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Worth noting
Placido Polanco became the 10th player to pick up his 2,000th career hit in a Phillies uniform, and the first since Dale Murphy in 1991. ... Entering Tuesday's game, the Phils' Nos. 5-8 hitters had hit a combined .364 on the current homestand. ... Phillies starting pitchers entered Tuesday leading the big leagues in innings (238 2/3) and strikeouts (209). They also are tied for the lead in quality starts (27) and rank third in ERA (2.98).

Placido Polanco became the 10th player to pick up his 2,000th career hit in a Phillies uniform, and the first since Dale Murphy in 1991. ... Entering Tuesday's game, the Phils' Nos. 5-8 hitters had hit a combined .364 on the current homestand. ... Phillies starting pitchers entered Tuesday leading the big leagues in innings (238 2/3) and strikeouts (209). They also are tied for the lead in quality starts (27) and rank third in ERA (2.98).