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By: David Malandra(Twitter-@djmjr788)
Fox1470.com Phillies Contributor
The Phillies & Marlins played the final game of 3 game series from Marlins Park, The Scheduled pitching matchup was Cliff Lee vs. Marlins Kevin Slowey. Charlie Manuel keeps the same lineup from last night game.
Marlins pitcher Kevin Slowey first pitch to Jimmy Rollins was ground ball out, the first runs of game did not come until the top of 4th inning when Delmon Young hit a solo homerun to left center field for a early 1-0 lead, the Phillies added another run in the 6th inning when Domonic Brown hits a triple scoring Delmon Young for a 2-0 lead, then Freddy Galvis hits a single to left scoring Delmon Young for a 3-0 lead. That would be the only runs of the game as Starter Cliff Lee would take over and throw a complete Game shutout, his 12th of his career as the Phillies beat Marlins 3-0 to takes the series.
Cliff Lee went 9 innings, 3 hits, 5 strikeouts on 115 pitches, Marlins Kevin Slowey went 5 innings, 6hits, 1 run, 6 strikeouts on 69 pitches. The Phillies now go to Washington to play the Nationalss for the 1st time this season in 3 game weekened set that starts on Friday at 7:05 PM, the Phillies will send Kyle Kendrick to face Nationals Jordan Zimmermann.
WP: Cliff Lee (5-2)
LP: Kevin Slowey (1-5)
Time of game: 2:43
Attendance at Marlins Park in Miami: 15,520