Cliff Lee threw seven impressive innings, Wilson Valdez hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Arizona 9-2 Wednesday night to snap the Diamondbacks’ seven-game winning streak.
The Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.
Lyle Overbay lined a two-RBI double off Roy Halladay in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Roy Halladay will get a little extra rest after the Philadelphia Phillies’ game against the Washington Nationals was rained out Sunday.
The game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies scheduled for Sunday has been postponed because of rain. It will be made up on September 20 as part of a split doubleheader.
Jimmy Rollins homered and had three RBIs, Cole Hamels pitched seven solid innings and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a three-game sweep with an 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
On Tuesday night, Roy Oswalt was far from his best, and the Diamondbacks took advantage for a 7-5 win over the Phillies.
New father Ian Kennedy threw a three-hitter in the first complete game of his major league career, outpitching Cliff Lee to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-0 victory Monday night that ended the Philadelphia Phillies’ five-game winning streak.