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Phillies rally, win in 10th to hand Marlins fifth straight loss

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MIAMI -- Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel loves it when his team rallies to earn a big win. He would just like to lead an entire game for once.

Chase Utley hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning and the Phillies beat Florida 6-4 on Saturday night, handing the Marlins their fifth straight loss.

Philadelphia trailed 3-0 before it scored seven times in the ninth inning to beat Florida 7-3 on Friday night. Florida led 4-3 on Saturday night before Philadelphia tied it in the ninth on pinch-hitter Eric Bruntlett's run-scoring groundout.

All eight of the Phillies' wins have been come-from-behind victories.

"Scoring late is not a bad way to play if you score enough, but you don't want to play like that every night," said Manuel, who was ejected by plate umpire Ed Montague with two out in the bottom of the 10th for arguing balls and strikes.

Shane Victorino got Saturday night's rally started with a one-out single off Logan Kensing (0-1), who was designated for assignment after the game.

Victorino stole second and scored when Utley lined a shot past shortstop Hanley Ramirez and into center field. Utley moved to third on Ryan Howard's base hit and scored on Jayson Werth's single to make it 6-4.

"You've got to find a way to win, whether it's the home run or small ball," Victorino said.

Ryan Madson (2-1) pitched a scoreless ninth and Brad Lidge worked out of a bases-loaded situation in the 10th to earn his fourth save in five opportunities.

Jorge Cantu and Dan Uggla homered on consecutive pitches for the Marlins, who are stuck in their longest skid since they lost eight straight from Aug. 15-22, 2007.

"It's difficult [losing late], but we did it to Washington," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "Hopefully we don't get it repeated tomorrow."

Howard and pitcher Chan Ho Park homered for the Phillies. Park's homer was his first since 2000.

"I have three home runs in my career and they were all opposite field," Park said.

Chris Volstad allowed three runs, two earned, and four hits in seven innings for Florida. He struck out six, walked one and hit a batter with a pitch.

The Marlins scored four times in the fourth to erase a 2-0 deficit. Cantu hit a three-run shot and Uggla went deep on Park's next pitch.

Park gave up four runs and five hits in seven innings. He retired the last eight batters he faced.

Park connected with one out in the third to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead. It was Park's third career homer and first since Sept. 29, 2000, for the Los Angeles Dodgers off Woody Williams at San Diego.

Florida closer Matt Lindstrom was unavailable one night after throwing 38 pitches and surrendering a career-high seven runs.

Notes

  • Phillies LHP Cole Hamels threw before the game and remained on schedule to start Tuesday against Washington.
  • Cantu returned to the lineup after missing three games with a sore wrist.
  • Gonzalez announced that LHP Graham Taylor will be selected from Double-A Jacksonville on Sunday to start the series finale in his major league debut.
 
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Phillies slugger Ryan Howard watches his third homer of the season leave the ballpark.  (AP)
Phillies slugger Ryan Howard watches his third homer of the season leave the ballpark. (AP)

