Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 10/25/14
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For once, the Phillies did not look like the 2012 Phillies; they looked like the Phillies of old in their 4-2 victory.  They played a little small ball and the pitching was terrific.  The Phillies will go for the sweep tomorrow! HALLADAY HAS STRONG START - Roy Halladay pitched seven strong innings.  He gave up two earned runs, both coming from Steve Lombordozzi’s two-run single in the fifth inning.  Halladay gave up seven hits and one walk.  He struck out six. -Halladay’s winning percentage is over .500!  He is now 8-7 with a 3.88 ERA. MAYBERRY COMES THROUGH -The Phillies jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning.  Chase Utley hit a RBI single to right field.  Then, John Mayberry Jr. singled to bring home the second run. -With the game tied at two in the sixth inning, Mayberry smacked a fly ball into the first row of the left-center field seats.  Mayberry’s twelfth homer of the year gave the Phillies a 3-2 lead. -The Phillies added an insurance run in the eighth inning.  Utley was hi...
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