Ruf Homers Twice In Loss

Nationals 4, Phillies 2
WP – Zach Duke (1-0, 1.32)
LP – Josh Lindblom (3-5, 3.55)
SV – Drew Storen (4)

WASHINGTON — In last three games against the Washington Nationals, the Phillies have scored only seven runs.

All seven of those runs came from prospect Darin Ruf.

Ruf hit a pair of solo home runs in the Phillies 4-2 loss to Washington. It was Ruf’s first career multi-home run game.

In the 4th inning, the Phillies jumped out to a 1-0 lead on Ruf’s solo shot. They then surrendered runs in 4th and 6th inning to trail 3-1.

Ruf pulled the Phillies to within one run in the 8th with his second solo homer of the game.

2B: Frandsen 2 (9). HR: Ruf 2 (3).


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