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Phils cool off Fish
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Phillies 3, Marlins 2
Brad Lidge, who notched his 39th save in 39 chances, celebrates with Carlos Ruiz.  (AP)
With the game tied in the sixth, Greg Dobbs poked a two-out RBI bloop single, lifting the Phillies over the Marlins and back into first place, as the Mets lost to the Braves. Joe Blanton fanned nine over five effective innings to pick up the victory.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (87-68)
Won 1
Philadelphia 3, Florida 2   FLA
Florida (81-73)
Lost 1
September 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0   3 5 1
Florida
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 2
Standings thru 9/20/08  |  Recap: PHI | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Marlins stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .277
Utley, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .288
Werth, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .279
Howard, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .247
Burrell, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .249
  Bruntlett, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Victorino, CF 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .289
Dobbs, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .303
  1-Golson, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Feliz, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
Ruiz, C 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .228
Blanton, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .067
  a-Jenkins, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
  b-Iguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .230
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  Romero, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Stairs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 3 5 3 3 12 14  

a-Batted for Blanton in the 6th. b-Flied out for Jenkins in the 6th. c-Struck out for Madson in the 9th.
1-Ran for Dobbs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Dobbs (13, Nelson, J).
HR: Victorino (14, 4th inning off Sanchez, An, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Victorino 5; Dobbs 3; Utley.
RBI: Utley (97), Victorino (58), Dobbs (40).
2-out RBI: Dobbs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Iguchi 2; Rollins.
SAC: Blanton; Ruiz.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Howard (16, throw).
DP: (Rollins-Utley-Howard).
Pickoffs: Ruiz (Willingham at 1st base).

 
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Maybin, CF 5 1 1 0 0 4 4 .625
Baker, Jo, C 4 0 1 2 1 3 3 .290
Cantu, 3B-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .279
Jacobs, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .253
  2-Andino, PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263
Willingham, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .248
Ross, C, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .262
Amezaga, SS-3B 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 .268
Sanchez, An, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
  Kensing, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hendrickson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
  a-Hermida, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
  b-Lo Duca, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .241
  1-Carroll, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Nelson, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-McPherson, D, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
Totals 33 2 7 2 5 16 24  

a-Batted for Hendrickson in the 7th. b-Walked for Hermida in the 7th. c-Struck out for Nelson, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Lo Duca in the 7th. 2-Ran for Jacobs in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Baker, Jo (12, Blanton), Jacobs (26, Madson).
TB: Jacobs 2; Cantu; Maybin; Baker, Jo 2; Amezaga 3.
RBI: Baker, Jo 2 (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jacobs; Cantu; Baker, Jo 2; Ross, C 2.
GIDP: Ross, C.
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Amezaga 2 (8, 2nd base off Blanton/Ruiz, 2nd base off Lidge/Ruiz).
PO: Willingham (1st base by Ruiz).

FIELDING
E: Cantu (21, throw), Sanchez, An (4, throw).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Blanton (W, 8-12) 5.0 4 2 2 2 9 0 4.79
Durbin (H, 15) 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.87
Romero, J (H, 23) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.68
Madson (H, 15) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.08
Lidge (S, 39) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.90
 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, An (L, 2-5) 5.2 4 3 2 3 8 1 5.57
Kensing 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.09
Hendrickson 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.49
Gregg 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.55
Nelson, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.79

Kensing pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Blanton 96-57, Durbin 27-14, Romero, J 17-11, Madson 25-17, Lidge 26-16, Sanchez, An 95-61, Kensing 2-0, Hendrickson 20-13, Gregg 11-8, Nelson, J 10-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 3-3, Durbin 2-0, Romero, J 0-0, Madson 2-0, Lidge 0-0, Sanchez, An 4-6, Kensing 0-0, Hendrickson 1-2, Gregg 1-0, Nelson, J 2-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 21, Durbin 5, Romero, J 3, Madson 5, Lidge 4, Sanchez, An 26, Kensing 0, Hendrickson 4, Gregg 3, Nelson, J 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Romero, J 1-0, Kensing 2-0, Hendrickson 3-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:27.
Att: 28,757.
Venue: Dolphin Stadium.
September 20, 2008
September 20, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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