Nick Evans can't come up with a ball hit by Greg Dobbs in the second inning. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
By Marty Noble / MLB.com
Pitching against the crosstown rival Yankees last week, Livan Hernandez allowed three runs in the first inning but settled down the rest of the way. There would be no such settling in Friday's opener with the Phillies, as the right-hander went on to allow four more runs.
Game Scores: Hernandez, L , Lopez, R . IBB: Feliz (by Misch). Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 81-43, Misch 30-18, Parnell 15-10, Dessens 19-12, Lopez, R 96-62, Park 27-16, Madson
10-8. Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 2-1, Misch 3-0, Parnell 2-0, Dessens 2-1, Lopez, R 6-3, Park 1-1, Madson 1-0. Batters faced: Hernandez, L 23, Misch 9, Parnell 3, Dessens 4, Lopez, R 26, Park 7, Madson 3. Inherited runners-scored: Misch 3-0, Park 1-0. Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Ed Rapuano.
3B: Adrian Johnson. Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 15 mph, L to R. T: 2:38. Att:
45,231. Venue: Citizens Bank Park. July 3, 2009 July 3, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner