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Phils in first place
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Phillies 3, Padres 2
Brad Lidge celebrates his seventh save of the year with Carlos Ruiz. (H. Rumph Jr./AP)
After a rough opening month, slugger Ryan Howard kicked off May in a big way, smashing a tiebreaking blast in the eighth to propel the Phils. Howard also hit an RBI double, as did Pat Burrell, in the third.
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Series at a glance:
SD
San Diego (11-18)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 3, San Diego 2   PHI
Philadelphia (16-13)
Won 1
May 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Philadelphia
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 X   3 7 0
Standings thru 5/1/08  |  Recap: SD | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Padres stats  |  Phillies stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, RF3000111.260
Iguchi, 2B4120000.252
Gonzalez, A, 1B4112022.283
Kouzmanoff, 3B4010000.256
Greene, SS4000012.216
Hairston, LF3000000.205
  b-Clark, PH1000010.217
Edmonds, CF3010110.160
Bard, C3000002.209
Wolf, P2000002.154
  a-McAnulty, PH0000100.222
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  Thatcher, P0000000.000
Totals31252369 

a-Walked for Wolf in the 7th. b-Struck out for Hairston in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Gonzalez, A (6, 1st inning off Eaton, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Iguchi 2; Gonzalez, A 4; Kouzmanoff; Edmonds.
RBI: Gonzalez, A 2 (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Greene.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Edmonds (Victorino at 1st base).
DP: (Edmonds-Gonzalez, A).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Victorino, CF2110200.235
Werth, RF-LF4000024.265
Utley, 2B4010031.357
Howard, 1B4222011.184
Burrell, LF4021011.333
  Lidge, P0000000.000
Feliz, 3B4000013.200
Bruntlett, SS4010020.228
Ruiz, C1000200.203
Eaton, P2000014.000
  a-Taguchi, PH1000000.205
  Madson, P0000000.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Jenkins, RF0000000.265
Totals3037341114 

a-Grounded out for Eaton in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Victorino (1, Wolf), Howard (3, Wolf), Burrell (9, Wolf).
HR: Howard (6, 8th inning off Thatcher, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Victorino 2; Utley; Howard 6; Burrell 3; Bruntlett.
RBI: Howard 2 (14), Burrell (26).
2-out RBI: Howard; Burrell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Eaton 2; Feliz; Werth.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Utley-Bruntlett).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wolf 6.06223903.57
Meredith 0.20001004.05
Thatcher (L, 0-3)1.11110217.20
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 6.05222214.72
Madson 0.20001105.02
Romero 0.10000100.00
Gordon (W, 3-2)1.00000105.56
Lidge (S, 7)1.00000100.00

Pitches-strikes: Wolf 105-66, Meredith 7-3, Thatcher 23-12, Eaton 102-60, Madson 13-5, Romero 7-4, Gordon 9-7, Lidge 12-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wolf 4-5, Meredith 0-1, Thatcher 2-0, Eaton 2-13, Madson 0-1, Romero 0-0, Gordon 0-2, Lidge 1-1.
Batters faced: Wolf 27, Meredith 2, Thatcher 5, Eaton 24, Madson 3, Romero 1, Gordon 3, Lidge 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Romero 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 56 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:38.
Att: 33,001.

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