Sunday, May 5, 2013

Philadelpha takes 3 of 5 from Montreal

Game 1: Montreal 13 Philadelphia 4
W: Grimsley (14-4)  L: Kaat (7-4)
Matchup of the two NL ERA leaders was a no-contest as the Expos knocked out Kaat in the 2nd inning.  Larry Parrish was the hitting star with 3 hits and 7 RBI's.

Game 2: Philadelphia 7 Montreal 4
W: Ruthven (5-0)  L: Rogers (10-6)
A 3 run home run by Luzinski put the Phillies up 7-0 after 7 innings, but Montreal stormed back with 4 runs before Ruthven could close the game out.

Game 3: Philadelphia 4 Montreal 3
W: Christensen (8-5)  L: Fryman (0-1)
Philadelphia scored all 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st, then they needed a 4 inning save by Brusstar to nail down a one run win.

Game 4: Montreal 14 Philadelphia 5 
W: Dues (3-5)  L: Lonborg (4-5)
Expos teed off on Lonborg for 10 runs and 13 hits including 4 home runs in the first 3 innings.  Ellis Valentine knocked in 4 runs and Parrish batted home 3 more in a 20 hit barrage.

Game 5: Philadelphia 5 Montreal 4
W: Reed (4-1)  L: Garman (1-3)
 Dan Schatzeder's 3 run homer in the 6th broke a 1-1 tie, but Philly came back with 2 in the 6th and 1 in the 7th to tie the game.  Jerry Martin knocked in the game winner in the bottom of the 9th after scoring the tying run in the 7th.




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