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St. Louis Cardinals
Final: Phillies 10, Cardinals 9.
WP: Raul Valdes (1-0)
LP: Fernando Salas (0-3)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon (13)
The 2012 season of Joe Blanton has been quite the story. In his first seven starts, he held a quality 2.81 ERA. In his last two starts (8.2 IP) however, he has allowed 13 runs and six home runs on 19 total hits.
After a combined offensive production of 33 hits between the two teams, the Phillies ultimately prevailed, winning by a final score of 10-9.
David Freese's 7th inning home run against Chad Qualls, at 456 feet, was the second-longest in Busch Stadium III history.
Of the Phillies' 18 hits tonight, 12 have come with two outs.
Starting Pitching Summary:
Joe Blanton: 4.1 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 2 HR, 4.55 ERA
Jake Westbrook: 3.2 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 0 HR, 3.21 ERA
In the 'Pen:
Brandon Dickson (4th, 5th): 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 0.00 ERA
Raul Valdes (5th): 0.2 IP, 0 H,...
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