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Phillies wait out rain, defeat D-Backs

John Mayberry smacked a two-run homer, and 1 triumph over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Chase Utley and Raul Ibanez each had a pair of hits and scored once for the NL East leaders, who moved to a season-high 39 games over .500 (80-42). It is their best mark since the end of the 1977 season when they finished 40 games over the break-even mark. Additionally, it marks the franchise's second-fewest games played to reach 80 victories. They needed 121 games in 1976 to get to the mark.

David Herndon (1-2), the second pitcher for the Phillies of the night, threw three innings to get the win. He came in after a 2-hour, 17-minute rain delay in relief of Vance Worley.

Ian Kennedy (15-4) had an seven-game winning streak broken, as he allowed five hits and three runs over three frames.

Paul Goldschmidt homered for a second straight night for Arizona, which lost the rubber match of this three-game set, but remained 2 1/2 games ahead of second-place San Francisco in the NL West.