Halladay strong in return as Phils beat DBacks

By Aaron Bracy, AP 4:48pm, August 25, 2013
Roy Halladay pitched six strong innings in his return from the disabled list and John Mayberry Jr. homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Cody Asche had two hits with a double and two RBIs and Roger Bernadina had two RBIs for the Phillies, who have won six of their last eight games.

A.J. Pollock had three hits, including a three-run homer, for Arizona, which has lost four of five.

The game started just 11 hours and 25 minutes after the final out at 2:12 a.m. of Saturday's 7-hour, 6-minute marathon that set a record for length of time of a game for both clubs. This one was more conventional, taking 2 hours, 49 minutes.


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