Cliff Lee has improved his record to 2-0 beating the N.Y. Mets at the Bank. But more importantly has stopped the Phillies losing ways for a second time. With Cole Hamels and Roy Halladay not getting past the fifth inning in both their starts, Lee is clearly their staff ace. Lee had a solid outing, pitching 8 2/3 innings, striking out 6 and walking none. Adams struck out the last and only batter he faced finishing the game.
The Phillies improved their record to 3-5 getting home runs by Howard, Young and Mayberry Jr all in the third inning. The season is early but the struggles of the starting pitching and Howard early on is a concern. Pitching, what the Phillies have been known for has struggled. The trade of Worley, will be viewed as a mistake if Halladay doesn’t start turning it around.
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