Originally written on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 11/12/14

Final: Phillies 4, Cardinals 0.

WP: Kyle Kendrick (1-4) LP: Jaime Garcia (3-3)

For the first time in Kyle Kendrick's six-year career (104 total starts), he has thrown a complete-game shutout.  He allowed just 7 hits, striking out 4 to go the distance Saturday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.


Out of the 32 total batters faced tonight, Kyle Kendrick's first pitch was a strike in 22 of them. 

The Phillies offense has surprisingly improved as of late. They have scored 19 runs so far after three games in this four-game series.  It took them their previous six games prior to coming to St. Louis (against the Red Sox and Nationals) to match that number.

Freddy Galvis picked up his 23rd RBI of the season, and Hunter Pence raised his batting average tonight to (.259) after going 2-3 and scoring two runs.

Roy Halladay will take the mound tomorrow afternoon against Adam Wainwright, looking to secure his team the sweep and his individual fifth victory of the season.

Attendance: 44,476

Starting Pitching Summary:
  • Kyle Kendrick: 9.0 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 0 ER, o BB, 4 SO, 0 HR, 4.14 ERA
  • Jaime Garcia: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 0 HR, 3.78 ERA

In the 'Pen:

  • Eduardo Sanchez (7th, 8th): 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 3.86 ERA
  • Chuckie Fick (9th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. 0.00 ERA

Scoring Summary:

  • Top of the 4th (Phillies 1, Cardinals 0): Shane Victorino doubles (11) on a line drive to left fielder Matt Holliday. Hunter Pence scores.
  • Top of the 6th (Phillies 3, Cardinals 0): John Mayberry doubles (7) on a ground ball to left fielder Matt Holliday. Placido Polanco, Hunter Pence score.
  • Top of the 6th (Phillies 4, Cardinals 0): Freddy Galvis grounds out. Shane Victorino scores.
What's Next:
  • Sunday, May 27, 2012; 2:15 pm EST
  • Philadelphia Phillies (25-23) at St. Louis Cardinals (25-22)
  • Roy Halladay (4-4, 3.58 ERA) vs. Adam Wainwright (3-5, 4.78 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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