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Phillies-Reds: Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins Lift Philadelphia to Fifth Straight

Published by on May 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

On the same day Philadelphia Phillies fans found out that JA Happ would finally replace Chan Ho Park in the starting rotation, Cole Hamels once again defeated the Cincinnati Reds, in Great American Ballpark.

The Phillies beat the Reds 4-3 in a game where Philadelphia's ace threw a season high 117 pitches to pick up yet another win against the Reds. Hamels is now 3-0 at Great American Ballpark and more importantly 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA in his last four starts.

Ryan Howard got the scoring opened up with his ninth homer in the second inning.

After the Phillies put together a three-run fifth inning to regain the lead for good, the refreshed bullpen took over. Clay Condrey, and Ryan Madson shut down the Reds in ...

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