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Phillies top Marlins in 12th to extend winning streak to seven games

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MIAMI -- A downpour led to an early exit for Cole Hamels on a long night for the Philadelphia Phillies. Yet they keep winning, rain or shine.

Chase Utley hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Phillies extended their winning streak to seven games by beating the Florida Marlins 6-5 on Friday.

The Phils were up 4-1 when Hamels left after a rain delay of one hour, 18 minutes midway through the sixth inning.

"The rain killed anything he had going," teammate Jayson Werth said. "The momentum switched, and they were able to get back in the game. Pretty soon you look up and it's the 12th inning and time to make a move."

With the score 4-all, Jimmy Rollins led off the 12th with a single against Burke Badenhop (5-4), took second on a sacrifice and came home on Utley's single. Utley advanced on a groundout, and following an intentional walk, Werth singled home another run.

Brad Lidge, pitching for the first time in a week, struggled to earn his 19th save in 25 chances. He walked two and gave up a run on a wild pitch before Dan Uggla grounded into the final out with a runner at third at 12:34 a.m.

Asked to describe the game, Phils manager Charlie Manuel said: "Crazy. We stayed that long, and we won. That was something."

Philadelphia's Chad Durbin allowed the first two batters to reach in the bottom of the ninth, then retired the next three to preserve a tie. Florida stranded 13 runners, including seven in innings seven through nine.

"It was a weird game," Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "We just couldn't get that big knock when we needed to."

Clay Condrey (5-2), activated from the disabled list before the game, allowed one hit in the 11th and got the win.

The Phillies, who have won 11 of their past 12 games, increased their lead in the NL East to six games over Florida and Atlanta. The Phils have won seven games in a row in Miami, including five this season.

"We're playing good," Werth said. "We should continue to play good baseball and turn it on here down the stretch. I don't think you've seen the best baseball we've played yet."

Philadelphia improved to 28-15 on the road, best in the majors.

Utley also hit a two-run shot in the first inning for his 21st homer. Werth and Pedro Feliz had RBI hits in the fourth.

Hamels allowed four hits and threw 52 of his 68 pitches for strikes but remained winless in five career starts in Miami.

"It would have been nice to get through six or seven innings," Hamels said. "Our bullpen has been great all year. Unfortunately it didn't happen tonight."

The Marlins tied it with two runs in the eighth. Hanley Ramirez led off with a single, advanced on a groundout and came home on Ronny Paulino's two-out single. Jeremy Hermida walked against J.C. Romero, and Durbin gave up an RBI single to pinch-hitter Wes Helms.

Durbin struck out Chris Coghlan with the bases loaded to end the inning.

Rollins doubled to start the game and scored on Utley's homer against Ricky Nolasco.

Nolasco pitched six innings and gave up seven hits, including four in a row in the fourth inning. Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez singled, Werth hit an RBI single and Feliz doubled home a run for a 4-1 lead.

Coghlan hit the Marlins' first leadoff first-inning homer of the season. Pinch-hitter Ross Gload singled home a run in the seventh, and Paulino hit a two-out RBI single -- his third hit -- in the eighth.

"We battled tonight," Helms said. "We fought until the end, and that's all you can ask for."

Notes

  • The Phillies designated RHP Tyler Walker for assignment to make room for Condrey (left oblique strain).
  • Newly acquired Philadelphia RHP Pedro Martinez will throw a bullpen session Saturday in Miami, then report to Class A Clearwater.
  • The Phillies' combined one-hitter Thursday was their first since Sept. 26, 1986, against Montreal.
  • Uggla, who is 3 for 23 against Hamels, was held out of the starting lineup.
  • The gametime temperature was 90 degrees.
 
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Ryan Howard appreciates Chase Utley's home run (21) in the first inning. (AP)
Ryan Howard appreciates Chase Utley's home run (21) in the first inning. (AP)

