Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Phillies end Padres' home streak at 10

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Ryan Howard and Chase Utley blasted back-to- back homers in the fifth inning, and Joe Blanton pitched seven strong innings, as the Philadelphia Phillies continued their road success with a 5-3 victory over the Padres, snapping San Diego's 10-game home winning streak.

Howard and Utley hit their 15th and 12th homers of the season, respectively, for the Phillies, who won their fourth straight game and improved their MLB- best road record to 17-6. Blanton (4-3) allowed three runs on six hits with a walk and five strikeouts to win his third straight decision.

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