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Phils' blasts not enough to carry day

Shane Victorino and Ryan Howard homered -- Victorino's career-high 15th in a season and Howard's third in two games -- to support a strong Joe Blanton, but Chicago's Aramis Ramirez homered in the eighth to win it.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4000010.240
Victorino, CF4111020.252
Werth, RF3100130.276
Howard, 1B4112010.297
Francisco, B, LF4000030.232
Ransom, 3B3010000.222
Ruiz, C3010000.277
Valdez, W, 2B3000022.251
Blanton, P2000012.172
a-Castro, Ju, PH1000010.198
Madson, P0000000.000
Totals313431144.254
a-Struck out for Blanton in the 8th.
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, 2B4000024.276
Colvin, RF4000010.262
Lee, D, 1B4000010.236
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4331000.220
Byrd, CF4122001.318
Soriano, A, LF2000111.273
Castro, S, SS3010002.281
Soto, G, C2000111.280
Lilly, P1001110.000
a-Fukudome, PH1000011.251
Marshall, S, P0000000.000
Marmol, P0000000.000
Totals294643810.256
a-Struck out for Lilly in the 7th.
BATTING
HR: Victorino (15, 4th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 1 out), Howard (20, 6th inning off Lilly, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 4; Ruiz; Victorino 4; Ransom.
RBI: Victorino (50), Howard 2 (71).
2-out RBI: Howard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanton.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Blanton (1, pickoff).
DP: (Ransom-Valdez, W-Howard).

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, Ar (12, Blanton).
HR: Byrd (10, 6th inning off Blanton, 1 on, 2 out), Ramirez, Ar (11, 8th inning off Madson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 7; Byrd 5; Castro, S.
RBI: Lilly (1), Byrd 2 (42), Ramirez, Ar (37).
2-out RBI: Lilly; Byrd 2; Ramirez, Ar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot 3.
GIDP: Soriano, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blanton7.05333816.21
Madson(L, 2-1)1.01110016.57
Totals8.06443824.02
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly7.043311024.07
Marshall, S(W, 6-2)1.00000101.96
Marmol(S, 17)1.00000302.11
Totals9.043311423.97
WP: Lilly.
IBB: Soto, G (by Blanton).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 109-67, Madson 16-10, Lilly 110-70, Marshall, S 10-8, Marmol 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 3-8, Madson 1-2, Lilly 1-10, Marshall, S 1-0, Marmol 0-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 28, Madson 4, Lilly 26, Marshall, S 3, Marmol 3.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:12.
Att: 40,622.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
July 16, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media