Paul Bako is congratulated after his two-run homer in the second. (Darren Hauck/AP)
By Todd Zolecki / MLB.com
Kyle Kendrick filled in admirably for an ailing Pedro Martinez by allowing three runs over four innings vs. the Crew. But Tyler Walker gave up the decisive homer to Ryan Braun in the ninth, as the Phillies' lead in the NL East dropped to five games.
BATTING HR: Bako (3, 2nd inning off Looper, 1 on, 2 out), Howard (43, 5th inning off Looper, 0 on, 0 out). TB:
Howard 6; Feliz 2; Bako 5; Kendrick, K. RBI: Bako 2 (9), Werth (94), Feliz (73), Howard (136). 2-out RBI:
Bako 2; Feliz. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kendrick, K 2; Werth. SF: Werth. Team
RISP: 2-for-4. Team LOB: 6.
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