Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 7/21/12

Final: Giants 6, Phillies 5.

WP: Sergio Romo (3-1, 0.64 ERA)

LP: Jonathan Papelbon (2-4, 3.46 ERA)

SV: Santiago Casilla (24)

On a very action-packed Saturday matinee game, the Phillies ended up on the losing end thanks to a 10th-inning bunt single by Gregor Blanco.

Shane Victorino earned his 1,000th career hit, the first Hawaiian to achieve such a feat.  Cole Hamels also hit his first career home run in the third, the same inning Matt Cain went yard against him in the top half.

Joe Blanton starts the series finale against Barry Zito tomorrow afternoon.

Attendance:
  • 45,989 (250th consecutive regular-season sellout).
  • Largest regular-season crowd ever at Citizens Bank Park.

Starting Pitching Summary:

  • Matt Cain: 8.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 3 HR, 2.74 ERA
  • Cole Hamels: 7.2 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO, 3 HR, 3.23 ERA

In the 'Pen:

  • Antonio Bastardo (8th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 4.99 ERA
  • Jonathan Papelbon (9th, 10th): 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 3.46 ERA
  • Javier Lopez (9th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 3.66 ERA
  • Sergio Romo (9th): 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 0.64 ERA
  • Santiago Casilla (10th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 3.25 ERA

Scoring Summary:

  • Bottom of the 1st (Giants 0, Phillies 1): Chase Utley homers (3) on a fly ball to right field.
  • Top of the 3rd (Giants 1, Phillies 1): Matt Cain homers (1) on a fly ball to left field.
  • Top of the 3rd (Giants 3, Phillies 1): Buster Posey homers (12) on a fly ball to left field. Melky Cabrera scores.
  • Bottom of the 3rd (Giants 3, Phillies 2): Cole Hamels homers (1) on a fly ball to right field.
  • Top of the 5th (Giants 4, Phillies 2): Buster Posey singles on a line drive to left fielder Juan Pierre. Ryan Theriot scores.
  • Bottom of the 6th (Giants 4, Phillies 5): Ryan Howard homers (3) on a fly ball to right center field. Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino score.
  • Top of the 8th (Giants 5, Phillies 5): Melky Cabrera homers (10) on a fly ball to left field.
  • Top of the 10th (Giants 6, Phillies 5): Gregor Blanco singles on a bunt ground ball to first baseman Ryan Howard. Melky Cabrera scores.
What's Next:
  • Sunday, July 22, 2012; 1:35 pm EST
  • Philadelphia Phillies (41-54) vs. San Francisco Giants (53-41)
  • Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79 ERA) vs. Barry Zito (8-6, 3.75 ERA)
  • TV: MyPHL17
  • 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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