Goeddel, Hellickson lead Phillies over Marlins 4-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tyler Goeddel hit his first career homer, Jeremy Hellickson pitched six sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Wednesday afternoon.
Hellickson (4-2) allowed two runs and five hits, striking out four. He retired 11 in a row at one point and pitched well after a shaky start. Jeanmar Gomez tossed a perfect ninth for his 16th save in 17 tries.
The Phillies won two of three for their seventh series win in the past eight, improving to 24-13 since an 0-4 start.
Marlins starter Tom Koehler (2-4) gave up three runs - two earned - and seven hits in seven innings.
Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton struck out four times and has fanned in his past seven at-bats. He was 0 for 10 in the series with nine strikeouts.