"He's in there cleaning the guacamole and mayo out of his hair," Cameron Rupp said with a laugh. Eventually Mark Leiter Jr. made it out of the shower and over to his locker where equipment man Phil Sheridan presented him with three game balls, souvenirs from not only his first big-league start but his first big-league win, as well. "It's something I'll never forget," the 26-year-old right-hander from Toms River, N.J., said after pitching six shutout innings to backbone the Phillies' 6-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Friday night (see Instant Replay).
Phillies (24-48) at Diamondbacks (46-28) 10:10 p.m. on TCN; streaming live on CSNPhilly.com and the NBC Sports App The Phillies, believe it or not, bring a two-game winning streak into Saturday night. Seriously! Led by six strong innings from Mark Leiter Jr., the Phillies beat the Diamondbacks, 6-1, Friday, picking up their first win over the D-backs this season. Can Ben Lively make it three straight or will Robbie Ray turn out the lights on the Phillies offense? Here are five things to know for late Saturday night: 1. High quality In tonight's start, Lively has the opportunity to become the first Phillie since 1943 to begin his career with five quality starts. His first four starts have made
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