Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 8/1/12


Final: Phillies 3, Nationals 2. 

WP: Vance Worley (6-6, 3.63 ERA) LP: Edwin Jackson (6-7, 3.57 ERA) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (23)

Newly acquired Nate Schierholtz and Josh Lindblom put on the red pinstripes for the first time Wednesday evening in the second game of the three-game series down in Washington.

Schierholtz went 2-5 with 1 RBI. His home run in the 5th inning was the eventual go-ahead and game-winning run.  Lindblom made an appearance in the eighth inning, facing two batters- one of whom struck out.

Jimmy Rollins was a key factor in tonight's victory, as he homered twice off of opposing starter Edwin Jackson.  Tonight was his first multi-homer night since July 20, 2011. He has eight such games in total for his career.

All-Star Cole Hamels starts in the series finale Thursday evening against left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler.

Attendance: 23,337

Starting Pitching Summary:

  • Vance Worley: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 3.63 ERA
  • Edwin Jackson: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 6 SO, 3 HR, 3.57 ERA

In the 'Pen:

  • Michael Gonzalez (6th, 7th): 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR, 2.29 ERA
  • Ryan Mattheus (8th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.13 ERA
  • Antonio Bastardo (8th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 4.93 ERA
  • Josh Lindblom (8th): 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.00 ERA
  • Jeremy Horst (8th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 0.87 ERA
  • Sean Burnett (9th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 2.02 ERA
  • Jonathan Papelbon (9th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.14 ERA

Scoring Summary:

  • Bottom of the 1st (Phillies 0, Nationals 1): Adam LaRoche singles on a line drive to center fielder John Mayberry. Bryce Harper scores.
  • Bottom of the 1st (Phillies 0, Nationals 2): Danny Espinosa grounds into a force out. Chad Tracy scores.
  • Top of the 3rd (Phillies 1, Nationals 2): Jimmy Rollins homers (11) on a fly ball to right field.
  • Top of the 5th (Phillies 2, Nationals 2): Jimmy Rollins homers (12) on a fly ball to right center field.
  • Top of the 5th (Phillies 3, Nationals 2): Nate Schierholtz homers (6) on a fly ball to right field.
What's Next:
  • Thursday, August 2, 2012; 7:05 pm EST
  • Philadelphia Phillies (47-57) at Washington Nationals (61-42)
  • Cole Hamels (11-5, 3.31 ERA) vs. Ross Detwiler (5-4, 3.24 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.

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