Phillies Edge Giants, 6-5

By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2008 10:23 PM CDT
Philadelphia Phillies' Shane Victorino (8) slides home on a wild pitch by San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum in the fifth inning of a baseball game today in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 6-5.    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
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(Newser) – Pat Burrell had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 today for manager Charlie Manuel's 500th career victory. Shane Victorino had two hits and Carlos Ruiz homered for the Phillies. Philadelphia won in the bottom of the ninth when Geoff Jenkins hit a sharp grounder toward second base, allowing Ryan Howard.

Brad Lidge (1-0) pitched a scoreless ninth for the win. Keiichi Yabu (2-2) took the loss for the Giants. Yabu walked Howard and Burrell with two outs, setting up Jenkins' at-bat. Burrell is second in the National League with 30 RBIs and has reached base in 30 straight games. Cole Hamels gave up four runs and seven hits in six innings for Philadelphia.