Originally written on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 11/17/14

Final: Phillies 6, Braves 12.

WP: Chad Durbin (4-1, 3.07 ERA) LP: Antonio Bastardo (2-4, 5.45 ERA)

Tonight's game featured a series of highs-and-lows for the Philadelphia Phillies. The bottom of the 1st was positive in the fact that Jimmy Rollins picked up his 40th career leadoff home run, in which he homered off of opposing starter Tim Hudson to the first row in right field.  Another positive was in the bottom of the fifth inning, where the Phillies scored five runs to tie the game at six as Ryan Howard hit a three-run home run to left center field.  

Unfortunately, between and following those events, the Phillies starting pitching and bullpen could not hold off the potent Atlanta Braves offense.  Kyle Kendrick, filling in for Joe Blanton who was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, lasted just three and a third innings, allowing seven hits, three walks and six earned runs while only striking out one batter.

The Phillies have off on Thursday before playing the St. Louis Cardinals, starting Friday night, in a three-game series to end the homestand.

Attendance: 41,501 (3rd consecutive non-sellout).

Starting Pitching Summary:

  • Tim Hudson: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 2 HR, 3.77 ERA
  • Kyle Kendrick: 3.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR, 4.86 ERA

In the 'Pen:


  • Luis Avilan (5th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 2.84 ERA
  • Cory Gearrin (5th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 1.13 ERA
  • Chad Durbin (6th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.07 ERA
  • Jonny Venters (7th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.79 ERA
  • Eric O'Flaherty (8th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 2.43 ERA
  • Craig Kimbrel (9th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 1.26 ERA


    • Raul Valdes (4th, 5th): 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 3.33 ERA
    • Michael Schwimer (6th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 3.52 ERA
    • Antonio Bastardo (7th): 0.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 5.45 ERA
    • Josh Lindblom (7th, 8th): 0.1 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 3.40 ERA
    • Jeremy Horst (8th, 9th): 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 1.29 ERA

    Scoring Summary:

    • Bottom of the 1st (Braves 0, Phillies 1): Jimmy Rollins homers (13) on a line drive to right field.
    • Top of the 2nd (Braves 1, Phillies 1): David Ross grounds out. Freddie Freeman scores.
    • Top of the 2nd (Braves 3, Phillies 1): Tim Hudson doubles (2) on a sharp fly ball to center fielder John Mayberry.  Dan Uggla, Paul Janish score.
    • Top of the 2nd (Braves 4, Phillies 1): Martin Prado singles on a ground ball to right fielder Nate Schierholtz. Tim Hudson scores.
    • Top of the 4th (Braves 6, Phillies 1): Michael Bourn homers (9) on a fly ball to right center field. Paul Janish scores.
    • Bottom of the 5th (Braves 6, Phillies 2): Jimmy Rollins doubles (25) on a sharp line drive to right fielder Jason Heyward. Kevin Frandsen scores.
    • Bottom of the 5th (Braves 6, Phillies 3): Domonic Brown doubles (3) on a sharp line drive to center fielder Michael Bourn. Jimmy Rollins scores.
    • Bottom of the 5th (Braves 6, Phillies 6): Ryan Howard homers (6) on a fly ball to left center field. Domonic Brown, Chase Utley score.
    • Top of the 7th (Braves 9, Phillies 6): Dan Uggla doubles (21) on a sharp ground ball to left fielder Domonic Brown. Jason Heyward score, Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman score.
    • Top of the 7th (Braves 10, Phillies 6): David Ross reaches on a throwing error by third baseman Kevin Frandsen. Dan Uggla scores.
    • Top of the 8th (Braves 11, Phillies 6): Michael Bourn doubles (20) on a line drive to center fielder John Mayberry.  Tyler Pastornicky scores.
    • Top of the 8th (Braves 12, Phillies 6): Freddie Freeman grounds out.  Michael Bourn scores.
    What's Next:
    • Friday, August 10, 2012; 7:05 pm EST
    • Philadelphia Phillies (50-61) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (60-50)
    • Roy Halladay (5-6, 4.02 ERA) vs. Kyle Lohse (12-2, 2.79 ERA)
    • TV: CSN, MLBN
    • Radio: 1210 WPHT, 94 WIP

    Matt Rappa is a contributor for Buzz on Broad. You can find him on Twitter at @mattrappa.

    Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

    Mark Wahlberg: Tom Brady is 'an American hero'

    Cavs beat Hawks without Kyrie Irving, take 2-0 lead

    John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

    Minor League team cancels 'A-Rod Juice Box Night'

    Dolphins teammate on Dion Jordan: It’s a bad situation


    Texans reportedly the favorite to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’

    Will Smith suspended eight games for 'foreign substance'

    Report: Kobe Bryant likely to retire following next season

    Don Shula named in painkiller lawsuit from former NFL players

    Kyrie Irving questionable for Game 2 versus Atlanta

    Michael Sam signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

    The Los Angeles Angels are finally finding their groove

    Re-evaluating all 30 MLB teams at the quarter mark

    Is virtual reality training the next leap forward for football?

    Warriors a very shaky 2-0 against the Rockets

    NFL icon Bud Grant zings Pats with Deflategate joke on Twitter

    RG3 announces daughter's birth on social media

    Don't listen to Nick Saban, the bowl system is just fine

    MLB scores partial victory in minor league wage lawsuits

    Ranking the NBA Playoffs' most significant injuries

    WATCH: Will Smith ejected for foreign substance on arm

    Guy behind NFL's social media trolling of Pats is a Jets fan?

    In defense of 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie

    MLB News
    Delivered to your inbox
    You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

    By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
    the YARDBARKER app
    Get it now!
    Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

    John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

    Jim Kelly: No doubt Tom Brady cheated

    Post-combine NBA Draft big board: Top 30

    Ex-players sue NFL for conspiring to push painkillers

    Astros surprising, but can get better with Correa

    Here come the Giants

    Aaron Hernandez got new tattoo in prison

    TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

    Ten players who could benefit due to PAT rule change

    Five QBs set for breakout campaigns

    Report: Lakers will pursue Thibodeau

    MLS leaders struggling with attendance

    Today's Best Stuff
    For Bloggers

    Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

    Company Info
    What is Yardbarker?

    Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.