie Vance Worley tossed six solid innings to secure his ninth straight win and Raul Ibanez drove in three runs as the Philadelphia Phillies recorded a 6-3 victory over the visiting Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
 
Chase Utley homered for the first time since Aug. 21 and Ryan Howard scored twice as Philadelphia extended its lead to 9 1/2 games over Atlanta in the National League East.
 
The Phillies reduced their magic number for clinching their fifth consecutive division title to 14 with 24 contests remaining.
 
Philadelphia won for the 14th consecutive time with Worley (11-1) on the mound. He allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out six.
 
With the game tied at 2-2 in the sixth, Howard scored on a wild pitch by Tim Hudson (14-9) and Ibanez plated Hunter Pence with a double to right center field.
 
Dan Uggla belted his team-leading 33rd homer of the season and former Phillie Michael Bourn had three hits for Atlanta, which has dropped four of its last five.

The Braves lead the St. Louis Cardinals by 7 1/2 game in the wild card standings.
 
Hudson suffered his third loss in 12 decisions after permitting four runs on six hits in six innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   Philadelphia
Tim Hudson Player Vance Worley
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 7
6.00 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Atlanta   Philadelphia
Michael Bourn Player Raul Ibanez
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 3
0 HR 0
4 TB 4
.600 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 10 1 15 .286 24 10 3 4 1 0
Philadelphia 9 1 14 .281 14 6 5 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Phillies have a W/L % of .584 after a win and .776 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Braves have a W/L % of .573 after a win and .593 after a loss.
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