Three Runs Does It For Phillies

This season, the Phillies have more wins (10) when they score exactly three runs than any other number they hang on the board.

They are 43-10 when they score three runs or more, 33-3 when they score four or more. (Those records were 84-27 and 73-14 in 2010.)

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Shane Victorino scores Phillies' fourth run last Wednesday in St. Louis (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The Phillies’ records this season and last based on the number of runs they scored in each game:

        2011 2010
  0 Runs 0-5 0-11
  1 Run 1-9 6-17
  2 Runs 5-6 7-10
  3 Runs     10-7      11-13
  4 Runs 6-1 6-  2
  5 Runs 8-2 11-  6
  6 Runs 2-0 7-  3
  7 Runs 6-0 13-  1
  8 Runs 2-0 9-  0
  9 Runs 2-0 10-  1
10 Runs 6-0 7-  1
11 Runs 1-0 5-  0
12 Runs 4-  0
14 Runs 1-  0

It's yet more proof that three is a magic number.

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