Romero Fails to Hold Lead as Phillies Lose

Sunday, May 11, 2008 ·

Giants beat Phillies 4-3

Adam Eaton was rescued in the sixth by Chad Durbin. Durbin entered the game with runners on second and third with no outs. He forced a line drive double play and recorded a strike out to get out of the inning with the Phillies still on top 3-2.

That all changed in the eighth when JC Romero gave up two runs, and the game, to the Giants.

Jimmy Rollins went hitless for the Phillies in five at-bats. Ryan Howard recorded a rare triple, his first of the year. The normal Howard also struck out twice.

The Phillies offense was absent the last two games as they only recorded six hits after a four-hit game yesterday.

Notable Phils:
Eaton - 5IP, 5H, 2R, 2ER, 4K, 5BB
Rollins - 0-5
Howard - 1-4, 1R, 1RBI, 3B, 2 SO

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