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Phils' blasts not enough to carry day

Shane Victorino and Ryan Howard homered -- Victorino's career-high 15th in a season and Howard's third in two games -- to support a strong Joe Blanton, but Chicago's Aramis Ramirez homered in the eighth to win it.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Rollins, SS4000010.240
Victorino, CF4111020.252
Werth, RF3100130.276
Howard, 1B4112010.297
Francisco, B, LF4000030.232
Ransom, 3B3010000.222
Ruiz, C3010000.277
Valdez, W, 2B3000022.251
Blanton, P2000012.172
a-Castro, Ju, PH1000010.198
Madson, P0000000.000
a-Struck out for Blanton in the 8th.
Theriot, 2B4000024.276
Colvin, RF4000010.262
Lee, D, 1B4000010.236
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4331000.220
Byrd, CF4122001.318
Soriano, A, LF2000111.273
Castro, S, SS3010002.281
Soto, C2000111.280
Lilly, P1001110.000
a-Fukudome, PH1000011.251
Marshall, S, P0000000.000
Marmol, P0000000.000
a-Struck out for Lilly in the 7th.
HR: Victorino (15, 4th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 1 out), Howard (20, 6th inning off Lilly, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 4; Ruiz; Victorino 4; Ransom.
RBI: Victorino (50), Howard 2 (71).
2-out RBI: Howard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanton.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

E: Blanton (1, pickoff).
DP: (Ransom-Valdez, W-Howard).

2B: Ramirez, Ar (12, Blanton).
HR: Byrd (10, 6th inning off Blanton, 1 on, 2 out), Ramirez, Ar (11, 8th inning off Madson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 7; Byrd 5; Castro, S.
RBI: Lilly (1), Byrd 2 (42), Ramirez, Ar (37).
2-out RBI: Lilly; Byrd 2; Ramirez, Ar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot 3.
GIDP: Soriano, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

Madson(L, 2-1)1.01110016.57
Marshall, S(W, 6-2)1.00000101.96
Marmol(S, 17)1.00000302.11
Game Scores: Blanton 60, Lilly 66.
WP: Lilly.
IBB: Soto (by Blanton).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 109-67, Madson 16-10, Lilly 110-70, Marshall, S 10-8, Marmol 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 3-8, Madson 1-2, Lilly 1-10, Marshall, S 1-0, Marmol 0-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 28, Madson 4, Lilly 26, Marshall, S 3, Marmol 3.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:12.
Att: 40,622.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
July 16, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media