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Phillies 6, Braves 2
Kelly Johnson is tagged out trying to score. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
A strong performance by Jair Jurrjens and a two-run homer by Kelly Johnson that extended his hit streak to 20 games kept the game close until the eighth, when the Phillies broke it open with four runs. Jeff Bennett was charged with three runs and took the loss.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (69-88)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 2   PHI
Philadelphia (89-68)
Won 3
September 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 8 1
Philadelphia
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 X   6 8 1
Standings thru 9/22/08  |  Recap: ATL | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Phillies stats
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Anderson, J, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263
  a-Escobar, Y, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
  b-Norton, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
  Blanco, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
Prado, 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .320
Johnson, K, 2B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .285
Infante, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .298
Francoeur, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .239
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269
Sammons, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .143
  c-Gotay, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Lillibridge, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .191
  d-Jones, C, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .364
Jurrjens, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .103
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
  Ohman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  e-McCann, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .298
Totals 34 2 8 2 3 5 15  

a-Batted for Anderson, J in the 7th. b-Intentionally walked for Escobar, Y in the 7th. c-Flied out for Sammons in the 9th. d-Singled for Lillibridge in the 9th. e-Doubled for Tavarez, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson, K (39, Seanez), McCann (39, Madson).
HR: Johnson, K (12, 6th inning off Happ, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Johnson, K 6; Infante; Francoeur; Lillibridge 2; Jones, C; McCann 2.
RBI: Johnson, K 2 (67).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sammons; Jurrjens; Prado 3.
SAC: Jurrjens.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Bennett (2, pickoff).
DP: (Lillibridge-Johnson, K-Kotchman).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .280
Utley, 2B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .288
Werth, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .275
Howard, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .245
Burrell, LF 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .247
  Bruntlett, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Victorino, CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .292
Feliz, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248
Ruiz, C 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .227
Happ, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Seanez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Eyre, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Dobbs, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .302
  1-Golson, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 6 8 6 2 1 14  

a-Singled for Eyre, S in the 8th.
1-Ran for Dobbs in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (36, Jurrjens), Utley (39, Jurrjens).
3B: Victorino (8, Tavarez, J).
HR: Burrell (33, 8th inning off Tavarez, J, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Rollins 2; Utley 2; Werth; Burrell 4; Victorino 5; Dobbs.
RBI: Utley (100), Ruiz (30), Werth (66), Burrell 3 (84).
2-out RBI: Burrell 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell 2; Feliz.
GIDP: Feliz.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Werth (19, 2nd base off Jurrjens/Sammons).

FIELDING
E: Victorino (2, fielding).
PB: Ruiz (3).

 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens 7.0 5 2 2 1 1 0 3.68
Bennett (L, 3-7) 0.1 1 3 0 1 0 0 3.86
Ohman 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.75
Tavarez, J 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.16
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Happ 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 3.90
Seanez 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.64
Eyre, S (W, 5-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.30
Madson 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00

WP: Jurrjens.
IBB: Utley (by Bennett), Norton (by Seanez).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 92-63, Bennett 12-4, Ohman 3-2, Tavarez, J 13-7, Happ 93-55, Seanez 22-13, Eyre, S 3-2, Madson 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jurrjens 10-7, Bennett 2-0, Ohman 0-1, Tavarez, J 0-1, Happ 6-1, Seanez 2-0, Eyre, S 0-0, Madson 1-2.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 26, Bennett 4, Ohman 1, Tavarez, J 3, Happ 27, Seanez 5, Eyre, S 1, Madson 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 2-0, Tavarez, J 2-2, Seanez 1-0, Eyre, S 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 71 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:37.
Att: 36,796.
September 22, 2008

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