*Joe Blanton with 7 shutout innings, 11 k's, and the win after entering the game with a 7.11 ERA.
*Shane Victorino going 4-5 at the plate after being foolishly caught stealing in the 9th of yesterday's loss.
*Pedro Feliz upping his batting average to .308, rubbing it my face for thinking he was washed-up as a hitter (another errant preseason prediction).
*Brad Lidge picks up his 9th save on the season by striking out last night's
*Phillies win 5-3, remain in 1st in the NL East with a record of 25-19.
Ryan Howard has strength according to MLB's new commercial in their "Beyond Baseball" series. Apparently Ryan learned to launch longballs from his mother or something like that.