Pit 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Phi 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
Date of game: 9/9/2014

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Freddy Galvis homered and scored a career-high three runs as the Philadelphia Phillies took down the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, 4-3, in the second installment of this four-game series.

With the scored tied at 3-3, Galvis reached on an infield single to start the seventh inning against Justin Wilson (3-4). After consecutive strikeouts, he stole second and scored the eventual game-winning run when rookie Maikel Franco slapped a single past a diving Ike Davis and into right field.

Galvis, who finished a triple shy of the cycle and stole his first bag of the season, started at shortstop for Jimmy Rollins. Rollins is day-to-day with a hamstring injury.

Chase Utley and starting pitcher David Buchanan drove in a run apiece for Philadelphia, winners in five of its last six home games.

Buchanan gave up three runs -- two earned -- while striking out five in six innings of work. Justin De Fratus (3-1) pitched around two hits in the seventh inning, Ken Giles tossed a clean eighth and Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 36th save.

"You never want to come out of a game, obviously ... but being here, with the bullpen the way it is, you're pretty confident it's shut down from then on," Buchanan said.

Russell Martin had two hits and two RBI for the Pirates, who got six innings of three-run ball out of starter Edinson Volquez.

"They threw their pitches and we just missed them," said Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen. "They did their job, did what they were supposed to do. We just didn't do ours."

Utley put the Phillies on the board with his RBI single in the bottom of the first inning, and Jordy Mercer tied it with a run-scoring double a half inning later.

Galvis doubled off the wall in right in the home second and came in when Buchanan ripped a grounder up the middle for his second RBI of the season.

The Pirates took their only lead in the top of the third, when walks to Starling Marte and Neil Walker led to Martin's two-run double.

The score held until Galvis led off the fifth inning with a no-doubter to the seats in right field.

Game Notes

The Pirates had won four straight games in Philadelphia ... Pittsburgh's 11- game streak with a home run at Citizens Bank Park came to an end ... The Phillies went 3-for-6 with runners in scoring position.

Lafayette, Scheuerman run past Lehigh in 150th meeting

The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Dodgers acquire Bolsinger from D-backs

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right- handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.