Philadelphia 4, San Francisco 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, July 22, 2012 1:35 PM
Location - Citizens Bank Park
Temperature - 80°
Umpires - Home Plate - Manny Gonzalez, First Base - Paul Schrieber, Second Base - Lazaro Diaz, Third Base - Mike Everitt,
Attendance - 44551

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Francisco 53-42 29-16 24-26 L1
Philadelphia 42-54 18-29 24-25 W1

Recap

Phillies 4, Giants 3 (12): Jimmy Rollins singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning and host Philadelphia avoided a three-game sweep.

John Mayberry Jr. swatted a pair of solo home runs for the Phillies, who snapped a seven-game home losing skid.

Kyle Kendrick (4-8) pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings to hand San Francisco only its second loss in nine games since the All-Star break.

Carlos Ruiz ignited the winning rally by drawing a one-out walk off Brad Penny (0-1) before Laynce Nix followed with a single to put runners at the corners.

Rollins, who had only two hits in his previous 18 at-bats, ended it with a single to center to help Philadelphia boost its National League-worst home record to 18-29.

Nate Schierholtz clubbed a pair of solo home runs for the Giants, the second one tying the game at 3-3 in the top of the eighth inning.

Philadelphia starter Joe Blanton gave up three runs on seven hits in eight innings. Giants left-hander Barry Zito went seven innings, allowing three runs on five hits and recording a season-high seven strikeouts.

Schierholtz led off the game with his fourth homer before Chase Utley tied it in the bottom of the first with an RBI triple off Zito.

After Pablo Sandoval's RBI double in the fourth put the Giants ahead, Mayberry went deep in the fourth and seventh innings to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead before Schierholtz tied it in the eighth with his second solo blast.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Mayberry is 4-for-6 with three homers lifetime against Zito. It was his second career multi-homer game. ... Schierholtz's second homer was the 22nd surrendered by Blanton this season. ... Philadelphia activated OF Nix activated from the disabled list and designated OF Jason Pridie for assignment. ... Sandoval collected his first RBI on a hit since his three-run triple in the All-Star Game. ... The Giants return home to open a 10-game homestand with a three-game set against the San Diego Padres on Monday. ... Philadelphia continues its six-game homestand with a three-game series Monday against Milwaukee.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Francisco   Philadelphia
Barry Zito Player Joe Blanton
No Decision W/L No Decision
7.0 IP 8.0
7 Strikeouts 6
5 Hits 7
3.86 ERA 3.38
Hitting
San Francisco   Philadelphia
Nate SchierholtzPlayer John Mayberry
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 2
2 HR 2
8 TB 8
.400 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Francisco 9 2 19 .205 13 12 3 3 1 1
Philadelphia 10 2 18 .233 13 11 4 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Phillies have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .389 after a loss.
  • San Francisco will play their next game at home against San Diego. The Giants have a W/L % of .528 after a win and .595 after a loss.