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No series win
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Phillies 5, Reds 3
Bronson Arroyo (middle) hurled 5 2/3 innings, giving up five runs.  (Al Behrman/AP)
Bronson Arroyo's day was ruined by the long ball, and in turn, it negated the Reds' opportunity to beat the Phillies in the finale and pick up the series win. Brandon Phillips and Jeff Keppinger each produced a run in the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (3-4)
Won 1
Philadelphia 5, Cincinnati 3   CIN
Cincinnati (4-3)
Lost 1
April 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 2
Cincinnati
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 5 0
Standings thru 4/7/08  |  Recap: PHI | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Reds stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4121100.300
Victorino, CF5010025.143
Utley, 2B5000001.346
Howard, 1B4110031.208
Burrell, LF4223011.435
  Taguchi, LF0000000.333
Jenkins, RF4111000.261
Feliz, 3B4020010.261
Ruiz, C3000001.158
Hamels, P2010010.250
  a-Dobbs, PH1000001.111
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Lidge, P0000000.000
Totals3651051810 

a-Grounded out for Hamels in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (1, Arroyo), Feliz (1, Arroyo).
HR: Rollins (2, 1st inning off Arroyo, 0 on, 0 out), Burrell 2 (3, 1st inning off Arroyo, 1 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Arroyo, 0 on, 2 out), Jenkins (1, 3rd inning off Arroyo, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Rollins 5; Victorino; Howard 2; Burrell 8; Jenkins 4; Feliz 3; Hamels.
RBI: Rollins (5), Burrell 3 (9), Jenkins (2).
2-out RBI: Burrell 3; Jenkins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino 3; Burrell; Dobbs.
S: Hamels.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Feliz (2, missed catch), Taguchi (1, fielding).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF-LF4110001.091
  b-Griffey, PH0000100.263
Castro, Ju, SS3100100.000
  c-Valentin, PH1000012.429
Phillips, 2B4011011.357
Dunn, LF4000032.143
  Mercker, P0000000.000
Keppinger, 1B3011101.423
Encarnacion, 3B4000012.100
Hopper, RF4010000.143
Bako, C3110102.294
Arroyo, P1000101.000
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  a-Hatteberg, PH1000000.077
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  Patterson, CF1000000.238
Totals333525612 

a-Flied out for Affeldt in the 7th. b-Intentionally walked for Freel in the 9th. c-Struck out for Castro, Ju in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Freel (1, Hamels), Bako (1, Hamels).
TB: Freel 2; Phillips; Keppinger; Hopper; Bako 2.
RBI: Phillips (5), Keppinger (5).
2-out RBI: Keppinger.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Keppinger; Arroyo; Bako; Valentin 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Phillips (1, 2nd base off Hamels/Ruiz), Freel (1, 3rd base off Hamels/Ruiz).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hamels (W, 1-1)7.05213401.20
Gordon (H, 1)1.000001016.88
Lidge (S, 1)1.00102100.00
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo (L, 0-1)5.29550645.91
Affeldt 1.10001102.45
Coffey 1.21000103.18
Mercker 0.10000003.86

WP: Lidge.
IBB: Griffey (by Lidge).
HBP: Ruiz (by Arroyo).
Pitches-strikes: Hamels 100-65, Gordon 9-6, Lidge 24-13, Arroyo 99-64, Affeldt 20-12, Coffey 18-11, Mercker 4-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hamels 8-9, Gordon 0-2, Lidge 1-1, Arroyo 6-5, Affeldt 3-0, Coffey 3-1, Mercker 1-0.
Batters faced: Hamels 29, Gordon 3, Lidge 6, Arroyo 27, Affeldt 5, Coffey 6, Mercker 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 14,647.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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