Just another one of those games in which you'd rather throw your tv out of the window than have to watch Roy Halladay suffer another loss. Charlie Manuel posted his 80,000th lineup of the season... It wasn't one we'll be seeing in more games down the stretch.
Hector Luna, tonight's first baseman, hit a ground rule double in the bottom of the second, scoring Hunter Pence. Phillies up, 1-0.
It was not a simple third inning for Roy Halladay. After Jordan Zimmermann and Steve Lombardozzi singled, Bryce Harper sent them both home with a triple to right center. Adamn LaRoche sent up a sacrifice fly to score Harper, followed by a solo homer from Ian Desmond. This Washington team is tough this year, I'll tell ya that.
Carlos Ruiz faced an early exit in the top of the third after being ejected by home plate ump Gary Cederstrom for arguing balls and strikes. It was one of the most subtle ejections you'll ever see, Chooch didn't even stand up. Brian Schneider would take his place in th...