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Phillies Take Early 2-0 Lead Over Marlins

The Phillies got off to a nice start down at the bank taking an early 2-0 lead from the Marlins on a Ryan Howard single.

Shane Victorino hit his 22nd double of the year on line a drive to center field. Chase Utley followed that up with a walk to put two men on for Ryan Howard. Victorino & Utley than double steal to put themselves in scoring position on 2nd & 3rd. Howard drove a 2-2 pitch to right scored both Victorino & Utley.

Cole Hamels has struggled with his command and velocity early, but has still thrown two scoreless innings.

The Braves, meanwhile, took a quick 3-0 lead in the top top the first in Pittsburgh,