Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 6/7/13
Now that is the way to kick off a road trip. The Phillies got to Brewers starter Wily Peralta early with two runs in the first inning, another in the second and one more in the third and they tacked on one more in the fifth inning with a Delmon Young solo home run to build a steady 5-0 lead. Tyler Cloyd was efficient and composed in picking up his second victory, evening his record at 2-2. On the night the minor league call-up went in to the seventh inning and allowed just four hits and managed to avoid letting five walks cost him. With the win the Phillies moved one game above .500 and evened their road record at 15-15. Any time Cloyd or Jonathan Pettibone takes the mound I view a win almost as a bonus. This is nothing against either pitcher, but given the state of the team, with two starting pitchers form the Opening Day lineup on the DL, I tend to just hope for the best when a minor league call-up gets a start. If the Phillies manage to pull out a win, I'll take it. Cloyd a...
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