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Lance Lynn threw one-hit ball for seven innings and Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Lynn (3-0) did not allow a hit until John Mayberry Jr., led off the fifth with a double. Lynn struck out eight and walked three in his longest outing of the season.
Trevor Rosenthal and Mitchell Boggs each tossed a scoreless inning to combine for St. Louis' fourth shutout of the season.
Beltran's solo shot off Cliff Lee (2-1) in the fifth inning gave him homers in the first three games of the four-game series. Allen Craig had a two-run single in a four-run third for the Cards.
Lee easily had his worst start of the year. After walking one batter all season, he walked the bases loaded in the third that led to St. Louis' big inning.
Lee had none of his usual control in a game where the temperatures dipped into the 40s and the wind whipped all night. He walked the bases loade...
BEST OF MAXIM
St. Louis Cardinals switch-hitting right fielder Carlos Beltran started the season a bit slowly. The 36-year old, who starred for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic, had been nursing a broken toe that not only seemed to limit him in the field, but at the plate as well.
If Beltran's recent performance at the plate is any indication, his toe seems to be doing much...
Cliff Lee didn’t look himself tonight (Photo: AP).
Cliff Lee was cold and the bats were colder. The recipe was toxic, and made for a long and boring night for the Phillies, who fell to the Cardinals 5-0. The loss dropped the Phillies to 7-11 on the season.
LEE LOOKS HUMAN
- As I wrote in tonight’s Gameday, no Phillies pitcher has instilled more confidence in the team than Cliff...
Carlos Beltran hit his third home run of the series in the fifth inning. The Phillies used a big inning of Friday night to coast to a win. On Saturday, it was the Cardinals doing the same. Backed by a solid pitching performance from Lance Lynn, the Cardinals jumped on...
(AP) -- With their offense possibly awoken, the Philadelphia Phillies are hoping to parlay a win over the St. Louis Cardinals into more success.
The sturdy Cliff Lee should give them a chance to do so as he takes the mound Saturday night against the visiting Cardinals.
Philadelphia's 8-2 win Friday in the second of a four-game set snapped a four-game slide. Though it was shortened...
Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth, Adam Wainwright pitched seven solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals escaped a ninth-inning jam for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
Philadelphia put runners at first and third with nobody out against Edward Mujica, but the fill-in closer retired three straight batters to preserve the victory.
Cliff Lee goes for his third win of the season in Saturday night's game against the Cardinals. Friday night's game at Citizens Bank Park was certainly a different tune from previous games. After scoring just 10 runs on a six-game road trip and adding just three in Thursday night's loss,...
Philadelphia Phillies (7-10) vs St. Louis Cardinals (9-7)
Cliff Lee (2-0, 1.52) vs Lance Lynn (2-0, 5.40)
Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: 54, partly cloudy
Media: Twitter and Facebook
So that’s what winning feels like? After what feels like forever (“forever” being four games in this very young season), the Phillies finally got back in the win column last night...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth, Adam Wainwright pitched seven solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals escaped a ninth-inning jam for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
Philadelphia put runners at first and third with nobody out against Edward Mujica, but the fill-in closer retired three straight batters to hand the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Lance Lynn threw one-hit ball for seven innings and Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Lynn (3-0) did not allow a hit until John Mayberry Jr., led off the fifth with a double. Lynn struck out eight and walked three in his longest outing of the season....
Cliff Lee entered tonight’s game against St. Louis with an earned run average not far above one. His record was two wins, no losses and he walked only one batter prior to tonight. He had gone at least seven innings in his first three starts, allowing a total of only two runs. He would hit a [...]
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is out of the lineup against the Washington Nationals after feeling soreness in his right side during batting practice.
Manager Mike Matheny said neither Adams nor the team's medical staff thinks the injury is serious.
Adams originally was listed as hitting fifth Monday night. He's batting .524 with three homers and eight RBIs...
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I am putting up a reward: “Lost Offense”, please call the Philadelphia Phillies if found. Reward — World Series Title.
How can this be an issue again, the last 3 years have been a frustration in watching this talent produce such meager numbers in runs per game. The starting pitching has more than done their part in keeping a tight hold on opposing teams producing runs. In the...