Final

Series: Game 4 of 4

Philadelphia won 3-1

Game 1: Monday, June 28
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Philadelphia14
Game 2: Tuesday, June 29
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Philadelphia17
Game 3: Wednesday, June 30
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Philadelphia3
Game 4: Thursday, July 1
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Philadelphia10

Expos 5

(26-51, 13-29 away)

Phillies 10

(41-36, 21-17 home)

    6:05 PM ET, July 1, 2004

    Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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    MON 103000010 5 8 1
    PHI 10610200 - 10 16 0

    W: R. Wolf (3-3)

    L: S. Downs (0-2)

    Phillies offense provides 10 runs

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies are scoring runs just about every way possible.

    Mike Lieberthal hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs, leading the Phillies over the Montreal Expos 10-5 on Thursday night.

    Pat Burrell had three hits and three RBI, Randy Wolf pitched seven innings for his first win since April 30, and the Phillies took three of four from the Expos.

    The Phillies had three six-run innings in the series, finishing with 44 runs and 56 hits.

    "Overall, we're starting to swing the bats better as a team," Lieberthal said. "The way we were swinging, Montreal has to be pretty happy to get out of town."

    Wolf (3-3) allowed four runs and five hits, and struck out five. He retired 13 of the last 15 hitters he faced in his second start since returning from the disabled list.

    "He got more in a groove as the game went on," Phillies manager Larry Bowa said. "To see him out there is a big plus for us because he's one of the best left-handers in the league."

    Brad Wilkerson hit his fourth homer in five games and Jose Vidro also homered for Montreal, which has the worst record in the majors at 26-51. Vidro extended his hitting streak to 18 games with an RBI single in the third.

    After the Expos scored three times in the third inning to take a 4-1 lead, the Phillies answered with six runs off Scott Downs (0-2).

    Bobby Abreu's RBI double cut it to 4-2, Jim Thome followed with a double and Burrell tied it with a two-run single. Lieberthal then lined a shot into the left-field seats for his ninth homer.

    "Scoring a lot of runs with singles and doubles is a good thing for us so we don't have to sit and wait for homers," Abreu said.

    Downs gave up seven runs and nine hits in 2 1-3 innings in his second start since coming up from Triple-A Edmonton.

    "I just got some balls up," Downs said. "Then it went so fast, I couldn't see it. You make mistakes up here, you get hurt."

    Wilkerson led off the game with his 16th homer over the right-field wall.

    An RBI double by Orlando Cabrera, a run-scoring single by Vidro and a sacrifice fly by Tony Batista gave the Expos a 4-1 lead in the third.

    "We get ahead, but don't have time to build our lead because the pitchers go out and give up runs the next inning," Expos manager Frank Robinson said. "It happened the entire series. They got a lot of hits and scored a lot of runs."

    Game notes


    A crowd of 43,246 turned out on fireworks night. It was the 18th sellout in the first season at Citizens Bank Park. ... The start was delayed 29 minutes by rain. ... Wilkerson has three leadoff homers this season, all against the Phillies. ... Each of Philadelphia's nine starters had hits. ... Lieberthal's RBI double in the sixth inning was the 200th double of his career. He finished 3-for-5. ... Phillies third-base coach John Vukovich will miss the series against Baltimore to attend his father's funeral.

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