KK Leads Staff
Getting out of Ohio did wonders for the Phillies.
Back home in Citizens Bank Park, they got a couple of long balls, scored a couple of unearned runs and tacked on three more in the eighth to win the first game against the Marlins.
KK, who struggled a bit with his control, picked up his third win (tops on the staff) and ninth straight against Miami. He’s allowed two or fewer runs in each of his last five starts.
In games started by KK, Lannan and Pettibone, the Phillies are 8-3. When Cole, Doc and Cliff start, their record is 5-13. Hard to believe, Harry.
The real good news: the Phillies don’t go back to Ohio until next season. This year they were 0-5 scoring a total of six runs in that state.
The first-year player draft begins June 6.
A regional pre-draft meeting will take place in Scottsdale, AZ, on May 6-7. It will include the west and central scouting staffs. Then, May 14-15 in Clearwater, another meeting which will focus on the northeast and southeast territories.
Marti Wolever and his staff will gather at Citizens Bank Park on May 30 and meet daily leading up to the draft.
Minor League Report
**Lehigh Valley dropped its 3rd straight, 9-6, to Indianapolis. LP: B. J. Rosenberg (0-3). CF Leandro Castro, 3rd HR.
**Reading lost its 3rd straight, 7-4, to Portland. SS Edgar Duran, 3-4, 4th steal. LP: Hector Neris (2-1).
**Clearwater ended a 3-game losing streak, 8-0, at Tampa. Hoby Milner (3-2), 0 runs, 3 hits, 8 strikeouts, 6 innings. OF Aaron Altherr, 11th double, 3 RBI. SS Jose Mojica, 4-4.
**Lakewood won its 2nd in a row, 6-0, over Charleston. Nicholas Hanson, 1st of 4 pitchers, got the win (1-0). SS Ramon Quinn, hitting .200, stole 12th-13th bases, scored 2 and drove in 1.
When the Phillies celebrated their 100th anniversary on May 1, 1983, which player had a big day in a romp over Houston?
Answer can be found in a new feature at http://www.phillies.com/alumni.
May 3, 1947–OF Ron Northey, along with $50,000, is traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for CF Harry Walker and RHP Fred Schmidt. Walker wound up leading the league in hitting (.363) for the Phillies.
May 3, 1992–2B Mariano Duncan ties club record by scoring five runs in 12-3 win at San Francisco. Duncan is a perfect 5-for-5, three singles, a triple and home run.
May 4, 1973–PH Jose Pagan’s sacrifice fly gives the Phillies a 5-4, 20-inning win over Atlanta at Veterans Stadium, the Phillies’ longest game since April 30, 1919. Game lasted 5:16.
May 5, 1938–RHP Hal Kelleher allows a major league record 12 runs (10 hits, 3 walks) in the eighth inning of a 21-2 loss at Wrigley Field. Loser was Wayne LaMaster, who left the game with an injury and a 3-1 count on the Cubs’ leadoff hitter. The Cubs scored four times in the first inning, pinning the loss on LaMaster.