Friday, May 6, 2011

Photo of the Game: 30/162

5/5/2011: Game #30. Phillies 7 Nationals 3
Raul Ibanez slides home in the third inning following Wilson Valdez's RBI single. Ibanez continued his resurgence at the plate with three more hits and three RBIs. Roy Halladay struck out 10 in seven innings to sweep the Nationals and get his 5th win of the season. This win improved his record against the NL East to 18-1 with a 1.56 ERA since joining the Phils. Overall, Doc is 5-0 with a 0.92 ERA against the Nationals.

After 30 games the Phils are 21-9, tied with Cleveland for the best record in baseball. They are 2 games up on the Marlins in the NL East. The Nationals have lost seven straight in Citizens Bank Park and are 3-21 in Philly since Sept. 26, 2008. Photo by Steven M. Falk /


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