Rodrigo Lopez went 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
By Todd Zolecki / MLB.com
The Phils gained some room on the Marlins and extended their lead over the Mets thanks to an 11-hit attack against New York. The beneficiary of the offensive onslaught was Rodrigo Lopez, who held the Mets scoreless until the seventh in his first Major League start since 2007.
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