The Phillies rallied in the ninth inning, but fell short in their 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros.
Brett Myers pitched 5.1 innings allowing four earned runs on eight hits and a walk, including Miguel Tejada’s solo home run. Myers struck out four.
Ryan Madson pitched 1.2 scoreless innings allowing just two hits. He struck out one. Robert Mosebach allowed two earned runs in one inning.
Jason Werth capped a three run second inning with a solo home run. Shane Victorino was 2-for-4 with a run batted in. Matt Stairs’ solo home run and Eric Bruntlett’s RBI double brought in two runs in the ninth, but it wasn’t enough for the victory.