Fightin Phils 2, RubberDucks 0

Storylines: The Ducks (66-50) lost their fourth consecutive game and seventh of the last eight games. With the Altoona Curve’s win over the Trenton Thunder, the RubberDucks’ Eastern League Western Division lead over the Curve (61-51) narrowed to three games.

Duckbills: During the losing streak, the Ducks haven’t scored more than one run in any game and have been outscored 14-3.

Next: The RubberDucks open a three-game series against the Portland SeaWolves at 7:05 p.m. Friday at Canal Park. Left-hander Sean Brady (5-6, 4.55) faces Sea Wolves southpaw Daniel McGrath (1-3, 3.38).

— Brad Bournival