Worth noting

Worth noting

• The Phillies limited the Nationals to 10 runs in their recent four-game series. In the Phillies' three wins, their starting pitchers combined to allow only two runs in 23 innings.

• The Phillies are 5-9 against American League teams, and have been outscored 88-48 in those 14 contests.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. Stephen Pianovich This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.