Rookie Jonathan Pettibone came through again for the Phils on Tuesday (AP Photo).
The Phillies used timely hitting and good starting pitching to go 4-3 on last week’s West Coast trip. They did it again on Tuesday night, this time in Philadelphia, winning 6-2 over the Indians behind Jonathan Pettibone. John Mayberry Jr. provided most of the offense for the Phils, knocking in three runs on three hits. The victory gave them their third three-game win streak of the season. They have yet to win four in a row.
PETTIBONE DOES IT AGAIN
- Despite being squeezed all night by home plate umpire Brian Knight, Pettibone delivered yet another quality outing. He didn’t have his best stuff (only three Ks) and was wild for the second consecutive start (two walks, two HBPs), but Pettibone battled through 6.2 innings and only gave up four hits and two earned runs. This high wire act has been the norm for the rookie in his first month as a major leaguer, but to his credit he has given the Phillies...