• Phils flex in fifth as Pettibone wins with ease

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 27, 2013
    Making his second start in place of injured John Lannan , Pettibone threw 96 pitches in five innings. hit consecutive home runs to break open a close game as Philadelphia finally got some offensive production from its outfield Saturday, beating the New York Mets 9-4 to give Jonathan Pettibone his first major league win. "That's definitely good. Left fielder Domonic Brown and center fielder John Mayberry hit back-to-back homers on consecutive pitches from Mets reliever Robert Carson, breaking the game open as the Phillies earned a 9-4 victory and gave rookie Jonathan Pettibone his first career win. The five runs the Phillies scored in the fifth inning alone were more than they scored in any game since putting up seven in a win Sunday against the Cardinals and more than they managed in 18 of their first 24 games. But their bats have shown significantly more life against the National League East-rival Mets all season, and Brown's three-run shot into the visitors' bullpen ensured that trend continued.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Phils top Mets to give Pettibone first MLB win

      Domonic Brown and John Mayberry Jr. hit consecutive home runs to break open a close game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 9-4 on Saturday.
      Source: ESPN.com

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