The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the San Diego Padres, 3-2, on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park. With the win, the Phillies took the series, 2-1.
The Phillies struck early and put a run across in both the first and second innings on Sunday. Jimmy Rollins hit a solo homer in the first inning and Brian Schneider picked up an RBI single in the second inning. The Padres got one run back in the third inning. Juan Pierre drove in what would turn out to be the winning run on a double in the fifth inning. San Diego got their other run in the eighth inning.
Cole Hamels went seven innings in the win for the Phillies. He struck out five and walked three batters while allowing only one earned run. Hamels is now 5-1 on the year for Philadelphia. Jose Contreras and Antonio Bastardo shared the hold in the eighth inning. Jonathan Papelbon pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his 10th save of the season. Jeff Suppan went six innings in the loss for the Padres. He gave up all three runs but only earned two of the runs.
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