Players of the Game
Florida

J. Cantu
AB 5
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 3
Philadelphia

R. Howard
AB 5
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 1
 

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Philadelphia Phillies
Jimmy Rollins, SS5110000 .162
Shane Victorino, CF5120000 .258
Chase Utley, 2B3111111 .322
Ryan Howard, 1B5121002 .281
Jayson Werth, RF4111121 .293
Raul Ibanez, LF5010002 .328
Pedro Feliz, 3B3000000 .269
   a- Greg Dobbs, PH1000012 .083
    Ryan Madson, P0000000 .000
   b- Miguel Cairo, PH1000012 .000
    Brad Lidge, P0000000 .000
Lou Marson, C2000120 .286
   c- Matt Stairs, PH0000000 .364
   d- Eric Bruntlett, PH-3B1001000 .167
Chan Ho Park, P3111011 .200
    Chad Durbin, P00000001.000
    Scott Eyre, P0000000 .000
   e- Chris Coste, PH-C1000001 .207
Totals3969538  
a-struck out for Feliz in the 9th
b-struck out for Madson in the 10th
c-announced for Marson in the 9th
d-grounded out for Stairs in the 9th
e-grounded out for Eyre in the 9th
Batting
3B - Shane Victorino (2, Volstad)
HR - Ryan Howard (3, Volstad), Chan Ho Park (1, Volstad)
RBI - Chase Utley (14), Ryan Howard (10), Jayson Werth (10), Eric Bruntlett (2), Chan Ho Park (1)
SB - Shane Victorino (3, 2nd base off Kensing/Baker)
Team LOB - 7
Philadelphia Phillies
Chan Ho Park 7544152 7.16
Chad Durbin 0.2100110 6.75
Scott Eyre 0.1000010 0.00
Ryan Madson (W,2-1) 1100020 4.00
Brad Lidge (S,4) 1100230 7.27
HBP - Maybin (by Chan Ho Park)
Pitches-Strikes - Chan Ho Park 99-63, Chad Durbin 17-8, Scott Eyre 7-4, Ryan Madson 17-12, Brad Lidge 34-17
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chan Ho Park 6-10
Batters Faced - Chan Ho Park 28, Chad Durbin 4, Scott Eyre 1, Ryan Madson 4, Brad Lidge 6
Florida Marlins
Emilio Bonifacio, 3B5000021 .270
John Baker, C5120010 .306
Hanley Ramirez, SS4120111 .292
Jorge Cantu, 1B5123013 .348
Dan Uggla, 2B3111210 .213
Jeremy Hermida, LF3000010 .291
   a- Wes Helms, PH1000012 .278
    Brett Carroll, LF0000100 .111
Cody Ross, RF5000033 .226
Cameron Maybin, CF2000000 .208
    Dan Meyer, P0000000 .000
    Leo Nunez, P0000000 .000
    Renyel Pinto, P0000000 .000
    Kiko Calero, P0000000 .000
   b- Ross Gload, PH1000010 .250
    Logan Kensing, P0000000 .000
Chris Volstad, P2000001 .125
   c- Alfredo Amezaga, PH-CF2010000 .261
Totals38484412  
a-struck out for Hermida in the 8th
b-struck out for Calero in the 9th
c-fouled out for Volstad in the 7th
Batting
2B - Hanley Ramirez (7, Durbin), Jorge Cantu (4, Lidge)
HR - Jorge Cantu (3, Park), Dan Uggla (4, Park)
RBI - Jorge Cantu 3 (11), Dan Uggla (16)
SB - Hanley Ramirez (3, 2nd base off Park/Marson)
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - Uggla-H. Ramirez-Cantu
E - Dan Uggla (3, Misplayed grounder)
Florida Marlins
Chris Volstad 7432162 2.70
Dan Meyer (H,4) 1000100 3.52
Leo Nunez (H,3) 0.1111110 4.32
Renyel Pinto (BS,1) 0.1000000 1.42
Kiko Calero 0.1000000 1.13
Logan Kensing (L,0-1) 1422010 9.82
HBP - Utley (by Chris Volstad)
WP - Renyel Pinto (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Chris Volstad 105-63, Dan Meyer 16-10, Leo Nunez 18-11, Renyel Pinto 4-3, Kiko Calero 1-1, Logan Kensing 27-16
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chris Volstad 10-5, Dan Meyer 2-1, Renyel Pinto 1-0, Kiko Calero 1-0, Logan Kensing 1-1
Batters Faced - Chris Volstad 27, Dan Meyer 4, Leo Nunez 3, Renyel Pinto 1, Kiko Calero 1, Logan Kensing 7
Game Information
Attendance - 26412
Game Time - 3:38
Temperature - 80
Umpires - Home - Ed Montague, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Tony Randazzo, Third Base - Chris Guccione