MLB: Philadelphia 3, Arizona 2

April 24, 2010 at 11:48 PM
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PHOENIX, April 24 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth's second of two homers broke a ninth-inning tie Saturday and boosted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 decision over Arizona.

Werth's solo shot to deep center off Juan Gutierrez (0-2) proved to be the game-winner, seven innings after his first bases-empty blast had put the Phillies up 1-0.

Raul Ibanez also connected a solo homer for the Phillies, who broke a streak of 45 innings without a round-tripper and won for the third time in four games, raising their April record to 11-6.

Jose Contreras (1-1) got credit for the win after pitching a scoreless eighth while Ryan Madson notched his fourth save of the year despite allowing a one-out single.

Arizona was led by Kelly Johnson, who hit a two-run homer.

Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy pitched well in defeat, yielding two runs on four hits with four strikeouts, earning a no-decision.

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