facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Arizona 0

Aug. 4, 2012 at 10:15 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Roy Halladay and a pair of Phillies relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Saturday and Philadelphia blanked Arizona 3-0.

Halladay (5-6) recorded his first win since May 17, hurling seven scoreless innings. The right-hander stifled the Diamondbacks on three hits while issuing one walk and striking out five.

Josh Lindblom tossed a scoreless eighth inning and Jonathan Papelbon completed the whitewash with his 24th save as the Phillies evened their three-game series.

Erik Kratz drove in a pair of runs with a solo homer and a bases-loaded walk for the victors.

Joe Saunders (5-8) took the hard-luck loss for the Diamondbacks, yielding a pair of runs on six hits over 6 1/3 frames.

Third-place Arizona, which came into the contest two games out of first place in the National League West, saw its four-game winning streak snapped.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Report: Los Angeles Lakers on verge of acquiring Hibbert
Women's World Cup: U.S. inspired for rematch vs. Japan
Dallas Mavericks land DeAndre Jordan
Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Mets, Harvey