Philadelphia Phillies defeat Boston Red Sox, 10-5

PHILADELPHIA -- Understudy to David Wells?

The role calls for a lefthanded Bluto or Blutarski, a Chris Farley, or a Jack Black.

But for the better part of seven weeks, that job has fallen to Lenny DiNardo -- slender, polite, urbane, full head of hair -- a checklist of attributes that falls well short of summoning images of the pitcher whose place in the Red Sox rotation he has held since the start of the season.

DiNardo's days of keeping the La-Z-Boy warm for Wells a...