Originally written on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Picimg_mlb_apr_19_6448

Final: Phillies 1, Reds 2.

WP: Mat Latos (12-4, 3.69 ERA) LP: Kyle Kendrick (8-10, 3.96 ERA) SV: Aroldis Chapman (35)

Tonight's game remained scoreless until the top of the fourth inning with the bases loaded and nobody out, as Domonic Brown walked a runner in to score Chase Utley on third.

With one out in the top of the fifth inning, Jimmy Rollins hit his 32nd double of the season to right field.  That would be his 2,000th hit in his major-league career- the fourth player in Phillies history to accomplish such a feat.  He is the 30th switch-hitter and 271st overall player in MLB history to reach the prestigious milestone.

Kyle Kendrick came into tonight's game having won in each of his previous four starts, in which he lasted no less than six and two-thirds innings in all of them.  Tonight, he had everything going for him up until the bottom of the sixth, when he allowed a two-run home run to Jay Bruce, giving the Reds a 2-1 lead.  

Kendrick picked up his fifth straight quality start, lasting six innings, as he allowed two runs on six hits and one walk.  He unfortunately suffered the loss, however, as the Phillies offense was non-existent for the remainder of the evening.  In fact, most of the evening, as they only picked up four hits in total.

RHP Roy Halladay (8-7) starts in the series finale tomorrow afternoon against RHP Mike Leake (7-8).  Doc is (3-1) with a 3.08 in 52.2 career innings against the Reds, while Leake is (0-2) with a 8.03 ERA in 24.2 career innings against the Phillies.  

The Cincinnati right-hander last opposed the Phillies on August 20th of this season.  He received the loss, throwing just 4.1 innings and allowing seven runs on ten hits.

The game, starting at 12:35 pm EST, can be seen on CSN and heard on 1210 WPHT AM & 94 WIP FM.

Attendance: 17,806.

Starting Pitching Summary:

  • Kyle Kendrick: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 3.96 ERA
  • Mat Latos: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 0 HR, 3.69 ERA
In the 'Pen:

Philadelphia

  • Josh Lindblom (7th): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 3.48 ERA
  • B.J. Rosenberg (8th): 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 12.34 ERA
  • Jake Diekman* (8th): 0.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 4.64 ERA
  • Justin De Fratus (8th): 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 0.00 ERA

* Jake Diekman failed to retire a batter during his appearance in the 8th inning.

Cincinnati
  • Jonathan Broxton (8th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR, 2.70 ERA
  • Aroldis Chapman (9th): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR, 1.23 ERA
Scoring Summary:
  • Top of the 4th (Phillies 1, Reds 0): Domonic Brown walks. Chase Utley scores.
  • Bottom of the 6th (Phillies 1, Reds 2): Jay Bruce homers (31) on a line drive to right field. Ryan Ludwick scores.
What's Next:
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012; 12:35 pm EST
  • Philadelphia Phillies (65-71) at Cincinatti Reds (83-54)
  • Roy Halladay (8-7, 4.02 ERA) vs. Mike Leake (7-8, 4.45 ERA)
  • TV: CSN
  • Radio: 1210 WPHT, 94 WIP

Matt Rappa is a contributor for Buzz on Broad. You can find him on Twitter at @mattrappa.

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Hernandez allegedly shot friend after fight over strip club bill

Report: Andre Johnson requests to be traded or released

James Harden suspended for groin kick to LeBron James

Mark Cuban will play the President in 'Sharknado 3'

Five most exciting one-bid conference tournaments

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Redskins interested in Ndamukong Suh

Report: Darrelle Revis likely to hit free agent market

Le'Veon Bell could face up to a four-game suspension

Report: Giants place franchise tag on Jason Pierre-Paul

Vikings GM: Team has spoken with Adrian Peterson

Yu Darvish on notion he quit on Rangers: ‘That’s BS‘

Who received franchise tags at the deadline and who did not

WATCH: Whiteside, Len ejected after getting into wrestling match

WATCH: Texas-Baylor fight leads to seven ejections

Nik Stauskas wears Michigan State gear after lost bet

Bret Bielema takes away player's car after DUI

NHL player traded after daughter's heartbreaking letter

Curt Schilling unloads on Twitter trolls again

Pirates Corey Hart cut his foot getting into a whirlpool

Steve Spurrier joins Twitter, jabs Clemson

Michael Jordan makes his first Forbes billionaire list

Nick Young rips ESPN anchor over Iggy Azalea insult

Sad LeBron literally looks in mirror after loss to Rockets

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Five potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

Texas-Baylor fight leads to 7 ejections

Mark Cuban will be Prez in 'Sharknado 3'

Report: Redskins interested in Suh

Report: Revis likely to hit free agency

Steve Spurrier joins Twitter

MJ makes Forbes billionaire list

Nick Young fires back at Robert Flores

Sad LeBron literally looks in mirror after loss to Rockets

MLS 2015 season preview

Report: Broncos to franchise Demaryius

James Harden kicks LeBron in groin

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.