A pair of Ryan Howard homers, including a mammoth third-deck grand slam, guided the Phils to a 9-6 victory over the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park, clinching just their second home series win of the season. Cole Hamels picked up the win with six shaky innings of six-run ball. Brad Lidge earned his 11th save.
Meanwhile, the Phillies have selected Triple-A lefthander Antonio Bastardo to replace Brett Myers in San Diego Tuesday. We'll offer a full breakdown tomorrow.