San Diego Padres At Citizens Bank Park
The San Diego Padres are coming to Citizens Bank Park for a weekend series starting on July 22nd. The Philadelphia Phillies who have the best record in Major League Baseball at 61-36 will be seeking their 186th consecutive sellout. Phillies tickets for this series are available here.
Probable pitchers for the opening game on Friday will be Cory Luebke (3-3) for the Padres and Cole Hamels (11-5) for the Phils.
Cole Hamels (12-5) pitched 8 innings as the Phils beat the Padres 3-1. Hamels struck out 10 Padre hitters, only allowed 3 hits and gave up 1 run. Temperature at game time was 98 degrees. That didn’t stop Phillies fans from jamming the stands as the Phils had their 186th consecutive sellout. Crowd numbers for the game were 45,383.
The Philadelphia Phillies only had 6 hits in the game and the leading hitter for the Phils was Chase Utley going 2 for 4 with a single and a double.
Probable pitchers for Saturday’s 4:10 PM game are Mat Latos (5-10) going for the Padres and Kyle Kendrick (5-4) taking the mound for the Phils.
In a baseball game where 6 home runs were hit, it’s no wonder the game winning hit was a homer. Michael Martinez hit a 3 run homer in the 7th inning to propel the Phils over the Padres 8-6 for the 9th straight time. Chase Utley added 2 home runs for the Phillies and Ryan Howard hit his 19th. Neither starting pitcher got a decision. Attendance for the game was 45,072 and these baseball fans withstood 100 degree temperatures. It was also the 187th consecutive sellout at Citizens Bank Park.
2 games left in this series with the San Diego Padres. Probable pitchers for Sunday afternoon’s game will be Tim Stauffer (6-6) for the Padres and Roy Halladay (11-4) for the Phils. Game time is 1:35.
The Phils took game 3 of the 4 game series against the Padres. Roy Halladay withstood the heat today pitching 8 innings and picking up his 12th win of the season. Phils won 5-3 scoring all of their runs in the first 3 innings. Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez each went 2 for 4 leading the Phillies hitting attack. The thermometer only hit 94 degrees at game time as another consecutive sellout, the 188th, was achieved. Today’s attendance at Citizens Bank Park was 45,241.
Starting pitchers for tomorrows game will be Aaron Harang (8-2) for San Diego and Cliff Lee (9-6) for Philadelphia. Game time is slated for 1:05 PM.
Padres finally beat Phillies 5-4 snapping a 10 game losing streak against Phils. Put your brooms away, there will be no sweep of San Diego. Chris Denorfia stole home in the 2nd inning as the Padres scored 4 times. Cliff Lee got clobbered going only 4 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 runs all earned. Shane Victorino went 3 for 4 and Raul Ibanez added 2 hits in the Phillies losing cause.
Attendance for today’s game was 45,640 making it the 189th consecutive sellout at Citizens Bank Park.
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