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 Phillies’ Jay Bruce watches his grand slam during the fifth inning on June 4  (Gregory Bull)
Phillies’ Jay Bruce watches his grand slam during the fifth inning on June 4 (Gregory Bull)|Associated Press
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Wednesday Quickie Quiz, Single Digits - Kyle Lowry, Jay Bruce, Chuck Klein, Rogers Hornsby

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

WEDNESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Cardinal Dougherty’s Kyle Lowry recently became the third Philly-area high school product to become his NBA team’s career postseason points leader. Can you name the other two?

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WEDNESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> In his first start as a Phillie Tuesday, Jay Bruce homered in the fourth inning (No. 301) to break a tie with former Phillie Chuck Klein for 147th place on the all-time home run list . . . Then hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to break a tie for 146th place with Rogers Hornsby.

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>>> The Phillies have lost the final game of their last three series by a combined 22-4. They have allowed 45 runs in the in the final games of their last six series, although they managed a couple of wins in there (2-4). They had been 10-3 in series’ final games before that.

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>>> The Phillies allowed a seven-run eighth inning to the Dodgers Sunday and a seven-run sixth inning to the Padres Monday. According to @dakern74 (whom we trust with our statistical lives), the last time the Phils allowed 7+ innings in consecutive games was in 2008 when the Braves went for seven in the ninth inning on Friday, July 25 and then nine in the fourth inning the next afternoon.

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>>> In Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday, the Warriors had 22 assists on 22 second-half field goals. They assisted on 34 of 38 baskets for the game.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Kobe Bryant (Lower Merion) and Richard Hamilton (Coatesville) are the career leading postseason scorers for the Lakers and the Pistons.