Posted April 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Jimmy Rollins hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth, Jonathan Pettibone had an impressive major league debut and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Monday night. Pettibone allowed two runs and six hits, striking out six in 5 1-3 innings. The righty was pulled after 83 pitches and didn't get a decision. Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin hit solo homers for the Pirates. On a chilly night when the temperature dipped below 50 degrees, the Phillies scratched out their second straight win to improve to 9-11. Pirates starter A.J. Burnett gave up two runs and five hits, fanning seven in five innings. Jared Hughes (1-2) retired the first two batters he faced in the sixth before running into trouble. Hughes walked Erik Kratz. Pinch-hitter Ezequiel Carrera then reached on an infield single, diving headfirst into first base. Rollins followed with a line-drive single to right that scored Kratz. Raul Valdes (1-0) got two outs in the sixth to earn the win. Anton...
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