June 13, 2012 at 7:04 pm in The Daily Republic
MINNEAPOLIS Jim Thome drove in four runs against his former team, including a long homer to pad Philadelphia’s lead, and the Phillies hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
John Mayberry also had four RBIs, including a three-run home run in the first inning to give Cole Hamels (9-3) a six-run lead he barely held.
Jonathan Papelbon got the last four outs for his 17th save in as many attempts. Continue Reading