Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/25/13
Roy Halladay pitched six strong innings in his return from the disabled list and John Mayberry Jr. homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Cody Asche had two hits with a double and two RBIs and Roger Bernadina had two RBIs for the Phillies who have won six of their last eight games. A.J. Pollock had three hits including a three-run homer for Arizona — which has lost four of five. The game started just 11 hours and 25 minutes after the final out at 2:12 a.m. of Saturday’s 7-hour 6-minute marathon that set a record for length of time of a game for both clubs. This one was more conventional taking 2 hours 49 minutes. Halladay (3-4) who was working back from midseason right shoulder surgery and making his first start since May 5 originally was going to pitch his third minor-league rehab start on Sunday but was pressed into action when Sunday’s original starter Tyler Cloyd was one of 11 Philadelphia pitchers used on Saturday...
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