Jeff Locke gave up just three hits and a walk in eight innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their first series sweep of the season with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Philadelphia dropped a season-high 13 games below .500 at 37-50.
Andrew McCutchen went 4 for 5 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 rout of the Phillies on Friday.
Tony Gwynn Jr. led off the ninth with a walk and eventually scored the tying run against Miami closer Steve Cishek (4-4). Revere scored easily when Chase Utley hit a grounder and Solano could only get the out at first.
The Phillies were shut out for the 11th time, which is tied for second-most in the majors.
Ed Lucas’ single scored the winning run from second base with one out in the 11th inning Tuesday night and the Miami Marlins broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4.
The Braves 3-2 victory over the Phillies Sunday gave them their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.
Justin Upton had two hits and three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves were helped by two straight Ryan Howard errors in a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.
The Phillies are 34-40, but their managers likes where they are at right now.
The Phillies have now lost two straight after a season-high five-game winning streak.
A.J. Burnett scattered seven hits for his first complete game of the year and the Philadelphia Phillies won their season-high fifth in a row, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.
Cliff Lee is close to returning to the mound and the Phillies are playing better baseball lately. Lee took a measurable step toward getting back in stride early this week.
Howard, a St. Louis native, has hit safely in 22 of 27 regular season games at Busch Stadium. He has 38 RBIs in St. Louis and a .374 batting average.
ATLANTA (AP/CBS) — Ryan Howard homered, Kyle Kendrick won consecutive starts for the first time in 11 months and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Tuesday night, their second straight win over […]