Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 10/2/12
Anyone still watching out there? The Nationals have clinched the National League East. All that's left to do now is finish these next two games. For the Phillies, all they're trying to do is end the season with a few more wins. Tyler Cloyd was originally scheduled to start tonight's ballgame in Washington, but due to a tired arm, this became a bullpen game. B.J. Rosenberg started it off for the Phillies, followed by the rest of the troops. After three scoreless innings between the Phils and Nats, Darin Ruf broke the tie with a solo home run in the fourth, a moon shot to deep left field. The Nats got that run back, though. In their half of the inning, Adam LaRoche scored on a single from Roger Bernadina. All even at one. After four solid innings from Rosenberg, Charlie pulled him for Jake Diekman. Rosenberg allowed just the one run on three hits, walking two and striking out three. Diekman pitched a scoreless fifth. He gave up two hits, but struck out two. Josh Lindblom would come in...
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