Francisco's hit in ninth lifts Phillies over A's

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, top, holds on to the throw after forcing out Oakland Athletics' Jemile Weeks (19) at second base in the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Philadelphia. Oakland's Cliff Pennington was safe at first on the fielder's choice. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

June 24, 2011 7:22:29 PM PDT
Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco's RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.