Phillies 4, Diamondbacks 2 (10 innings)

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

PHOENIX -- Ryan Howard broke an 0-for-18 slump with a two-run single in the 10th inning, and Chase Utley had four hits as the Philadelphia Phillies salvaged a split of a four-game series with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Jimmy Rollins singled off Matt Reynolds (0-1) with one out in the 10th before Utley doubled to right field. Howard, who had been 0-for-17 with nine strikeouts in the series, dropped a single into right to drive in both.
Reynolds had not given up a run in his first 19 innings this year, tying a franchise record to open a season.
The Phillies (18-21) tied the game with two runs in the ninth inning after Heath Bell replaced Brandon McCarthy, who threw eighth shutout innings while looking for his first victory of the year.
Utley doubled to open the ninth off Bell and scored on Delmon Young's one-out double. Domonic Brown singled to center tie the game one batter later.
The D-backs (21-17) have a major-league-high 11 failed save conversions this season. Bell has two.
Freddy Galvis had three of the Phillies' 15 hits, eight of which came in the last two innings.
Justin De Fratus (1-0) struck out the only batter he faced in the last of the ninth, and Jonathan Papelbon got his seventh save, his second in as many days.
Gerardo Parra had two of the D-backs' seven hits, and he led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run off Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick. It was Parra's third homer of the season and second career leadoff home run, the first coming in a 10-9, 16-inning victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on April 3.
Didi Gregorius, who had two hits, followed Parra's homer with a triple, and A.J. Pollock's two-out single made it 2-0 in the first.
McCarthy gave up seven hits, all singles, in eight shutout innings before being replaced after throwing 87 pitches. He did not get to a three-ball count on any of the 29 batters he faced.
McCarthy, who has not won since being struck in the head by a line drive on Sept. 5, 2012, threw eight innings for the first time since his final appearance of 2011. He entered the game having given up a NL-high 62 hits in 40 innings. His ERA dropped to 5.63.
NOTES: D-backs 1B Paul Goldschmidt struck out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning after missing his first start of the season. Eric Hinske started at first base, his first start of the season. Goldschmidt had missed a total of four innings in the first 37 games. ... Philadelphia SS Jimmy Rollins and Utley started together for the 992nd time Sunday, the second-most starts among active middle infield combinations. Yankees SS Derek Jeter and 2B Robinson Cano have started 1,036 games together. Rollins and Utley could pass them in July if Jeter remains sidelined due to an injury. ... D-backs LF Jason Kubel made his eighth start since returning from the disabled list on April 28, and all have come against right-handed pitchers. He went 1-for-3.

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