MONTREAL (Ticker) -- Another strong outing by
stave off elimination from playoff contention.
Lidle allowed a run and four hits in 7 1/3 innings to outduel
as the Phillies edged the
, 2-1. With the win, Philadelphia remained mathematically alive in the chase for the National League wild card.
Lidle (11-12), who was acquired from the
in August, has won his last four decisions beginning with back-to-back shutouts against the
New York Mets
"Lidle pitched a great game, got ahead in the count," Phillies manager
said. "You get good pitching, you can hang in there."
In his eighth game as member of the Phillies, Lidle walked two and struck out five before giving way to
in the eighth inning.
"I was getting ahead of hitters, throwing strikes with my off-speed (pitches), forcing them to make contact," Lidle said. "I only walked two guys."
Cormier, who made his 81st appearance - the most by a lefthander in franchise history, retired both batters he faced.
worked a perfect ninth inning to notch his 20th save.
drilled a two-run double down the right field line in the fifth inning to provide the offense for Philadelphia, which went 5-1 during its final road trip of the season.
each reached base four times and
had two hits for the Phillies, who finished with their first winning season on the road (44-37) since 1993 when they reached the World Series.
Hernandez (11-15) lost for the fifth time in his last seven decisions despite allowing just two runs in eight innings. Hernandez, who gave up 10 hits, matched a season high with nine strikeouts.
"I pitched good and I didn't win the game," Hernandez said. "That happens in baseball. I lost 2-1 and that's it."
had an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning for Montreal, which has gone 0-5-1 in its last six series.
Schneider established a career high with his 47th RBI.