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Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight dominant innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies salvage the finale of a four-game series with a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants.

Phillies defeat Braves 5-2

The Philadelphia Phillies took a 5-2 decision from the Atlanta Braves in the second tilt of a three-game set.

Phillies beat the Rockies 6-3

Ryan Howard's three-run homer capped a four-run ninth inning rally, as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies, 6-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Cameron Rupp rapped a two-run single in the first inning Saturday and Philadelphia survived a late scare to come away with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, Miami 1

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Darin Ruf and Kevin Frandsen each drove in a first-inning run Tuesday and the Philadelphia Phillies rode the early tallies to a 2-1 win over Miami.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Miami 4

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Chase Utley homered en route to four RBI and Roy Halladay fired six solid innings Tuesday, sending the Philadelphia Phillies over Miami 6-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz capped a big fifth inning with a bases-clearing double Saturday and Philadelphia hung on to break Washington's seven-game winning streak, 5-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, San Diego 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee struck out nine over seven innings Wednesday and Freddy Galvis had two RBI in leading Philadelphia to a 4-2 decision over San Diego.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 5

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Freddy Galvis pounded a game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, salvaging a 6-5 win for the Philadelphia Phillies over Atlanta.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, Atlanta 1

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Cody Asche hit the fourth home run of his rookie season Friday, a two-run shot in the seventh inning that rallied Philadelphia to a 2-1 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz rallied Philadelphia with clutch eighth-inning RBI Monday, boosting the Phillies over Washington 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Chicago Cubs 5

CHICAGO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Michael Young singled in Roger Bernadina in the ninth inning Friday, giving the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-5 come-from-behind win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee tossed eight innings of one-run ball Monday, logging his first win since July 5 in the Philadelphia Phillies' 2-1 decision over the New York Mets.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Chase Utley drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the ninth Friday, forcing in the winning run and giving Philadelphia a 4-3 victory over Arizona.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Colorado 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- John Mayberry pounded a three-run homer to back Ethan Martin's 6 1/3 strong innings Monday in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-4 defeat of Colorado.
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Jonathan Papelbon
Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon throws a pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on May 4, 2009. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 6-4. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Jonathan Robert Papelbon (pronounced /ˈpæpəlbɒn/; born November 23, 1980 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed.

He was the Red Sox closer during most of 2006. In early September, Papelbon injured his shoulder. When the Red Sox were eliminated from playoff contention, he was shut down for the rest of the season to rest. Papelbon was being groomed to be part of the Red Sox starting rotation, but because of his shoulder problems, was later moved back to the bullpen before the start of the season and remained the team's closer. On August 21, 2007, Papelbon had his 30th save of the season making him the first Boston pitcher to ever have two 30-save seasons. As of July 1, 2009, Papelbon holds the record of most saves by a Red Sox pitcher, beating Bob Stanley's previous record of 132 saves.

Papelbon was a three-time All-City honoree while playing in high school for Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, FL. Early in his senior year, he committed to play college baseball for Mississippi State.

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