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Big first inning leads Phillies over Reds 22-1

Jul 7, 2009 - 8:20 AM By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer

PHILADELPHIA(AP) -- Bloopers dropped in, grounders found holes and several balls flew out of the park.

Once the Philadelphia Phillies put their bats down, the Cincinnati Reds had suffered the worst loss in team history.

Chase Utley hit a three-run homer and Shane Victorino and Greg Dobbs each had two-run shots during a 10-run first, leading the Phillies to a 22-1 victory over the Reds on Monday night.

It was the most lopsided defeat for baseball's first professional franchise. The Red Stockings and Redlegs never got beat this badly, and the Big Red Machine used to do all the hitting.

"We got slaughtered as they used to say," Reds manager Dusty Baker said.

The previous worst defeat for the Reds was 26-6 on July 26, 1892. That also was against the Phillies.

Cole Hamels (5-5) was the beneficiary of the offensive outburst. The struggling ace allowed one run and three hits in seven innings to earn his first win since shutting out the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 4.

"I was just jumping for joy," Hamels said about the run support. "When you put that many runs up, it makes it uncomfortable for the other team."

The Phillies tied a club record for most runs in the first inning. They scored 10 three other times, most recently on June 2, 2002, against the Montreal Expos.

It was the most runs by Philadelphia since a 26-7 win over the New York Mets at the old Veterans Stadium on June 11, 1985. The 22 runs were the most in the six-year history of Citizens Bank Park.

Reds starter Johnny Cueto (8-5) retired just two batters, allowing nine runs and five hits. It was the shortest outing in the right-hander's two-year career. Cueto had never allowed more than six earned runs in a game, and his ERA rose from 2.69 to 3.45.

Jayson Werth connected off infielder Paul Janish in the eighth. Victorino, a candidate for the final spot on the NL's All-Star roster, helped his case with four hits, four RBIs and a career-high five runs. Dobbs had four hits, Utley drove in four and every starter had a hit.

"It was one of those nights where everything we hit was falling and we hit some hard," manager Charlie Manuel said.

The NL East-leading Phillies have won four straight games after losing 14 of 18. They hadn't scored more than 15 runs since a 20-2 victory at St. Louis last June 13. After that game, the Phillies went 3-11 and scored a total of 38 runs.

Rockies 1, Nationals 0=

At Denver, Jason Marquis pitched eight innings for his major league-leading 11th win and Todd Helton had an RBI double in the first for Colorado.

Fresh off making his first All-Star team, Marquis pitched out of bases-loaded jams in the seventh and eighth innings. Marquis (11-5), who allowed seven hits and struck out three, was coming off a two-hit shutout at Los Angeles on June 30.

Huston Street threw a perfect ninth for his 20th save in 21 chances.

Rookie Craig Stammen (1-4) went a season-high seven innings, giving up five hits and the one run.

Diamondbacks 6, Padres 5=

In Phoenix, Mark Reynolds singled home Justin Upton with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to give Arizona the win.

Upton drew a two-out walk from Cla Meredith (4-2) and stole second before Reynolds lined a single into the left-field corner.

Jon Rauch (1-0) pitched the ninth for the Diamondbacks, who have won three straight for the first time since May 20-23.

Tony Gwynn Jr. went 4 for 5 for the visiting Padres, who lost for the fifth time in six games.

Giants 5, Marlins 4=

In San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval hit his first career grand slam to help Matt Cain earn his 10th victory.

Sandoval's 13th homer came off Sean West (3-3) in the fifth inning. Nate Schierholtz added a sacrifice fly as the Giants won for the sixth time in nine games.

Cain (10-2) gave up two runs, one earned, and five hits in 6 2-3 innings to end a three-start winless stretch. Closer Brian Wilson allowed two runs in the ninth but survived for his 22nd save.

The Marlins had won five of six, but couldn't produce enough timely hits as the club kicked off a seven-game trip before the All-Star break.

Cubs 4, Braves 2=

In Chicago, rookie Randy Wells won his fourth straight start and Derrek Lee homered as Chicago won for the sixth time in eight games.

Wells (4-3) gave up two runs and seven hits in six innings, including a homer to Nate McLouth. Kevin Gregg worked the ninth for his 15th save.

Jair Jurrjens (6-7) gave up four runs and seven hits in six innings for Atlanta.

Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez returned to the lineup after missing two months with a dislocated left shoulder. He went 0 for 4.

Astros 4, Pirates 1=

In Houston, Mike Hampton pitched seven solid innings and Miguel Tejada and Geoff Blum each drove in two runs for Houston.

Hampton (5-5) allowed one run and three hits to improve to 14-3 with a 2.20 ERA in 20 career starts against Pittsburgh dating to 1995. He has won 10 consecutive starts against the Pirates.

Jose Valverde got three outs for his seventh save.

Virgil Vasquez (1-2) went six innings in his third start of the season for Pittsburgh, allowing four runs and seven hits.






