Pivetta baffles O’s in 11-K outing as Phils win

BALTIMORE — Phillies right-hander Nick Pivetta had one of the best starts of his career Wednesday afternoon in a 4-1 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards.

Pivetta tied a career high with 11 strikeouts, generating 23 swings and misses on 99 pitches as the Phillies improved to 24-16. It is the first time Philadelphia has been eight games above .500 since the end of the 2011 season.


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BALTIMORE — Phillies right-hander Nick Pivetta had one of the best starts of his career Wednesday afternoon in a 4-1 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards.

Pivetta tied a career high with 11 strikeouts, generating 23 swings and misses on 99 pitches as the Phillies improved to 24-16. It is the first time Philadelphia has been eight games above .500 since the end of the 2011 season.


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Cesar Hernandez hit a game-tying homer in the sixth and Maikel Franco knocked in the go-ahead run five batters later.

Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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