Lannan, long-balls help Phils snap 8 game skid
The Phillies snapped their 8 game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.
John Lannan pitched 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 runs and manager Charlie Manuel says Lannan got the job done.
"I felt like he pitched a John Lannan-like game. He got some base-runners and he definitely made pitches when he had to. He got us to a good place in the game."
Carlos Ruiz hit a two-run home run, his first since last September and Michael Young also added a two-run blast.
Game two of the three game set is tonight with Kyle Kendrick on the mound against Chad Gaudin. Pre-game coverage on WDEL starts at 6:30.
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