Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Phillies 6, Pirates 3

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Phillies 6, Pirates 3

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GAME DATA

* Record: 18-9-1.

* Starter: Josh Lindblom ? 12?3 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K.

* Hitter: Austin Meadows ? 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B.

* Of note: Jose Osuna had a two-run double and a walk.

NEWS OF THE DAY

Lindblom left fastballs up to Maikel Franco and Andrew Knapp in the first inning, and they turned the mistakes into home runs.

"I've been trying to not get rotational," Lindblom said. "First inning, got rotational. Then the ball elevates, you kind of get underneath it, the hitter sees it a little bit more."

Wade LeBlanc struck out two and allowed three hits in 31?3 scoreless innings.

"Every outing's been a little bit better than the one before," LeBlanc said. "That's really all you can hope for. You've just got to carry it over and keep getting sharper."

INJURY UPDATE

Francisco Cervelli was removed from the lineup Sunday because of continued soreness in his right foot, general manager Neal Huntington said. …

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