Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 4/11/12
PHOTO: AP On a night that we thought runs would be tough to come by, the Phillies offense exploded for seven runs–with six of them off Marlins Ace Josh Johnson. Now, the word “exploded” may be a hyperbole, but considering the fact that prior to Wednesday night’s game the Phillies were only averaging two runs a game, tripling that number in a single game should be worthy of the term “exploded”.The Phils were down 1-0 until the third, when they put up–as Wheels loves to say–a crooked number with five runs in the inning. It started with a 1-out single by Juan Pierre, who went on to steal second base with the help of a missed call. Then, Placido Polanco hit a ball right up the middle that deflected off Johnson’s glove, allowing Pierre to score from second and Polanco to advance to second. Jimmy Rollins then singled in Polanco and advanced to second on a throwing error by outfielder Logan Morrison, which was followed by a RBI single by Hunter Pence, who also then advanced to second. Shane
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