in a row since a five-game run last June 2-6. After hitting a walkoff home run in Wednesday's 3-0 victory, Reid Brignac delivered a pinch-hit tiebreaking two-run double in the sixth inning Thursday as Philadelphia won 7-3. First
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following with a run-scoring single up the middle. Howard scored on a fly ball to deep right field by Carlos Ruiz. Reid Brignac , who had three hits, added a two-run triple. Antonio Bastardo (4-3) pitched two scoreless innings.
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Ryan Zimmerman, making his second career start in left field, touched the ball only once. A warning track double by Reid Brignac was just out of Zimmerman's reach in the fifth inning; it would have been a spectacular catch had he made it
said closer Jonathan Papelbon was sore and unavailable to pitch in a third straight game. Scott Rice (1-1) got Reid Brignac on a grounder with two runners on to finish the top of the 11th. Jeff Manship (1-1) took the loss. New York