• Ryan Howard has reached base safely in 25 straight games at Citizens Bank Park with a .396 OBP in those games dating back to last season.
• According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee became the first pitcher in history to lose two career games in which he allowed one or no runs and struck out 13 or more, when he did it Wednesday night. The other time was also against the Braves at Citizens Bank Park on Sept. 27, 2013. Overall, it's happened only 19 times in Major League history.
Paul Hagen is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.