Interesting Numbers

14-4 and 12-5.

Interesting numbers. No, not the score of the Phillies win over the Indians on Tuesday night, Cleveland’s first interleague loss.

14-4 is their record when scoring four runs or more. In their last nine such games, 9-0. 12-5 is their record when somebody other than Doc, Cole and Cliff start a game.

John Mayberry Jr., Domonic, Pettibone and the bullpen were the heroes. Papelbon didn’t get a save because the Phillies again tacked on two runs in their eighth.

Phillies have won four in a row vs. the Tribe at Citizens Bank Park (three-game sweep three years ago) . . . Solo home run meter: climbed to 16 with two last night . . . Domonic has five home runs in last 16 games . . . Phillies now have hit 310 home runs in interleague play, most for any NL club. Going into the game, their interleague ERA was 4.79, worst in the NL.

Minor League Report
**Lehigh Valley lost, 12-7, at Norfolk allowing 7 runs in the 8th (Joe Savery 4, Jacob Diekman 3). LF Darin Ruf, 2-5, including 12th double; RF Leandro Castro, 3-4.

**Reading was rained out at Erie.

**Clearwater lost, 8-7, to Bradenton on a solo home run in the top of the ninth. RF Kelly Dugan, 3-5, including 3rd HR. LF Cameron Perkins, 2-5, boosting average to .374.

**Lakewood dropped a 7-6, 12-inning decision to visiting Delmarva. SS Ramon Quinn, 3-5, including a two-out, game-tying RBI single in the 9th. Also stole his 16th base.

Alumni Whereabouts
Where is Randy Ready these days? Or, David Bell? Or, Richie Hebner?

There’s a new feature on that has the answers. Check it out.

This Date
May 15, 1989–One of the most exciting finishes in Vet history. After 11 scoreless innings, San Francisco scores two in the top of the 12th. With two out and two runners on base in the bottom of the 12th, RF Bob Dernier hits a three-run, game-winning, inside-the-park home run to left field, 3-2.

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