Phillies Blogathon: Hour 31

The Phillies' pitching staff notched 21 shutouts this season, seven of them of the complete-game variety (Cliff Lee 6, Roy Halladay 1). A look at all 21 below.

Noteworthy: A total of 16 different pitchers took part in at least one of those shutouts ... Five of them came in a 14-game April stretch, six more in a 25-game stretch that ended on the Fourth of July and seven over 29 games in August and early September ... Surprisingly, the Phils also had 21 shutouts in 2010 ... Starters in those 2011 shutouts: Lee 9, Halladay & Hamels 3, Oswalt, Kendrick and Worley 2 each.

Date Opponent Score Pitchers (IP)
April 7 Mets 11-0 Halladay (7), Baez (1), Herndon (1)
April 10 at Braves   3-0 Hamels (7), Madson (1), Contreras (1)
April 14 at Nationals   4-0 Lee (9)
April 21 at Padres   3-0 Oswalt (6), Herndon (0.2),
    Bastardo (1.1), Contreras (1)
April 22 at Padres   2-0 Hamels (8), Madson (1)
May 7 Braves   3-0 Kendrick (5), Romero (1), Stutes (1),
    Bastardo (1), Madson (2)
May 21 Rangers   2-0 Lee (8), Madson (1)
June 8 Dodgers   2-0 Hamels (8), Madson (1)
June 16 Marlins   3-0 Lee (9)
June 22 at Cardinals   4-0 Lee (9)
June 24 Athletics   1-0 Worley (6), Herndon (1.2),
    Perez (0.1), Stutes (1)
June 28 Red Sox   5-0 Lee (9)
July 4 Marlins   1-0 Worley (7), Stutes (1), Bastardo (1)
Aug. 2 at Rockies   5-0 Kendrick (8), Herndon (1)
Aug. 4 at Giants   3-0 Lee (9)
Aug. 20 at Nationals   5-0 Oswalt (8), Stutes (1)
Aug. 22 Mets 10-0 Lee (7), Herndon (2)
Aug. 30 Reds   9-0 Halladay (7), Lidge (1), Schwimmer (1)
Aug. 31 Reds   3-0 Lee (8.2), Madson (0.1)
Sept. 5 Braves   9-0 Lee (9)
Sept. 14  at Astros   1-0 Halladay (9)

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