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Giants 4, Phillies 3
J.C. Romero reacts after allowing a two-run homer. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty)
The Phillies twice escaped situations with the bases loaded and none out with only one run total scoring, but J.C. Romero ran into trouble with two out and the bases empty in the seventh, giving up a single and a game-deciding homer. Ryan Howard earlier cracked an RBI triple.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (21-18)
Lost 2
San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3   SF
San Francisco (16-22)
Won 2
May 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
San Francisco
0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 5/11/08  |  Recap: PHI | SF  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Giants stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS5000004.283
Victorino, CF4010000.232
Utley, 2B3110101.327
Howard, 1B4111022.171
Burrell, LF2111110.298
Werth, RF4000012.252
Feliz, 3B4010001.240
Ruiz, C1000200.233
  a-Jenkins, PH1000010.255
Eaton, P2001102.077
  Durbin, C, P0000000.500
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  b-Dobbs, PH1010000.320
Totals313635512 

a-Struck out for Ruiz in the 9th. b-Singled for Gordon in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Feliz (8, Sanchez).
3B: Howard (1, Sanchez).
TB: Victorino; Utley; Howard 3; Burrell; Feliz 2; Dobbs.
RBI: Eaton (1), Howard (19), Burrell (31).
2-out RBI: Eaton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Eaton; Rollins 2; Howard.
SF: Burrell.
GIDP: Rollins.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Werth (6, 2nd base off Sanchez/Molina), Victorino (5, 2nd base off Taschner/Holm).

FIELDING
E: Utley (6, throw).
DP: 4 (Utley-Rollins-Howard 2, Utley-Howard, Howard).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4000111.276
Velez, 2B4000011.216
Winn, RF4110000.288
Molina, C2220000.282
  1-Burriss, PR0000000.273
  Holm, C1112000.306
Rowand, CF1010300.348
Bowker, 1B3021001.280
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Castillo, 3B4010007.252
Vizquel, SS1000311.500
Sanchez, P2000024.059
  Sadler, P0000000.000
  a-Durham, PH1000013.250
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Aurilia, 1B1000001.256
Totals284837619 

a-Struck out for Sadler in the 6th.
1-Ran for Molina in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Molina (7, Eaton), Rowand (12, Eaton).
3B: Castillo (3, Gordon).
HR: Holm (1, 7th inning off Romero, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Winn; Molina 3; Holm 4; Rowand 2; Bowker 2; Castillo 3.
RBI: Bowker (11), Holm 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Holm 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanchez 3; Durham 2; Lewis.
GIDP: Castillo 2; Velez.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Vizquel (1, 2nd base off Eaton/Ruiz).
CS: Winn (1, 2nd base by Eaton/Ruiz).

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson-Vizquel-Aurilia).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 5.05225405.40
Durbin, C (H, 2)1.00001101.50
Romero (BS, 3)(L, 3-1)1.02221011.76
Gordon 1.01000103.86
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sanchez 4.14335204.89
Sadler 1.20000000.00
Taschner (W, 2-0)1.01000103.86
Walker (H, 7)1.00000103.86
Wilson (S, 11)1.01000103.38

Eaton pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Vizquel (by Eaton), Vizquel (by Eaton), Vizquel (by Durbin, C), Ruiz (by Sanchez).
HBP: Molina (by Eaton), Bowker (by Durbin, C).
Pitches-strikes: Eaton 90-45, Durbin, C 9-4, Romero 22-11, Gordon 16-12, Sanchez 89-47, Sadler 9-9, Taschner 25-15, Walker 14-12, Wilson 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Eaton 9-1, Durbin, C 0-1, Romero 1-2, Gordon 1-1, Sanchez 4-7, Sadler 0-5, Taschner 1-1, Walker 2-0, Wilson 2-0.
Batters faced: Eaton 23, Durbin, C 4, Romero 6, Gordon 4, Sanchez 22, Sadler 5, Taschner 4, Walker 3, Wilson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin, C 2-0, Sadler 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Varies.
T: 2:51.
Att: 35,999.

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