Like everyone else, Roy Oswalt shuts out the Padres

  1. Roy Oswalt and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Philadelphia Phillies shutout the San Diego Padres, 3-0.
  2. Oswalt (3-0) has gone six innings in all four starts, allowing two or fewer earned runs. He has a 1.88 ERA and a 0.88 WHIP. he has won 10 straight decisions, last losing July 30.
  3. Jose Contreras picked up his fifth save in five chances.
  4. Phillies pitchers are tied for the big league lead with four shutouts.
  5. San Diego ace Mat Latos (0-3) has lost eight straight starts. He’s allowed five homers in 16 2/3 innings in three starts including a pair to Ben Francisco and Brian Schneider last night.
  6. The Padres batters have been shut out a major league-leading five times.
  7. San Diego is hitting .222 the lowest in the majors.
  8. The Padres have scored 60 runs, last in the NL, 27 fewer than the Phils and 47 last than the Reds.
  9. The Padres OPS of .632 is the worst in NL and only better than the Twins .607.