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  • NL
    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    CINCINNATI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
    PHILADELPHIA 10 1 1 4 0 0 0 6 x 22 21 0 (FINAL)

    BATTERIES: CIN - JOHNNY CUETO, DANIEL HERRERA (1ST), NICK MASSET (4TH), CARLOS
    FISHER (5TH), JOSH ROENICKE (7TH), PAUL JANISH (8TH) AND RAMON
    HERNANDEZ, RYAN HANIGAN (5TH)
    PH

    Jul 6 10:05 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    GRAND SLAM BY JAYSON WERTH (17) TO RIGHT CENTER WITH 1 OUT
    IN THE 8TH OFF PAUL JANISH SCORED SHANE VICTORINO, ERIC BRUNTLETT AND
    JOHN MAYBERRY.
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1, PHILADELPHIA 22
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: G DOBBS (.274, 4-FOR-5, HR, 2 RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 22  Bot 8, 0 OutsJul 6 9:48 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY ERIC BRUNTLETT SCORED JIMMY ROLLINS.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, E BRUNTLETT ON SECOND, S VICTORINO ON THIRD, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 18 BOTTOM, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: J MAYBERRY (.205, 0-FOR-1)

    Reds 1, Phillies 18  Bot 8, 0 OutsJul 6 9:45 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY SHANE VICTORINO SCORED MATT STAIRS.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, S VICTORINO ON FIRST, J ROLLINS ON SECOND, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 17 BOTTOM, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: E BRUNTLETT (.132, 0-FOR-1)

    Reds 1, Phillies 17  Bot 8, 0 OutsJul 6 9:44 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY RYAN HOWARD SCORED SHANE VICTORINO. ERROR BY JAY
    BRUCE ALLOWED ERIC BRUNTLETT TO SCORE.
    SITUATION: 4 RUNS IN, R HOWARD ON FIRST, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 16 BOTTOM, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: J WERTH (.262, 1-FOR-2, SF, RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 16  Bot 4, 0 OutsJul 6 8:42 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY CHASE UTLEY SCORED JIMMY ROLLINS.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, C UTLEY ON FIRST, S VICTORINO ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 14 BOTTOM, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: R HOWARD (.249, 0-FOR-3)

    Reds 1, Phillies 14  Bot 4, 0 OutsJul 6 8:40 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY SHANE VICTORINO SCORED COLE HAMELS.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, S VICTORINO ON SECOND, J ROLLINS ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 13 BOTTOM, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: C UTLEY (.302, 1-FOR-2, BB, HR, 3 RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 13  Bot 4, 0 OutsJul 6 8:38 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY JAYSON WERTH SCORED SHANE VICTORINO.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, R HOWARD ON FIRST, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 12 BOTTOM, 3RD
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: G DOBBS (.261, 2-FOR-2, HR, 2 RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 12  Bot 3, 0 OutsJul 6 8:17 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY CARLOS RUIZ SCORED GREG DOBBS.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, C RUIZ ON FIRST, P FELIZ ON SECOND, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1
    PHILADELPHIA 11 BOTTOM, 2ND
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: C HAMELS (.143, 1-FOR-1, 2 RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 11  Bot 2, 0 OutsJul 6 7:59 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    SOLO HOME RUN BY JONNY GOMES (5) TO RIGHT WITH 0 OUT IN THE
    2ND OFF COLE HAMELS.
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 1, PHILADELPHIA 10
    DUE UP FOR CINCINNATI: R HERNANDEZ (.252, 5 HR, 33 RBI)

    Reds 1, Phillies 10  Top 2, 0 OutsJul 6 7:47 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    THREE-RUN HOME RUN BY CHASE UTLEY (19) TO RIGHT CENTER WITH
    2 OUT IN THE 1ST OFF DANIEL HERRERA SCORED JIMMY ROLLINS AND SHANE
    VICTORINO.
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 0, PHILADELPHIA 10
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: R HOWARD (.251, 0-FOR-1)

    Reds 0, Phillies 10  Bot 1, 0 OutsJul 6 7:43 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY JIMMY ROLLINS SCORED COLE HAMELS.
    SITUATION: 7 RUNS IN, J ROLLINS ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 0
    PHILADELPHIA 7 BOTTOM, 1ST
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: S VICTORINO (.302, 1-FOR-1, HR, 2 RBI)

    Reds 0, Phillies 7  Bot 1, 0 OutsJul 6 7:35 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY COLE HAMELS SCORED PEDRO FELIZ AND CARLOS RUIZ.
    SITUATION: 6 RUNS IN, C HAMELS ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 0
    PHILADELPHIA 6 BOTTOM, 1ST
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: J ROLLINS (.217, 0-FOR-0, BB)

    Reds 0, Phillies 6  Bot 1, 0 OutsJul 6 7:33 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY GREG DOBBS (5) TO RIGHT WITH 2 OUT IN
    THE 1ST OFF JOHNNY CUETO SCORED JAYSON WERTH.
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 0, PHILADELPHIA 4
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: P FELIZ (.292, 5 HR, 40 RBI)

    Reds 0, Phillies 4  Bot 1, 0 OutsJul 6 7:28 PM


  • NL
    AT PHILADELPHIA - SCORING UPDATE
    TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY SHANE VICTORINO (6) TO RIGHT WITH 0 OUT
    IN THE 1ST OFF JOHNNY CUETO SCORED JIMMY ROLLINS.
    CURRENT SCORE: CINCINNATI 0, PHILADELPHIA 2
    DUE UP FOR PHILADELPHIA: C UTLEY (.301, 18 HR, 55 RBI)

    Reds 0, Phillies 2  Bot 1, 0 OutsJul 6 7:19 PM