Saturday, August 29, 2009

Howard Continues to Dominate

A nearly two-hour rain delay couldn't keep Ryan Howard from staying on fire last night. The big guy blasted two more HR's in the Phils 4-2 victory over Atlanta, giving Howard 37 bombs on the season and extending the Phils NL East lead to 8 games. Pedro was short changed by the rain for the second time this season, but he looked good for the two innings he was in there. Jamie Moyer looked nothing like his former self again, receiving a standing ovation when he came in and another when he departed after allowing one run in 4 1/3 innings, while striking out five. Brad Lidge picked up his 26th save of the season, putting the Braves down in order in the 9th - it's a long time since we could say that. Only 36 games remaining...Go Phils!


  1. howard is on an unbelievable hot streak like usual at this time of year. plus having moyer in the pen is perfect for situations like last night.