Thanks to strong pitching and clutch hitting, the Phillies have owned the ninth inning of their games this season. And John Mayberry (being congratulated by Carlos Ruiz at right) belted a game-tying home run Monday as another example of that.

They have nearly doubled their opponents' runs in their regularly scheduled final frames (41-22), despite having 17 fewer opportunities (via not having to bat in the ninth at home when ahead).

The numbers for the Phillies and their opponents in the ninth inning this season: