Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 9/10/12
Is it safe to call Kyle Kendrick an Ace yet? Because he's sure as hell pitching like one. The surging Phils are riding on a lot of energy right now after a clean sweep of the Rockies, and they were looking to carry that over into this Marlins series at home. On the Kyle Kendrick front, there isn't much to report here other than a no-hitter through five innings. You know, the usual Kyle Kendrick stuff. Seriously, Kyle's pitching his way into next year's starting rotation, if it wasn't already obvious. The fifth starter job is all his. The game was scoreless until the bottom of the fifth when Domonic Brown lifted a two-run shot to right field, putting the Phillies on the board. In the same inning, Wade LeBlanc tossed a wild pitch which allowed Michael Martinez to score standing. 3-0 Phils. The Marlins put up a run in the top of the seventh, Donovan Solano popped up a sac fly to score Carlos Lee.  After seven innings and 95 pitches, Kyle was taken out. It was a beautiful effort in
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