Players of the Game
Philadelphia

C. Utley
AB 6
R 2
H 2
HR 1
RBI 3
Florida

R. Paulino
AB 5
R 3
H 3
HR 0
RBI 1
 

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Philadelphia Phillies
Jimmy Rollins, SS6220003 .231
Shane Victorino, CF5000023 .305
Chase Utley, 2B6223020 .312
Ryan Howard, 1B6120010 .262
Raul Ibanez, LF3120000 .316
    Chan Ho Park, P0000000 .154
   a- Eric Bruntlett, PH0000000 .139
    Ryan Madson, P0000000 .000
    J.C. Romero, P0000000 .000
    Chad Durbin, P0000000 .200
   b- Matt Stairs, PH1000011 .279
    Scott Eyre, P0000000 .000
    Paul Bako, C0000100 .214
Jayson Werth, RF6022023 .261
Pedro Feliz, 3B5011102 .291
Carlos Ruiz, C3000101 .231
    Clay Condrey, P0000000 .000
    Brad Lidge, P0000000 .000
Cole Hamels, P2000013 .148
    John Mayberry Jr., LF1000010 .176
   c- Greg Dobbs, PH-LF2010000 .273
Totals466126310  
a-hit by pitch for Park in the 8th
b-struck out for Durbin in the 10th
c-singled for Mayberry in the 9th
Batting
2B - Jimmy Rollins (22, Nolasco), Pedro Feliz (19, Nolasco)
HR - Chase Utley (21, Nolasco)
SH - Shane Victorino (2)
RBI - Chase Utley 3 (64), Jayson Werth 2 (58), Pedro Feliz (46)
2-OUT RBI - Jayson Werth (22)
SB - Eric Bruntlett (1, 2nd base off Calero/Paulino)
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
DP - Condrey-Utley-Howard
Philadelphia Phillies
Cole Hamels 5411151 4.72
Chan Ho Park (H,7) 2311020 5.46
Ryan Madson (H,16) 0.2222010 3.30
J.C. Romero0000100 2.93
Chad Durbin (BS,1) 1.1200220 4.34
Scott Eyre 1000120 2.04
Clay Condrey (W,5-2) 1100000 3.60
Brad Lidge (S,19) 1011200 7.09
WP - Brad Lidge (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Cole Hamels 68-52, Chan Ho Park 29-19, Ryan Madson 15-9, J.C. Romero 6-2, Chad Durbin 36-18, Scott Eyre 19-9, Clay Condrey 9-7, Brad Lidge 28-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Cole Hamels 6-4, Chan Ho Park 2-2, Ryan Madson 1-0, Chad Durbin 1-1, Clay Condrey 2-0, Brad Lidge 2-1
Batters Faced - Cole Hamels 20, Chan Ho Park 9, Ryan Madson 4, J.C. Romero 1, Chad Durbin 8, Scott Eyre 4, Clay Condrey 3, Brad Lidge 5
Florida Marlins
Chris Coghlan, LF5121124 .248
Emilio Bonifacio, 2B-3B6010002 .253
Hanley Ramirez, SS5120121 .347
Jorge Cantu, 1B6010015 .285
Cody Ross, CF6010013 .274
Ronny Paulino, C5331103 .252
Brett Carroll, RF2000012 .253
   a- Jeremy Hermida, PH-RF2000211 .250
Andy Gonzalez, 3B2000012 .143
   b- Ross Gload, PH1011000 .286
    Dan Meyer, P0000000 .000
    Kiko Calero, P0000000 .000
   c- Wes Helms, PH1011000 .250
    Leo Nunez, P0000000 .000
   d- John Baker, PH1000010 .256
    Burke Badenhop, P0000000 .000
   e- Chris Volstad, PH0000000 .091
Ricky Nolasco, P2000021 .182
    Renyel Pinto, P0000000 .000
   f- Dan Uggla, PH-2B2000202 .224
Totals465124712  
a-struck out for Carroll in the 7th
b-singled for Gonzalez in the 7th
c-singled for Calero in the 8th
d-struck out for Nunez in the 10th
e-hit a sacrifice bunt for Badenhop in the 12th
f-flied out for Pinto in the 7th
Batting
2B - Ronny Paulino (5, Park)
HR - Chris Coghlan (3, Hamels)
SH - Chris Volstad (2)
RBI - Chris Coghlan (16), Ronny Paulino (15), Ross Gload (16), Wes Helms (17)
2-OUT RBI - Ronny Paulino (10), Wes Helms (6)
Team LOB - 13
Fielding
DP - H. Ramirez-Bonifacio-Cantu
Florida Marlins
Ricky Nolasco 6744251 5.77
Renyel Pinto 1000010 2.73
Dan Meyer 0.2000000 1.75
Kiko Calero 0.1000010 1.87
Leo Nunez 2200030 3.60
Burke Badenhop (L,5-4) 2322100 3.67
IBB - Ruiz by Ricky Nolasco, Bako by Burke Badenhop
HBP - Bruntlett (by Dan Meyer), Ruiz (by Leo Nunez)
Pitches-Strikes - Ricky Nolasco 93-54, Renyel Pinto 11-8, Dan Meyer 11-7, Kiko Calero 6-3, Leo Nunez 37-25, Burke Badenhop 36-20
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ricky Nolasco 10-2, Dan Meyer 1-1, Leo Nunez 2-1, Burke Badenhop 4-2
Batters Faced - Ricky Nolasco 26, Renyel Pinto 3, Dan Meyer 3, Kiko Calero 1, Leo Nunez 9, Burke Badenhop 10
Game Information
Attendance - 22891
Game Time - 4:05
Temperature - 90
Umpires - Home - Mark Wegner, First Base - Jeff Kellogg, Second Base - Scott Barry, Third Base - Rob Drake